Temporary Interruption Fund (TIF)

This program provides local film and television producers with insurance coverage for COVID-19 issues.

The grant is no longer available

What you get?

Insurance coverage for specific events relating to COVID-19.

Who is this for?

Australian production companies.


Filming of new productions has been affected by insurers not providing coverage for COVID-19. The Temporary Interruption Fund (TIF) provides assistance for new local productions which have been unable to start production due to production insurance exclusions relating to COVID-19.

Check if you can apply

The TIF fund is for Australian productions made in Australia. Eligible productions are:

  • a feature film, drama series, documentary series or single episode program that has passed the Significant Australian Content test or be an official co-production.
  • an entertainment or reality series that is capable of passing the Significant Australian Content test.

Applicants must:

  • be a company incorporated and carrying on business in Australia, and have its central management and control in Australia
  • control the rights to carry out the production
  • not be in breach of any obligation under any agreement it has with Screen Australia or its predecessors
  • not have commenced principal photography at the time of application and have commenced prinipal photography prior to 30 June 2022.

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Apply for the Temporary Interruption Fund (TIF)

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