Funding Approvals

This page contains Screenwest's funding approvals for the current financial year.

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Funding Approvals 2020-21

Last Updated: 29 March 2021

All funding approvals from last financial year will be published online in line with the release of the Screenwest Annual Report.


February 2021

Out Now – Development

  • Ramu Productions, Yokai
  • Oui Disco Films, Boylesque
  • Alexa Teixeira, Decent Young Men
  • Glenn Wallis, Drag Alien Wrestling
  • Sophia Armstrong, Out of Here
  • Brooke Batka, The Curse of Baba Yaga


Feature Track: Scripted Development Fund

  • WBMC, Drone Racers
  • Galactic Baby, The Min Min


January 2021

Please note, some additional funded projects will be made upon announcement of a 2021 Screenwest supported project slate communication. These include some Scripted and Documentary Production funded projects.

Documentary Production Fund

  • Artemis Media, Every Family Has a Secret S3


Screen Culture Sponsorship

  • Flickerfest Short Film Festival, Flickerfest – WA Tour 2021


Audience and Community Engagement Fund

  • Geographe French Australian Festivals, CinefestOZ Film Festival – Albany Tour 2021


Indigenous Practitioner Development

  • Arenamedia, Karla Hart, Director Attachment
  • Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC), AIDC 2021 (Indigenous Program)


Conference Support

  • Screen Producers Australia (SPA), Screen Forever 2021


December 2020

Documentary Production Fund

  • Electric Pictures, Aussie Gold Hunters S7
  • Electric Pictures, Aussie Gold Hunters S8
  • Artemis Media, Every Family Has A Secret S3
  • Prospero Productions, Outback Opal Hunters S5


Documentary Development Fund

  • Artemis Media, The Balcony Killer: Is Gittany Guilty?
  • Film Art Media, The Palace Letters
  • Lake Martin Films, Town C
  • VAM Media, Walking Man


On Demand Content Fund

  • Lazy Susan Productions, Iggy & Ace 5eva


Brighter Ideas Scripted Development

  • Alison James, A Haven For Strays
  • Stephen McCallum, Cry
  • Meaning Maker, Giants
  • Zak Hilditch, Here No More
  • Ben Young, Mrs. McCutcheon
  • Third Storey Pictures, Panthera


Matched Development Investment Fund

  • Artemis Media, Every Family Has A Secret S3


Elevate and Elevate+

  • Oui Disco Films, Emilia Jolakoska – Producer Mentor – Elevate 2020-2021 Projects


November 2020

Western Australian Screen Fund

  • Artemis Media, Ningaloo
  • Catch & Release, Outback Car Hunters
  • Prospero Productions, Outback Truckers S9
  • Komixx Entertainment, Itch S2


Documentary Production Fund

  • Artemis Media, Australia’s Health Revolution with Dr. Michael Mosley
  • Prospero Productions, Star Dreaming


Scripted Development Fund – Stage One

  • Filmscope Entertainment, Gateways
  • Goalpost Pictures, Karma Chameleon
  • Peter Docker, The Water Boys
  • Catherine Moore, Unqualified
  • Donut Mafia, Wild Ambitions


Scripted Development Fund – Stage Two

  • Ticket To Ride Distribution, Ivy Manor
  • Bremer Films, The Golden Age
  • Galactic Baby, Westopia
  • Sukhjit International, What Would Suki Do?


Western Australian Regional Film Fund

  • Arenamedia, Blueback


On Demand Content Fund

  • Lazy Susan Productions, Iggy & Ace 5eva


October 2020

Brian Beaton Award

  • Pink Pepper Productions, Our Law


Matched Development Investment Fund

  • Artemis Media, Australia’s Biggest Singalong
  • Joined Up Films, Manhunt


Indigenous Practitioner Development

  • Ramu Productions, Travel Support for Red Publicity 2020


On Demand Content Fund

  • Ella Wright, Stage Changers


Professional Development

  • For Film’s Sake, Attagurl Film Lab 2020 (Zoe Pepper and Cody Greenwood with Fads and Miracles)


WA Reflections – Our History Rediscovered (A State Library of Western Australia Collection Film Initiative)

  • Frame VR, Dreams of Iwanoff
  • Till Death, Off Like Flies
  • Sandbox Productions, Murder on the Dancefloor
  • Hullabaloo Co., Perth Teen Scene
  • Jeremy Thomson, Eclipse
  • Jake Blackburn, Rolling Through Time


Elevate (Short Form Production Initiative)

  • SONA Images, I’m Not a Nurse
  • Screen Queen Productions, Touch


Elevate+ (Short Form Production Initiative)

  • Sandbox Productions, Raising Thunder
  • Komixx Entertainment, Wirnitj
  • Hannah Ngo, Radheya Jegatheva and Clare Toonen, Bird Drone


September 2020

Diversity Top Up Fund

  • Sea Dog TV International, Jaimen Hudson From Sky to Sea – Carer Costs


Indigenous Project Development

  • Pink Pepper Productions, Deadly Love
  • Pink Pepper Productions, Walking with Fanny Balbuk


Scripted Production Fund

  • The Penguin Empire, IVF’d


Documentary Production Fund

  • Mago Films, Outback Animal Rescue
  • Prospero Productions, Perth Children’s Hospital
  • Prospero Productions, Outback Truckers Season 9


WASF – Production Attraction

  • Paradise Productions, WA PDV Post Trailer 2020


On Demand Content Fund

  • Johnny Ma Studios, Hug the Sun
  • White Spark Pictures, Beyond the Stars


August 2020

Post Production & Promotion Fund

  • Hoover’s Gold, The Furnace – Orizzonti Competition 77th Mostra Internazionale d’Arte, Venice 2020


Western Australian Screen Fund

  • Crystal Munitich, Infrastructure Scouting – Production Attraction
  • Crystal Munitich, Location Scout – Untitled Project


July 2020

West Coast Visions Development

  • No Labels Media, Burden
  • Cottesloe Films, Whale Shark Jack
  • Rush Films, Fads and Miracles


Professional Development – Mentorships

  • Siamese, Editorial Assistant Attachment on International Feature Film


Scripted Production

  • Komixx Entertainment, Itch Season 2
  • Double Barrel VFX, Untitled Feature


Documentary Production

  • Prospero Productions, Outback Opal Hunters S4
  • Electric Pictures, Aussie Dockers


Western Australian Screen Fund

  • Ausfilm, Ausfilm Post Production Company Membership 2020
  • Crystal Munitich, Location Scout – Untitled Project


Audience and Community Engagement Fund

  • Revelation Perth International Film Festival, Revelation Perth International Film Festival 2021 (as part of 2019 Triennial Agreement)


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