Funding Approvals

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

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Funding Approvals 2020-21

Last Updated: 20 November 2020

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


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 Initiatives

  • Strike X Services, Indigenous Community Stories (ICS) Fully Managed Digital Archive & Storage Services (June – August 2020)


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)


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.

Screenwest will undertake all reasonable measures to ensure the accuracy of any and all information relating to approvals listed at the time of publication.