Filmmaker Fatima Mawas has been shortlisted with 7 other applicants and offered a chance to pitch her film idea to SBS Australia.
The film pitch is about a girl with Down syndrome.
Only 5 out of 8 applicants will be selected to go through scripting worshops.
From there, 2 films will be selected to be produced.
Fatima Mawas is a writer/director who has written and directed short films, music videos, dance videos and a live action stereoscopic 3D film. Her films have screened at various festivals and exhibitions.