Screenwest has supported the development and production of countless film & television projects including feature films, TV series, documentaries and web series. Here are some of the highlights produced in Western Australia over the last decade.
Sweet As follows 16-year-old Murra, who is on the verge of self-destruction. That is, until her policeman uncle secures an unusual lifeline: a “photo-safari for at-risk kids”. Murra isn’t entirely convinced, but she soon joins cantankerous Kylie, uptight Sean, happy-go-lucky Elvis, and team leaders Fernando and Mitch on a transformative bus trip through the Pilbara.
Chasing the dream of a new life, first-time farmers, Anthony and Danyelle Haigh, and their two young sons, have sold up everything and moved to a remote, ramshackle 5000-acre farm, slap bang in the middle of Australia to grow hay in the desert.
Our Law Series
At Western Australia’s first Indigenous-run police station in Warakurna, two officers discover more about Yarnangu Lore and culture. They also master the local Ngaanyatjarra language to police in a more meaningful way.
In a world first, celebrated author and conservationist Tim Winton takes us to one of the Earth’s last truly wild and intact places. Western Australia’s global treasure, Ningaloo.
New Leash on Life
Comedian Joel Creasey and dog expert Laura V are on a mission to rescue pound dogs whose lives are on the line, train them up, and pair them with a family in need of a dog in their life.
Blueback is a feature film adaptation of Tim Winton’s best-selling and critically acclaimed novella; a universal fable for all ages about friendship, family and the power of one young girl to make a difference.
Walking Man tells the remarkable tale of unknown artist and ‘walking man’ Ross Seaton, an ever-present figure on the suburban streets of Perth, often seen pushing his wheelbarrow or pram along the busy Stirling Highway over many decades.
Shipwreck Hunters Australia
Shipwreck Hunters Australia follows a fearless team of ocean adventurers as they deep dive to find – and bring to life – some of the world’s most epic shipwreck stories.
Mystery Road: Origin
The six-part series explores how a tragic death, an epic love, and the brutal reality of life as a police officer straddling two worlds, form the indelible mould out of which will emerge, Detective Jay Swan.
Me and My Tourette’s
Follows three young people who, diagnosed with Tourette syndrome, are about to embark on a life-changing journey at a specialised camp.
How to Please a Woman
When her all-male house cleaning business spirals out of control, a mature woman must acknowledge her own appetite if she is to make a new life for herself.
Facing Monsters is a feature length documentary that digs deep into the psyche of West Australian ‘slab wave’ surfer Kerby Brown, a man whose connection with the ocean runs as deep as his love for his family.