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Elevate 2024

Applications close Monday, 2 September 2024.

Elevate is a professional skills development initiative that provides production funding for a short form scripted project (film or series) up to 10 minutes in length, to serve as a calling card for early to mid-career Western Australian filmmakers.

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Bill Warnock Talent Accelerator

Applications close Monday, 5 August 2024.

The new year-long skills development program will see an early-to-mid career WA screenwriter receiving up to $100,000 to expand their creative development skills and industry experience, bridge the gap between their ideas and the market and grow their industry contacts.

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AFTRS Assistant Director Fundamentals Course

Applications are now closed.

Screenwest and AFTRS are offering one WA practitioner a complimentary spot in the AFTRS Assistant Director Fundamentals course, taking place in Perth in July 2024. The course will provide practitioners with an understanding of Assistant Directing and the opportunity to meet other industry professionals.

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Tele-Navigator 2024

Applications are now closed.

The initiative is designed for writers, directors and/or producers with television concepts that can be produced in WA. Up to six WA creative teams or individuals will be selected to participate in a development workshop with leading Australian TV producers.

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2024 Brian Beaton Award

Applications are now closed.

The award recognises the valuable contribution esteemed late documentary producer Brian Beaton made to the WA screen industry and honours his memory, by annually awarding a grant to filmmaker/s who have a current social impact project that needs further support to reach its full potential.

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Indonesian Marketplace 2:1 - Matched Development Fund

Applications are now closed.

Part of the Australia – Indonesia Fast Track Initiative, the Indonesian Marketplace 2:1 – Matched Development Fund will provide two dollars for every one dollar of confirmed marketplace commitment. The commitment must be from a recognised international market partner with direct access to South East Asian (SEA) territories.

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West Coast Visions 2024

Applications are now closed.

West Coast Visions is a special initiative designed to uncover, inspire and develop talented and motivated WA filmmakers with distinctive visions, providing them with up to $750,000 production funding to produce their debut feature film in Western Australia.

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Odin’s Eye Entertainment Skills Development Opportunity

Applications are now closed.

Screenwest has announced a competitive skills development opportunity for one WA screen practitioner to attend the Cannes Film Festival in France with Odin’s Eye Entertainment, an international sales agent, distributor and production company.

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Production Manager Accelerator Workshop 2024

Applications are now closed.

Screenwest is pleased to announce the return of the successful Production Manager Accelerator Workshop for 2024, led by experienced WA Producer/Line Producer/Production Manager James Grandison. The workshop will provide a limited number of WA practitioners with an understanding of Production Management and the mechanics of taking a production from script to screen.

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Narrative Design Writing for Games Workshop

Applications are now closed.

The Australian Writers’ Guild and Screenwest are pleased to bring the Narrative Design Writing for Games Workshop to WA. The in-person Perth workshop with Narrative Designer and Facilitator, Alexander Swords, aims to develop practical skills in creating industry-ready narrative content in a collaborative way.

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SBS Emerging Writers’ Incubator 2023

Applications are now closed.

The nationwide initiative from SBS in partnership with Screen Australia and state and territory agencies, provides a year of paid employment in a leading Australian production company for emerging writing talent reflecting backgrounds and experiences historically under-represented in the Australian industry.

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ABC Art Works Documentary Initiative

Applications are now closed.

The initiative is aimed at emerging to mid-career Producer and Director teams interested in producing short documentary segments profiling the work of Western Australian artists or arts companies, for broadcast on ABC and iview.

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