Bunya is thrilled to announce the creative teams and participants chosen to attend the Bunya Talent Indigenous Hub taking place in Los Angeles in March 2020.
Presented in association with Netflix Australia and Screen Australia Indigenous Department, the Bunya Talent Indigenous Hub is a five-day talent incubator aimed at mid-career Indigenous writers, showrunners, directors and producers.
The participants will be travelling to Los Angeles to develop and pitch their screen project and attend meetings and presentations by executives from Netflix and other industry practitioners. The Talent lab will take place at Charlie’s, Australians in Film’s innovative bespoke hub for business, project development and networking for the Australian screen community in Los Angeles.
At the end of the incubator, one participant’s work will be selected to proceed to further development with Bunya Productions as producers, receiving up to $20,000 in further development funding in association with Screen Australia and Netflix Australia.
The nine creative teams comprise a total of thirteen Indigenous screen practitioners, with their projects including a range of feature film and TV series ideas encompassing comedy, drama and the supernatural.
The successful Talent Hub participants and teams are:
- Aaron Fa’Aoso (Blue Water Empire, The Straits)
- Nakkiah Lui (Black Comedy, Get Krack!n, Kiki and Kitty