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23 August

production news

Two Western Australian films premiere at Toronto International Film Festival 2017

Two Western Australian feature films will make their World Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival 2017 - BREATH directed by Simon Baker and Screenwest West Coast Visions project 1% directed by Western Australian Stephen McCallum.

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16 August

Agency News

Screenwest to farewell CEO Ian Booth and opens the search for next strategic leader

Screenwest today announced that after 10 years as Chief Executive, Ian Booth will leave the organisation at the end of the year. Screenwest Chair Janelle Marr said Mr Booth had achieved much during his tenure and would be greatly missed, but agreed the timing for a December hand over is a good strategic move.

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09 August

Agency News

100th Indigenous Community Story filmed in South West

The Indigenous Communities Stories (ICS) project has celebrated a phenomenal milestone with the 100th story since it’s 2008 inception in production last week.

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09 August

Industry News

Seven Western Australian features nominated for 2017 AACTA Awards

Western Australian films have secured seven nominations for the 2017 AACTA Awards including a nomination for WHITELEY for Best Feature Length Documentary, a new category for this year’s competition.

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09 August

Agency News

Update on the consolidation of FTI and Screenwest including short film programs

Screenwest is committed to ensuring the skills development opportunities and production funding programs, previously administered by FTI, are available to the emerging screen sector in WA and are built upon – providing the sector with enhanced outcomes and strategic alignment to the professional sector.

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09 August

Industry News

Screen Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Group inaugural meeting

The Western Australian Screen Industry Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Group recently convened for the first time, embarking on their important role in leading and shaping the industry’s approach to diversity, equity and inclusion.

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09 August

Agency News

Screenwest seeking Scripted Executive and Legal & Business Affairs Executive

Screenwest is a passionate group of people who love the screen industry. We are currently seeking two professionals to join the team: Screen Industry Executive – Scripted and Legal & Business Affairs Executive.

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