A vibrant industry supported by leading bodies, facilities, events and talent development
Established in 1972, the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) is South Australia’s leading screen authority and investment body, supporting the development, growth and promotion of the state’s screen production sector.
As the most experienced screen agency in Australia the SAFC focuses on supporting, positioning and championing South Australian screen businesses to achieve creative excellence and prosperity, contributing to a robust South Australian economy and creative vibrancy through production of a diverse slate of feature film, television and digital screen projects.
The SAFC administers a range of Production and Development funding for screen productions of all types, from TV series and feature films to short films, web series, video games and more.
The SAFC’s Adelaide Studios are purpose built, state-of-the-art screen production facilities offering a tailored and flexible response to local, interstate and international producers specialising in independent production.
Equipped with two sound stages, a Dolby Premier 7.1 mixing theatre, foley stage and edit suites, 100-seat screening theatre and virtual production capability, the studios have attracted many high profile projects since opening in 2011, including TV drama series Stateless, Pine Gap and Wanted S3 and feature films Mortal Kombat, 2067, The Babadook, Hotel Mumbai, Storm Boy, and I Am Mother.
Located in Glenside, just five minutes from Adelaide’s CBD, the facilities also operate as an integrated creative hub for South Australia’s screen industry, with more than 25 local screen businesses from production companies to digital content studios and casting agents resident on site.
Twelve days of bold, inspiring and entertaining stories from Australia and the world.
Presented biennially since 2003, Adelaide Film Festival (AFF) celebrates and explores Australian and international screen culture with a unique program of screenings, forums, special events and engagement opportunities. One of the boldest and most innovative film festivals in the country, AFF is renowned internationally as a platform for exciting new Australian talent, ranking in Variety’s list of “50 Unmissable Film Festivals”.
Mercury CX (formerly Media Resource Centre) is a national centre of excellence dedicated to screen talent and story development based in Adelaide.
MCX is a non-profit organisation that supports members and industry practitioners to develop, advance and professionalise their careers in the screen industry, and is funded by the SAFC to provide support to the emerging screen sector.
It is home to the national Screenmakers Conference, South Australian Screen Awards, specialist labs, workshops and funding programs as well as a range of cinema programs in the boutique Mercury Cinema, in Adelaide’s CBD.