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Establishment and Functions
The Victorian Film Corporation was established as a body corporate under the provisions of the Victorian Film Corporation Act 1976 (No.8864) following a report made by a subcomittee of the Victorian Council of the Arts which had been set up in 1975 to investigage ways in which the government could assist film makers in Victoria.
The major functions of Victorian Film Corporation were to encourage and promote the production, exhibition and distribution of films and television programs and other entertainments and works by providing funds, facilities, equipment and advice to film makers.
In 1982 it was succeeded by Film Victoria (Film Victoria I, VA 1071), which was established in February 1982 under the Film Victoria Act 1981 (No.9716).
Location of Records
Some records are presumed to have been transferred to the National Film and Sound Archive in Canberra.