We provide funding for project development, production, supporting diverse and Indigenous creators, providing capacity development opportunities for local practitioners, and supporting screen culture in Western Australia.
Photo credit Prospero Productions 2019
Our development funding programs support Western Australian writers, directors, and producers to develop scripted and documentary projects.
Our Indigenous funding programs provide Western Australian Indigenous, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander screen practitioners and production companies with development production and practitioner development funding opportunities.
Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs provide skills development, project funding and pathway opportunities to help foster a local screen industry that better reflects the overall diversity of Western Australia’s diverse population.
Our capability development programs are special initiatives are designed to support the capability and capacity building of Western Australian crews, creatives and companies in order to grow and create a more sustainable WA screen industry.
Our travel support program provides funding towards the cost of travel for Western Australian practitioners to attend relevant interstate and international markets and conferences, or festivals and awards.
Our screen culture programs provide funding to organisations for activities that enhance the Western Australian Screen Industry by creating a pathway to audience for local productions and practitioners.
Screenwest would like to acknowledge the Whadjuk people of the Noongar nation, the traditional custodians of the land on which we work. We recognise their connections to land, sea and community and pay our respect to their elders past and present. We extend that respect to all Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Indigenous and First Nations peoples today.