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These programs are designed to promote Western Australian stories, talent, culture and Country to national and international audiences; support opportunities for local industry practitioners; develop and grow the Western Australian Screen Industry; and drive economic and social benefits for Western Australia.

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Documentary Production Fund

Applications are now closed.

Documentary Production Funding provides support to Western Australian Producers with distinctive, high quality and diverse projects with strong Western Australian outcomes.

The fund provides production finance for feature length documentary films and factual series with significant marketplace attachments from traditional and online platforms and distributors.

All productions that receive Screenwest production funding over $100,000 are required to budget for and engage a Western Australian attachment through the Crew Attachment Program in consultation with Screenwest.

2023-24 Dates

Guidelines

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted through the Screenwest SmartyGrants Portal during the submission period.

Qualifying Expenditure

Required Reading

Scripted Production Fund

Applications are now closed.

Scripted Production Funding provides support to distinctive, high quality and diverse projects with strong Western Australian outcomes.

The fund provides production finance for feature films, telemovies and scripted series with significant marketplace attachments from traditional and new distribution platforms (with significant audience share).

All productions that receive Screenwest production funding over $100,000 are required to budget for and engage a Western Australian through the Crew Attachment Program in consultation with Screenwest.

2023-24 Dates

Guidelines

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted through the Screenwest SmartyGrants Portal during the submission period.

Qualifying Expenditure

Required Reading

Footloose Production Fund

Applications are now closed.

Footloose Production Funding provides production funding to secure high profile, market driven, local, national and international footloose, scripted screen productions to Western Australia to showcase local stories, locations and/or culture to an international audience and to assist in the development of the Western Australian screen sector.

The fund provides production finance for feature films, telemovies and scripted series with significant marketplace attachments from traditional and new distribution platforms (with significant audience share).

All productions that receive Screenwest production funding over $100,000 are required to budget for and engage a Western Australian through the Crew Attachment Program in consultation with Screenwest.

2023-24 Dates

Guidelines

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted through the Screenwest SmartyGrants Portal during the submission period.

Qualifying Expenditure

Required Reading

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