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More details have emerged, providing additional funding for the ABC children's series to relocate to the new Adelaide studio.
In addition to the $660,000 already promised, SA film offers $850,000 in cash and rewards.
Additional incentives include the payment of $130,000 to producer Andrew Dillon, provided that he meets the "South Australian resident" qualification in the SAFC guidelines and receives an additional 300,000 of any profit
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The show was the first project to be filmed at a $48 million Adelaide studio built on the site of the former Glenside Hospital.
It will be filmed in new state, but the producer agrees to switch to SA after the last shot
Minutes of the meeting with safc ceo Richard Harris
Including the previously determined $850,000.
Documents submitted by chairman Cheryl Bart to SAFC's board of directors, as well as documents obtained by the Opposition under Freedom of Information, show that the producers received additional rewards, including: free rental of Adelaide Studios, if the second series is filmed on the interstate, it will be rewarded;
Payment to producer Andrew Dillon provided he is eligible to become a resident of South Australia;
Judging from SAFC's share in any profit, if Series 2 is filmed in Adelaide,
The document states that this is "a key factor in attracting projects from new states to SA ";
Apply for a payroll tax exemption of $100,000.
Not only received $1.
5 million cash and rewards from SA.
Screen Australia also invested $3,484,130 in the project.
It also receives funding from ABC, Screen NSW, Screen Queensland, and Screen ACT in script development.
As part of the agreement, producers agreed to invest $8,254,439 in South Africa, including hiring local directors and writers.
The FoI document shows that of the 450 people expected to work on the series, the producers intend to employ 5 local actors and 48 production personnel.
The crew to South Africa included Mr. Dillon from Sydney.
Credit includes and is based on producers.
Executive producer Gary Kurtz
"A few months" will also be in SA.
Opposition spokesman Vicky Chapman expressed doubts about the incentives: "The Labor party has set up a $48 million film studio at the center of the Glenside campus, allegedly attracting film production, now they put millions of dollars into the company and brought them here.
"It's important that the government supports art, but it's outrageous to throw a bucket of money at filmmakers to support a $48 million pet program.
"The money should be spent dealing with people waiting in ambulances outside our public hospitals because they can't go in to see a doctor or deal with people who live in inappropriate housing.
A spokesman for Art Minister Mike Lann said that liberals have been "knocking" on the plan, which has been going on for a long time.
The long-term goal of bringing a lot of money to the country through film production.