Elena Carapetis chosen for 2022 SBS Emerging Writers’ Incubator

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Elena Carapetis is a South Australian writer who is one of six chosen creatives from across the nation for the 2022 SBS Emerging Writer’s Incubator. 

This program is an initiative from SBS in partnership with Screen Australia and state and territory agencies including the SAFC along with the Australian Writer’s Guild. 

As part of her selection process, Elena will be joining Highview Productions, supported by the SAFC. 

Carapetis will follow in the footsteps of SA writer Ansuya Nathan who was selected for the inaugural Incubator program in 2021, in which she undertook a 12-month paid placement with SA’s Closer Productions, supported by the SAFC.

The nationwide initiative is currently in its second year and supports the development of under-represented screenwriting talent in Australia.

Each year, six writers are chosen to join the teams of Australian production companies acclaimed for their delivery of Australian drama, for a 12 month paid placement where they will gain significant work experience and further develop their skills.  

Writers are supported by the Australian Writers’ Guild with access to creative and training workshops.

Source: SA Film Corporation

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