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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This heartwarming series follows two remarkable hospitals and their dedicated teams of doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals, who face the daily challenge of treating sick children.
What Does Australia Really Think About…
In this series, we reveal what Australia really thinks about disability, obesity and old age through emotional personal stories, confronting social experiments, an in-depth nationwide survey, and covert filming where we capture shocking examples of prejudice, discrimination and abuse.
Under The Volcano
On a remote Caribbean island, the shadow of the volcano, the world’s biggest recording artists made music and myth that defined an era.
The Truth about Anxiety with Celia Pacquola
Comedian and anxiety sufferer Celia Pacquola is on a mission to understand anxiety in Australia, but her own anxiety proves much more confronting than she expected.