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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What’s In Production – August 2019

Last Updated: Thursday, 1 August 2019



  • Mini-series
  • Producers: Greer Simpkin, David Jowsey
  • Production Companies: Bunya Productions, Mystery Road Media

The further adventures of outback detective Jay Swan.



  • Documentary Series
  • Producers: Renee Kennedy, Karla Hart
  • Production Companies: Metamorflix and Karla Hart Enterprises

This up-close and personal series gives an exclusive insight into modern Indigenous family life through the eyes of a remarkable mother and her daughters. Angela, Shenika, Kelly, Kiara, Sharna, Aleisha, Jessica and Hannah navigate their way through adolescence and adulthood as their mother, Daniella, tries to teach them life lessons. With their own unique senses of humour and style, these women learn to juggle their own aspirations with the reality of everyday life.



  • Documentary Series
  • Executive Producers: Ed Punchard, Julia Redwood, Jules Fortune
  • Production Company: Australia’s toughest miners face triumph and disaster hoping to make a fortune chasing one of the world’s most coveted gems: Opal

Australia’s toughest miners face triumph and disaster hoping to make a fortune chasing one of the world’s most coveted gems: Opal.



  • Documentary




  • Feature Documentary
  • Producers: Shireen Narayan, Celia Tait
  • Production Companies: Inavision Films, Artemis Media

When 24 year old Claire Murray needs a second liver transplant she is condemned for being a junkie but what the public don’t know is that behind Claire’s addiction lies a terrible secret.



  • Documentary
  • Producer: Robyn Marais
  • Production Company: Weerianna Street Media Pty Ltd

Marni is an art experience in which an intricate dot painting about country is made by Yinjaa-Barni artist Allery Sandy on Ngarluma country.


100% WOLF Movie

  • Animation
  • Producers: Alexia Gates-Foale, Barbara Stephen
  • Co-Producer: Francesca Hope
  • Production Companies: Flying Bark, Siamese Pty Ltd

Thirteen year old Freddy Lupin can’t wait to become a werewolf, just like his legendary father! But when the big day arrives, Freddy’s first transformation is not quite what he bargained for…


100% WOLF TV

  • TV Series
  • Producers: Alexia Gates Foale, Barbara Stephens, Michael Bourchier
  • Associate Producer: Francesca Hope
  • Production Company: Flying Bark Productions

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.



  • Feature Film
  • Producers: Aidan O’Bryan, Janelle Landers
  • Production Company: WBMC

A decades-long feud between two sheep farming brothers comes to a head when disaster strikes their flocks.



  • Feature Film
  • Producers: Adam Dolman, Melissa Kelly, Ryan Hodgson
  • Production Companies: Factor 30, Monsoon Pictures

An aspiring musician falls for a mysterious woman… who may be all in his head. But when she vanishes, he takes off across the country to find her, forcing his brother to try to rescue him.



  • TV Series
  • Producers: Amanda Morrison, Tania Chambers, Melanie Halsall
  • Production Company: Komixx Entertainment Pty Ltd

What happens when a source of unimaginable power falls into the hands of teenage boy.



  • Interactive Documentary (VR)
  • Producer: Alice Wolfe
  • Production Company: Periscope Pictures

Come on a virtual reality adventure and learn to hunt kangaroo, gather bush foods and fish the traditional way. Virtual Whadjuk immerses you in Noongar culture and Perth landscapes as they were before European settlement.



  • Feature Film
  • Producer: Finola Dwyer, Angie Fielder
  • Associate Producer: Kate Separovich
  • Production Companies: Wildglaze Films, Aquarius Films

GEORGIE JUTLAND is an unconventional woman in a conventional town, living with her widowed partner and his two small children. An encounter with enigmatic poacher LU, an outsider to the community, reignites her sense of purpose and this unlikely affinity leads them both to find where they truly belong.



  • Drama, Comedy
  • Producers: Jason Stephens, Melissa Kelly, Chris Taylor
  • Production Companies: Lingo Pictures Pty Ltd

A down-at-heel musician has to drive across Australia with nothing but a piano, but his baggage soon increases when a runaway girl comes into his life.


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