What's In Production

Screenwest's What’s in Production is an industry tool that lists approved Screenwest-funded projects in various stages of production. It is updated once a month.

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Last updated: Wednesday, 1 July 2020




What Does Australia Really Think?

  • Docu-Series
  • Producers: Dan Brown, Jaqueline Willinge, Anthony Willinge, Darren Hutchinson
  • Production Company: Joined Up
  • Synopsis: In this new documentary series, we’re going to investigate 3 of the most important issues affecting the social fabric of our nation and find out if we can still claim to be the land of the fair go, or if we’re fast becoming the land of the free-for-all.




Are You Addicted to Technology?

  • Interactive Documentary
  • Producer: Darren Hutchinson
  • Production Company: Joined Up
  • Synopsis: Are you addicted to technology and don’t know it?


Aussie Gold Hunters S6

  • Docu-Series
  • Producer: Ingrid Longley
  • Production Company: Electric Pictures
  • Synopsis: We re-join our hard-core crews of gold prospectors as they take the gamble of a lifetime and battle to strike it big, deep in the wild west of outback Australia.


The Picture of Doran Gray

  • Augmented Reality Experience
  • Producer: Ali Lucker & Mateo Rodriguez
  • Production Company: Sutu Eats Flies
  • Synopsis: A mobile Augmented Reality experience that transforms the user’s live selfie video into a dynamic digital story adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray.




Girl Like You

  • Docu-Series
  • Producers: Cody Greenwood
  • Production Company: Rush Films
  • Synopsis: Over four years, a young woman watches her lover transition from male to female; adjusting to new breasts and hips, incredible mood swings, as well as coming to terms with her own evolving sexuality.


Outback Truckers S8

  • Docu-Series
  • Producers: Julia Redwood, Ed Punchard, Alan Hall
  • Production Company: Prospero Productions
  • Synopsis: Returning for an epic 8th season, Outback Truckers is back, bigger and better than ever. We join the men and women who battle against the odds to transport crucial supplies across Australia’s harshest terrain.


Aussie Gold Hunters S5

  • Docu-Series
  • Producer: Ingrid Longley
  • Production Company: Electric Pictures
  • Synopsis: We re-join our hard-core crews of gold prospectors as they take the gamble of a lifetime and battle to strike it big, deep in the wild west of outback Australia.


Jaimen Hudson: From Sky To Sea

  • Feature Documentary
  • Producer: Jodie DeBarros and Leighton DeBarros
  • Production Company: Sea Dog TV International
  • Synopsis: An expectant father with quadriplegia from a remote coastal town in Western Australia has the support of his family of professional scuba-divers but struggles against a risk-averse film director to pursue his childhood dream of filming the great white share, this igniting a global debate on disability rights.


Desert Collectors

  • Docu-Series
  • Producer: Nigel Quick
  • Production Company: Desert Collectors Australia Pty Ltd
  • Synopsis: Bringing Western Australia’s unique collectors and their amazing collections to the world.


Rain Dance

  • Web Series
  • Producers: Bec Bignell, Jennene Riggs
  • Production Company: A dynamic duo gives the country-image a facelift in a shed show that raises the town’s exposure and a
    few eyebrows.
  • Synopsis: A dynamic duo gives the country-image a facelift in a shed show that raises the town’s exposure and a few eyebrows.


Every Family Has A Secret S2

  • Docu-Series
  • Producers: Celia Tait, Claire Forster
  • Production Company: Artemis Media
  • Synopsis: Presented by Noni Hazlehurst this masterfully crafted observational documentary series follows everyday Australians as they discover the truth about their family’s past, confronting the extraordinary secrets that have shaped their lives.


The Furnace

  • Feature Film
  • Producers: Tenille Kennedy, Tim White
  • Production Companies: The Koop, Southern Light Films
  • Synopsis: 1897. To escape the outback, a young Afghan cameleer falls in with a mysterious bushman on the run with stolen Crown gold.


Under The Volcano

  • Feature Documentary
  • Producers: Cody Greenwood, Richard Harris
  • Production Company: Rush Films
  • Synopsis: On a remote Caribbean Island, in the shadow of an active volcano, the world’s biggest recording artists made music and myth that defined an era.


100% Wolf TV

  • TV Series
  • Producers: Alexia Gates Foale, Barbara Stephens, Michael Bourchier
  • Associate Producer: Francesca Hope
  • Production Company: Flying Bark Productions
  • Synopsis: Freddy Lupin is sent to Howlington Academy where he must prove he has the heart of a werewolf to earn a place in the prestigious Night Patrol… There’s just one problem. He’s a poodle. A pink one.



Screenwest will make 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 the official funding offer.

It will also include projects funded for production funding in its What’s in Production section on the Screenwest website.

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 the 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.

Screenwest has undertaken all reasonable measures to ensure the accuracy of any and all information of funding approvals listed at the time of publication. If you have any updates, please email gabrielle.cole@screenwest.com.au.