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Development Funds for two Closer Projects

Screen Australia yesterday announced $1.6million in Story Development Funding, with Closer Productions receiving development funding for two new projects.

 

Those projects include the feature drama Irma Voth, penned by rising star Tilda Cobham-Hervey and produced by Tilda alongside Sophie Hyde, Rebecca Summerton, Bryan Mason, with Sophie Hyde set to direct. An adaptation of the novel by Miriam Toews, Irma Voth is a humorous, dark and uplifting story of a woman who is not recognised by those around her, learning to recognise herself.

 

Find Me, a television series based on the novel by Laura van den Berg, was also awarded funds. Find Me is a drama, sci-fi series written by Matthew Cormack and Produced by Rebecca Summerton. It follows a young woman, Joy - an unreliable narrator who’s repressed her traumatic past - who finds herself immune to a sickness sweeping the country which causes sufferers to forget (everything) and decides that she is key to finding the cure to the pandemic.

 

For the full media release, head to the Screen Australia website

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