A Bit of Black Business

Title

A Bit of Black Business

Subject

Indigenous

Description

Indigenous filmmakers experiemnt in the short film format (All Titles in Strand: Backseat, Bloodlines, Custard, Days Like These, Done Dirt Cheap, Hush, Jackie Jackie, Kwatye, Nava)

Source

SBS Annual Report 05-06, 07-08
http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/35920026
http://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/find-a-film/detail.aspx?tid=23252&grp=syn&s=a%20bit%20of%20black%20business&sin=all&ystart=1970&yend=2017

Rights

Flickerfest (International Sales)

Format

Interstitials

Date Issued

2007

Duration

13 x 5 mins

Director

Warwick Thornton, Debbie Carmody, Pauline Whyman, Michael Longbottom, Adrian Wills, Dena Curtis, Trisha Morton-Thomas, Michelle Blanchard, Martin Leroy Adams, Aaron Fa'aoso, Kelli Cross, Jacob Nash, Jon Bell

Producer

P: Kath Shelper

Contributor

SBSi, AFC Project Development Branch, Scarlett Pictures P/L

Date Commissioned

2005-2006

Strand

A Bit of Black Business

Accord

Indigenous Drama Initiative

Production Fund

Special

SBS TV Broadcast Date

2007-2008

Comments

Evolution of, and final investment in, the Indigenous Drama Initiative. Used to fund much shorter interstitials (up to 5 minutes) rather than short films (up to 30 minutes).

Files

Tags

Citation

“A Bit of Black Business,” SBSi Commissioned Content, accessed September 26, 2017, http://sbsi.digitalfabulists.org/document/4130.