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.
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.
Iggy & Ace
Iggy and Ace are two gay alcoholic best mates who live, work and play together but after Ace decides to get sober – a rift develops between the them as Iggy balks at the idea of recovery.
Hug The Sun
Between 1990 and 1991, in Perth Western Australia, an after-school Children’s Program, which promoted the teachings of ‘Oxtos’ (an esoteric, fringe religion that worshiped the sun) ran on local TV. However, on February 23rd 1991, (the hottest day on record) the show disappeared from our screens and was never seen again… until now.
Where there’s a wool, there’s a way.
A family outcast drives from Sydney to Perth to see his mother before she dies, but his plans are derailed when a runaway teenager comes into his life.
The Naked Wanderer
Dumped by girlfriend Jasmine and sponsored by media scoundrel Brian King desolate Jake walks all-but-naked up the Australia’s Indian Ocean coast for charity and in the hope his worthy gesture will win back Jasmine but then he meets mesmerizing backpacker Valerie.
Below is a darkly, comic drama, informed by the current global refugee crisis, but with a heart of…not necessarily gold… but something shiny.
Top Knot Detective
The greatest 90’s samurai series you’ve never seen…
A Few Less Men
In the sequel to the worldwide hit comedy, A Few Best Men, David, Tom and Graham must transport their friend’s coffin back to London after a forced plane landing strands them in the middle of the Australian bush.
Kill Me Three Times
A mercurial assassin (Simon Pegg) discovers he isn’t the only person trying to kill the siren (Alice Braga) of a sun-drenched surfing town. In this darkly comedic thriller the hitman finds himself unravelling three tales of mayhem, murder, blackmail and revenge.