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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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05 October

Agency News

Three Summers film shoot lifts local economy

Production is well underway on director Ben Elton's Three Summers, the first film to be funded under the Western Australian Regional Film Fund.

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05 October

Industry News

Screen Australia documentary team visit – summary of presentation

Screen Australia’s documentary team, Liz Stevens - Senior Manager Documentary and Miranda Culley - Investment/Development Manager Documentary, visited Perth in late September to update local filmmakers on the new funding programs and guidelines available to them.

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05 October

Industry News

Australians in Film – Gateway LA – now open

Applications for the Australians in Film Gateway LA Script Development Program are now open. The program aims to develop audience-driven, Australian-created content for US and international audiences, and is open to writers, or writing teams, with at least one Australian citizen or permanent resident.

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05 October

Production News

Islands of Australia premieres this Friday

A three-part series which was jointly created by Perth-based production company Prospero Productions will make its premiere this Friday 7 October at 8.30pm on Channel Seven. Islands of Australia follows Doc Martin star Martin Clunes as he explores various islands around the country, including WA’s Rottnest Island, the Abrolhos Islands, the Murion Islands and Ningaloo Reef – where he swam with the whale sharks, which he described as one of his highlights.

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21 September

Agency News

Screenwest launches the On-Demand Content Fund

The On-Demand Content Fund aims to support the production of exceptional online, interactive, virtual reality and or/multiplatform projects with well defined narratives and significant market attachment. Applicants can apply for up to $100,000 through this fund.

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21 September

Trailers

RED DOG: True Blue new trailer released

Roadshow Films and Good Dog distribution have released a new trailer and poster for the return of Red Dog. RED DOG: True Blue is an iconic Australian story of family, friendship and adventure, about a young boy and a scrappy one-of-a-kind dog that would grow up to become an Australian legend.

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