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SPRINGBOARD PLUS 2021 CONSULTATIONS
Springboard Plus consults are an opportunity to get support for your specific Springboard project. Participants can select either a production consult session or a script/story consult.
Please do not use this form to book your general MCX Member annual consultation. Member consults are general discussions that can cover career, production and project advice and guidance at a high level. Member consults do not include script notes or specific story feedback. To arrange your general member consult, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
BOOK A PRODUCTION CONSULT
with Diana Ward
Springboard Production consults are an opportunity to discuss non-story related aspects of the project. This can be used to ask questions about preparing a Quicksilver submission, or more general questions about your Springboard project.
BOOK A SCRIPT/ STORY CONSULT
with Jonathan Champ, Ruth Estelle, or Kelly Schilling
Springboard Script/Story Consults are an opportunity to receive direct feedback on the current draft of your script, treatment and/or pitch materials. You will need to provide your written materials at least one full day ahead of your booked session. For example, if your session is on a Wednesday you will need to provide your written materials by COB Monday.
I am an emerging producer, what support can Mercury CX offer me?
What types of production does Mercury CX fund?
Can I apply as an individual for production funding?
Do I have to be a member to access production support and funding?
Does Mercury CX work with the screen associations and guilds?
We welcome the members of our industry guilds including Screen Producers Australia, Australian Directors Guild, Australian Writers Guild and Actors Equity along with the screencraft guilds and associations.
Can I apply for production funding outside the Quicksilver fund?
Where can I learn more about the technical aspects of production?
Launching in 2021 is SASAFEST, an intensive workshop for screen craft.
In South Australia, MAPS and TAFE SA have a number of foundation level technical courses for production skills. There are also private training providers.
Is Mercury CX a registered training organisation (RTO)?
Is Mercury CX affiliated with any educational institution?
Will Mercury CX give me feedback on my feature film script?
Where can I learn about film-making in South Australia?
The South Australian Film Corporation provides support for screen professionals and productions within South Australia. Mercury CX works closely with SAFC to provide emerging and early-career screen makers pathways to production.
We recommend the Screen Australia guide to getting started in the Australian screen industry
Do I have to be a member to access Mercury CX courses?
Is HECS or Fee Help available for Mercury CX courses and workshops?
What are short documents and how should I format my script?
Short documents refers to a range of different documents used in the development of screen productions. It might be a one-page synopsis, a treatment, a show bible, or a full script.
Screen Australia has a very useful guide to short documents.
What is GlueUp?
GlueUp is a membership and professional development administration platform. Mercury CX has chosen GlueUp because it supports our needs in delivering membership services and events to our members in a cost-effective way. GlueUp was selected for the range of features it provides, including event and course management.
Do I have to join GlueUp to be a Mercury CX member or attend an event?
GlueUp is our membership and event platform. For some events that are open to attendees beyond Mercury CX members, the platform may require registration. This is like using a different platform such as Zoom or Eventbrite. It ensures that event registration is complete and communication is possible to registered delegates.
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