Funding Approvals

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

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Funding Approvals 2019-20

Last Updated: Thursday, 17 October 2019


July & August 2019

  • Emergency Development Investment Fund
    • Weerianna Street Media, THALU
  • Matched Development Investment Fund
    • Beyond West, FACING MONSTERS
    • Robyn Kershaw Productions, THE GREAT EMU WAR
  • West Coast Visions (Production)
    • Feisty Dame, HOW TO PLEASE A WOMAN
  • West Coast Visions (Development)
    • Feisty Dame, HOW TO PLEASE A WOMAN
  • Resource Organisations
    • Matchbox Pictures & For Pete’s Sake Productions, THE HEIGHTS S2 (Industry attachment and training opportunities)
    • Veerhuis Pictures, Australian Script Writing Opportunity 2019
    • Changer, YouTube Fundamentals and Comedy Boot Camp Workshops presented by Changer Studios
    • Geographe French Australian Festivals Inc., CinefestOZ Industry Program 2019
  • Diversity Fund
    • Matchbox Pictures & For Pete’s Sake Productions, THE HEIGHTS S2 for diversity attachment and training opportunities
    • Tony Sarre, access costs for diverse filmmaker to attend Diversity Leadership Group (DLG) Meeting, June 2019
    • Tina Fielding, Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) Accelerator Lab 2019 (Diversity Top Up costs for carer to assist diverse filmmaker)
  • Indigenous Initiatives
    • Strike X Services, Indigenous Community Stories (ICS) Fully Managed Digital Archive & Storage Services
  • Indigenous Practitioner Development
    • Mitch Torres, Screen Australia Indigenous Producer Program 2019 (observer)
    • Matchbox Productions, Jub Clerc Emerging Indigenous Director Attachment with Karl Zwicky on THE HEIGHTS S2
  • Indigenous Industry Support
    • Galactic Baby, ‘KGB’ ABC/SW Originate Indigenous Web Series Initiative 2018 additional costs
  • Travel – Skills Development and Exposure (Emerging)
    • Miley Tunnecliffe, Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) Accelerator Express Lab 2019, Melbourne – (Elevate70 – IN AUSTRALIA)
    • Tina Fielding, Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) Accelerator Lab 2019 (Elevate70 – SPARKLES)
    • Jacqueline Pelczar, Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) Accelerator Express Lab 2019, Melbourne – (Elevate70 – SPARKLES)
    • Stephanie Cole, Screen Makers Conference 2019, Adelaide
    • Lauren Brunswick, Screen Makers Conference 2019, Adelaide
    • Dannielle Booth, Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) Accelerator Express Lab 2019, Melbourne – (Elevate70 – WHITE DRESS)
    • Nutshell Pictures, Screen Makers Conference 2019, Adelaide
    • No Labels Media, Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) Accelerator 1 and MIFF Short Program 2019, Melbourne
  • Travel – Business and Marketing (Experienced)
    • Komixx Entertainment, MIPCOM JR & MIPCOM 2019, Cannes
    • WBMC, Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) 37ºSouth Market 2019, Melbourne
    • The Koop, Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) 37ºSouth Market 2019, Melbourne
    • L’unica Productions, ‘My Town In The Pilbara’ project, Red Earth Arts Festival 2019, Karratha
    • Galactic Baby, VidCon 2019, Melbourne
    • Lauren Brunswick, Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) 37ºSouth Market 2019, Melbourne
  • Professional Development
    • James Grandison, Ryan Hodgson Line Producer Mentorship with James Grandison on THALU
    • Matchbox Pictures & For Pete’s Sake Productions, THE HEIGHTS S2 (Industry attachment and training opportunities)
    • Hoover’s Gold, Paul Komadina Post Producer Attachment with Tenille Kennedy on THE FURNACE
  • Drama Production
    • Weerianna Street Media, THALU
    • Arenamedia, BLUEBACK
    • Hoover’s Gold, THE FURNACE
  • Documentary Production
    • Artemis Media, EVERY FAMILY HAS A SECRET S2
    • Nigel Quick, DESERT COLLECTORS S2
  • Western Australian Regional Film Fund
    • Prospero Productions, STAR DREAMING
    • Prospero Productions, WHALE SUPER HIGHWAY
    • Weerianna Street Media, THALU
  • Screen Culture
    • Jasmine Rose Production, WA Made Film Festival 2019
  • Digital Content Productions
    • Alexander Swords, Interactive Pilot Fund 2019 – program costs
    • Sav Ferguson, Interactive Pilot Fund 2019 – program costs

Screenwest makes public all funding approvals on its website regularly, including the project name, production company/producer/developer, genre, synopsis and funding program as they appear in their official funding offer.

Screenwest will not release details of amounts given to individual projects/activities. Screenwest will not make public the details of the individual project title if the production company/producer/developer seeks an exemption in the form of written notification to Screenwest within 7 business days of any offer being sent.

At the end of each financial year, full details of all funding approvals will be made available to the public in the Screenwest Annual Report. Annual reports can be found here: Screenwest – Publications

All Funding Offers, as of 1 July 2019 will contain information regarding this.

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