The program funds the creation of short films on a low budget by emerging filmmakers and then tours the films throughout Australia at the end of a years work. It was created to address the sponsoring organisations' objective of showcasing new talent via organizations in each state.
During 2002 there were 29 short films produced using approximately seven-hundred cast and crew. The successful filmmakers in 2003 will be given a small amount of money, two days equipment hire and two days post-production facilities. In 2003 $150,000 came from the AFC and $75,000 was contributed by SDA organizations.