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1% - Feature Film

Cockburn, Western Australia

1% is a story of brotherhood, loyalty and betrayal set within the primal underworld of outlaw motorcycle gangs. It follows Paddo, heir to the throne of the Copperheads MC, who has to betray his president to save his brother’s life. When this betrayal leads to a split in the club it results in civil war, forcing Paddo to choose between loyalty and blood.

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3 ACTS OF MURDER - TV Movie

Cue

In 1929 Arthur Upfield, Australia's premier crime writer, plotted the perfect murder for his novel The Sands of Windee. Meanwhile, one of his friends, stock-man Snowy Rowles, put the scheme into deadly effect, even before the book was published. This true story resulted in one of Australia's most sensational murder trials of the 1930's and catapulted Upfield's name onto the world stage.

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AUSTRALIA - Feature Film

Carlton Hill

At the outbreak of World War II an English aristocrat (Nicole Kidman) inherits a Northern Territory station in Australia’s outback. When cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn cattle driver (Hugh Jackman) to drive two thousand head of cattle across the country's most unforgiving landscape, only to face the bombing of Darwin by Japanese forces.

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A FEW LESS MEN - Feature Film

Cervantes (Pinnacles)

In the sequel to the worldwide hit A FEW BEST MEN, David, Tom and Graham must transport their mate’s coffin to a relative in Perth after a forced plane landing strands them in the middle of Western Australia.

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AN ACCIDENTAL SOLDIER- TV Movie

Carmel

An unexpected love story set in WW1 France between a young Australian baker who has deserted the front line, and a grieving French woman, who puts her own life at risk by sheltering him from the authorities.

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BAD GIRL - Feature Film

Kalamunda

Bad girl Amy (17) must fight to save her adoptive parents from their estranged and vengeful blood daughter, Chloe (17).

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BLAME - Feature Film

Roleystone

Seeking justice and revenge, five friends violently attack a man in his remote country house. Their plan: the perfect murder. Confident that their victim’s death by his own hand will not be questioned, they overdose him on sleeping pills, but it all goes horribly wrong when their attempt fails and their victim fights for his life.

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BIRTHPLACE OF THE GIANTS - Documentary

Camden Sound

BIRTHPLACE OF THE GIANTS is an innovative cross platform event showcasing an epic scientific expedition where whale researchers Curt and Micheline Jenner will attempt to capture the birth of a Humpback whale calf on camera.

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BRAN NUE DAE - Feature Film

Broome

Set in 1967, BRAN NUE DAE follows the adventures of Willie, a boarding school escapee, who tries to make his way back home to Broome, some 2,500km away.

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BREATH - Feature Film

Denmark

Based on Tim Winton’s bestselling and award-winning novel BREATH sees two young boys come of age in a quiet coastal town where they form an unlikely friendship with an older big-wave surfer who pushes them to take risks that will have a deep impact on their lives.

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CLOUDSTREET - TV Series

Dalkeith

Set in and around Perth during the 40s and 50s, CLOUDSTREET tells the story of two rural families who suffer separate catastrophes and flee to the city to pick up the pieces of their lives and start again. Brought together in the same house at No.1 Cloud Street, the Lambs and the Pickles’ share numerous tragedies and triumphs that draw them closer together, until the roof over their heads becomes a home for their hearts.

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DOLPHIN DYNASTY - Documentary

Shark Bay

DOLPHIN DYNASTY gives a unique insight into the secret lives of the dolphins of Western Australia’s Shark Bay. Filmed over a year and using specialized camera techniques, this program unveils the complex social hierarchy, family ties and the incredible maternal bonds of one dynastic group of dolphins. We follow the triumphs and tragedies of this small family group whose dramatic stories are intertwined with the life-cycle of Shark Bay

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DRIFT - Feature Film

Margaret River

In the 70’s, two brothers battle killer waves, straight society and ruthless bikers to kick‐start the modern surf industry.

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HOUSE OF HANCOCK - TV Movie

Tom Price

A sweeping saga of empires rising and falling as the world’s richest woman, Gina Rinehart fights to maintain and expand the mining dynasty left to her by her father whilst her children sue her for their share of the multi-billion dollar inheritance.

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HOUNDS OF LOVE - Feature Film

Perth

In the summer of 1987, seventeen-year old Vicki Maloney is randomly abducted by serial killer couple John and Evelyn White. As Vicki begins to observe the dynamic between her captors she quickly realises she must drive a wedge between them if she is to survive.

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HOTEL COOLGARDIE - Feature Documentary

Coolgardie

A working holiday becomes a test of endurance for two out-of-luck Finnish backpackers who find themselves the latest batch of “fresh meat” sent to work as barmaids in a remote mining town.

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JANDAMARRA'S WAR - Documentary

Tunnel Creek

JANDAMARRA'S WAR is the story of an Aboriginal warrior who led one of the most effective rebellions in the history of indigenous peoples’ resistance to European colonization.

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JAPANESE STORY - Feature Film

Port Hedland

Sandy, a geologist, finds herself stuck on a field trip to the Pilbara desert with a Japanese man she finds inscrutable, annoying and decidedly arrogant. Hiromitsu's view of her is not much better. Things go from bad to worse when they become stranded in one of the most remote regions on earth.

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JASPER JONES - Feature Film

Pemberton

JASPER JONES is a coming-of-age murder mystery based on the best-selling Western Australian novel by Craig Silvey.

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KILL ME THREE TIMES - Feature Film

Lancelin

In a sundrenched Australian surfing town a young woman is the thread that binds three tales of murder, blackmail and revenge.

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LOCKIE LEONARD - TV Series 1 & 2

Albany

For ‘surf rat’ Lockie Leonard (Sean Keenan), ‘life is proving to be one long whack in the goolies’. Discovering that his new home is a dump on the edge of a swamp, starting high school in a new town without knowing anyone, and making a fool of himself in front of the girl of his dreams is just the start of Lockie’s travails in the remote coastal town of Angelus.

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LOOKING FOR GRACE - Feature Film

Wheatbelt

When 16 year old Grace runs away from home, she and her family have no idea that life as they know it is gone for good.

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MAD BASTARDS - Feature Film

Wyndham

TJ is a mad bastard, and his estranged 13-year-old son Bullet is on the fast track to becoming one, too. After being turned away from his mother’s house, TJ sets off across the country to the Kimberly region of northwestern Australia to make things right with his son. Grandpa Tex has lived a tough life, and now, as a local cop, he wants to change things for the men in his community. Crosscutting between three generations, MAD BASTARDS is a raw look at the journey to becoming a man and the personal transformation one must make.

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ONE SHOT: AN IMAGE AND AN ATTITUDE - Documentary

Walpole

Russell Ord wakes one morning in Margaret River, looks over the photos he’s spent a large part of his life capturing and is filled with an overpowering sense of dissatisfaction. The shots are good and have graced the covers of surfing magazines worldwide, but deep down Ord knows he didn’t walk away from a secure career as a fire fighter to just take “good” shots. He wants to go to bed at night knowing he’s taken that “one” shot, the one he'll remember not because of the surfer's name or reputation, but for the position he had to be in to capture it. Just down the coast is a thick, evil, brute of a wave he knows will deliver the opportunity to capture just that. But as a loving husband with three kids it’s not lost on him that the end goal, and that drive to have ‘his moment', isn’t going to come without sacrifice.

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OTHERLIFE - Feature Film

Perth CBD

Ren Amari, a young software engineer who designs a drug capable of giving you any memory you desire, discovers her invention is dangerous and must put a stop to what she has created before it is released into the world by her greedy business partner.

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PAPER PLANES - Feature Film

UWA Gardens; Gidgegannup

An imaginative children's film about a young Australian boy's passion for flight and his challenge to compete in the World Paper Plane Championships in Japan.

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RED DOG - Feature Film

Dampier

The story of the legendary RED DOG: his epic life, vast travels, rise to fame and how he brought together a Pilbara community.

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RED DOG: TRUE BLUE - Feature Film

Karratha

The early events leading up to RED DOG's discovery on the road to Dampier and his ultimate rise from ordinary dog to Australian legend.

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SATELLITE BOY - Feature Film

Wyndham; Bungle Bungles

Where life is fragile and people struggle to survive, one small Aboriginal boy shows us how courage can conquer even the greatest odds.

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SON OF A GUN - Feature Film

Kalgoorlie

"When JR (Brenton Thwaites) is sent to prison for a minor crime, he becomes the apprentice to Brendan Lynch (Ewan McGregor), Australia's public enemy number one. When JR helps Brendan break out, they go on the run and form a complex co-dependent relationship. JR quickly learns in the criminal world, life is like a game of chess. To gain control, you have to stay a few moves ahead of your opponent. Lose that control, and you risk becoming a pawn in their very dangerous game."

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STONE BROS - Feature Film

Menzies

City based Eddie, sets off to reconnect with his blackfella roots by taking a sacred stone back to his hometown. But when wild‐boy Charlie forces himself along for the ride, Eddie's spiritual journey takes a sharp turn off‐track and becomes a riotous trip through outback Australia.

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STORMWORLD - TV Series

Broome

While on his dad’s new boat Jason and his best friend Lee are drawn up into a swirling vortex created by strange flying insects. They emerge into STORMWORLD. STORMWORLD is in a parallel universe where flotsam and jetsam from many worlds washes up, people and objects arrive apparently randomly and without reason. Not all survive the transition. It is a world of three suns, mind-distorting storms and wild coastlines. Drinkable water is precious. Food is limited.

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SURFING THE MENU: THE NEXT GENERATION - Lifestyle TV

Shark Bay; Wooramel; Carnarvon; Exmouth; Broome; Kununurra

Discover the spectacular natural diversity of the north of Australia, from Broome to Byron, with two of Australia's favourite food lovers and cooks, and enjoy 80 amazing recipes inspired by local growers and food producers.

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THE CIRCUIT - TV Series 1 & 2

Broome

THE CIRCUIT follows a magistrate and an entourage of court officers and lawyers on a regular five-day 2000 kilometre round-trip to dispense justice to the remote communities of north Western Australia. It’s a tough gig for anyone, but for Drew Ellis, a city blackfella, it’s a rude awakening as he quickly comes to realise that one law for two cultures does not always equal a fair go.

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THE RECKONING - Feature Film

South Perth

After his partner is murdered, a detective must track down two teenage runaways whose video footage contains the identity of the killer.

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THE SEARCH FOR THE OCEAN'S SUPER PREDATOR - Documentary

Bremer Canyon

Deep within the Southern Ocean, the world’s biggest and most feared marine predators lead investigators to discover a mysterious and powerful source of life, hidden at the bottom of the sea.

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THE TURNING - Event Cinema

Bluff Knoll, Mt Gibson, Churchlands

THE TURNING is a unique cinema event. Seventeen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton. The linking and overlapping stories explore the extraordinary turning points in ordinary people’s lives in a stunning portrait of a small coastal community.

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THE WALER: AUSTRALIA'S GREAT WAR HORSE - Documentary

Bindoon; Lancelin

More than 130,000 Australian horses served in the Great War. In the desert sands of the Middle East, they ultimately carried their men to victory at Damascus. But they did not return home. This is their story.

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THE WAR THAT CHANGED US - TV Series

Lexia

The epic story of Australia and the First World War is revealed through the lives of five Australians: a soldier, nurse, anti-war activist, female politician and well-connected journalist. Their transformative journeys through conflict on the warfront and the home front are brought to life through a blend of personal testimony, drama, expert analysis, location filming and archive.

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THESE FINAL HOURS - Feature Film

Rockingham

With the end of the world only hours away, the self absorbed James heads to the ultimate party- to-end-all-parties. On his way there, he saves the life of a young girl named Rose who is searching desperately for her missing father. This simple act sets James on a path to redemption

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THREE SUMMERS - Feature Film

Fairbridge

When Keevey, the lead singer of a popular Irish folk band meets Roland, a geeky theremin player at a rural folk festival, sparks begin to fly, and the whole community is about to change.

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TRAPPED and CASTAWAY - TV Series 1 & 2

Broome

When his father goes to investigate a scientific research facility based on an off shore island, Ryan finds himself stranded with a group of strangers. When nobody returns from the island, Ryan receives a cryptic message from his dad, instructing him to cut off communications – isolating the base camp from the island, the outside world and leaving them all trapped!

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TRIBAL SCENT - Documentary

Harvey

TRIBAL SCENT follows the journey of activist and tribal elder Dr Richard Walley as he joins forces with scientists and CEO’s from the world’s major perfume makers to work toward protecting one of the few remaining Indigenous sandalwood reserves in the world in the outback deserts of Western Australia.​

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WASTED ON THE YOUNG - Feature Film

Joondalup

An incident at a high school party sets off a dramatic chain of events and two brothers must place their lives at the mercy of popular opinion.

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WHADJUK TO WADJEMUP - Documentary

Rottnest

In 2014, a team of Aboriginal people from various regions around Western Australia united in an attempt to swim into the history books and become the first ‘All Aboriginal’ relay team to compete in the Rottnest Channel Swim.

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WHITELEY - Feature Documentary

Fremantle

A visual journey into the life and legacy of one of Australia’s most celebrated artists, Brett Whiteley. Through archive, drama and visual effects, this raw and intimate film shows Whiteley’s driving passion to express himself through his art.

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MYSTERY ROAD - TV Series

Kununurra

Detective Jay Swan is assigned to a new missing persons case in the outback, but his investigations lead him into a hidden and very dangerous world.

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