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Fujifilm Joins Ausfilm

Fujifilm Australia today announced that they become a corporate member and sponsor of Ausfilm, the partnership organisation between private industry and government founded to market Australia's incentive schemes, locations and capabilities worldwide to assist international screen producers to make their productions in Australia. Ausfilm comprises Australia's Federal, State and Territory Governments and over 30 private-sector companies.

Fujifilm Australia’s General Manager Recording Media/Motion Picture Film Marc Van Agten said, “We are delighted to have become a member of Ausfilm. It is truly a worthwhile organisation set up solely to assist the Australian film industry grow. We are looking forward to contributing in every way we can and using all of our corporate resources to ensure as much growth as possible for the local industry.”

The Ausfilm team is based in Sydney and Los Angeles and provides the following benefits and services to its clients:

  • Australian screen incentives information and advice
  • Guidance on Australian co-production arrangements
  • Tailored locations surveys and pitches
  • Confidential briefing about projects to state and territory screen agencies
  • Information about studio complexes, production services and equipment providers
  • Referral service to Australian creative talent, technical and producing personnel
  • Information on post-production, sound design, digital and visual effects capability and facilities
  • Travel fund
  • Comparative budget service
  • Information on immigration and import regulations and procedures

Marc Van Agten concluded, “Ausfilm's members are professional, experienced and innovative organisations within Australia's screen industry. Fujifilm is very pleased to be a part of it.”

Ausfilm newly appointed Chief Executive Jackie O'Sullivan said, “It is fantastic that Fujifilm have joined Ausfilm. They bring a wonderful brand to the Ausfilm membership and they in turn will extend their work opportunities on international productions locating to Australia.”

Ausfilm is a member of the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI)

For more press information contact Salvatore Di Muccio at Well Above on +61 412 64 99 64 or at salvatore@wellabove.com

Topics: australian film industry, Ausfilm, fujifilm australia