Is it for SBS?

A good place to start is to consider how your idea relates to SBS and whether your project is likely to be of interest. Take a look at SBS’ charter and the SBS commissioning values to gain the fullest understanding of our functions and our needs.

Ideas For Online
SBS Online also accept proposals for both Multi-Platform and Web-only projects. Please click on the Online tab above for more information.

Is It A Completed Program?
SBS Commissioned Content works with filmmakers at the conception, development or pre-production stages of a project. If you are looking to sell a completed documentary for SBS to broadcast, SBS also has an Acquisitions team who work in this area. Please visit their website for more information: http://www.sbs.com.au/article/107818/get-my-program-on-sbs.

Submission Process
Please use the following links to find out about the submission process, how to put together a proposal for SBS and our SBS Commissioning Values. You can also find information about what each genre is looking for (such as Drama or Documentaries) on the relevant genre tabs above.

Further Questions?

If you have questions about submitting a proposal, please contact the appropriate department.

We look forward to receiving your program ideas.

Scripted and Entertainment:  entertainment@sbs.com.au

Documentaries:  factual@sbs.com.au

Food:  food@sbs.com.au

General enquires and comments for SBS: comments@sbs.com.au

Get My Program on SBS

SBS invites distributors and producers of completed programs to submit them for consideration for potential acquisition.

SBS Producer Guidelines

SBS has developed the SBS Producer Compliance Guidelines for factual material in commissioned content.

Working With Us

Guidelines & information for producing a show for SBS.