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.
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.
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.
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.
Laura Henkel is eccentric, outspoken, feisty and 90 years old. She has decided she wants to end her life on her own terms, and she asks her daughter Cathy and granddaughter Sam, both filmmakers, to make a film about it. LAURA’S CHOICE explores complex questions as three generations of women navigate a radical approach to dying
Australia’s Health Revolution with Dr Michael Mosley
Renowned science journalist Dr Michael Mosley puts his body on the line to wake up Australia to a national health crisis. Working alongside Indigenous exercise physiologist Ray Kelly, they reveal how new science can be used to reverse Australia’s type 2 diabetes epidemic.
Wild Butterfly is true crime documentary that follows the tragic story of 24 year-old Claire Murray and her desperate search for a life-saving liver transplant that became a trial by national media.
Visible Farmer criss-crosses the country to reveal the extraordinary stories of Australia’s female farmers.
Don’t Stop The Music
A school principal joins forces with musical experts and a singing superstar on a mission to transform the lives of disadvantaged Aussie kids through the power of music.
A Documentary exploring the experiences of prisoners living inside the walls of Darwin’s Berrimah Prison.
A high-stakes contemporary story about everyday Australians who risk it all to make it rich from mining
In a city famous for its prosperity and ‘can do’ attitude, we enter the exciting and surprisingly diverse world of Perth entrepreneurs to discover the secret of their success.
Man Who Jumped
People fleeing for their lives. A man pushed to the limit. An event that shocked the world. This explosive new film reveals the true story behind one of the harshest asylum seeker policies in the world.