Funding

Crowdfunding

Projected Development Cost – will not exceed $50 000 (we’re a University-based development with limited resources).

Timeline – 6 -9 months

Rainbow Death Studios will also be putting forward a Kickstarter campaign to help get financial backing to fund this smartphone app (Project Untitled) as well as pursuing funding from the Australian Government. Kickstarter is a website used to for ‘crowd-funding’ where applicants put forward a project and visitors on the website can choose to provide funding and ‘back’ a certain project.

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Government Funding

Initial funding for this project will be an application to the Australian Government, through Screen Australia.In November of 2012, then Minister for the Arts, Simon Crean, announced a new three-year $20 million fund for the interactive games industry. This fund is managed by Screen Australia, who offers funding up to a maximum of $500,000 per project, dependent on the scale of production (Screen Australia 2014).

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