See the latest news from Screenwest and the Western Australian Screen Industry, including new initiatives from Screenwest, projects filming in Western Australia and achievements by WA creatives.
Three Western Australian Web Series Greenlit for Production Through ‘Out Now’
Three Western Australian LGBTQIA+ web series have been greenlit for production, with each receiving $100,000 funding from Screenwest and Screen Australia through the Out Now funding initiative.
Screenwest Welcomes Lauren Elliott
Screenwest is excited to welcome Lauren Elliott as Head of Communications
Screenwest Welcomes Six New IAGC Members
The Screenwest Industry Advisory Group Committee (IAGC) would like to formally welcome new members Jodie Bell, Jules Fortune, Lien See Leong, Kim Lord, Mark Boskell and Natalie Marinho.
Producer’s Attachment on Upcoming Observational Documentary Series
A Professional Attachment opportunity is available through the Screenwest Crew Attachment Program on an upcoming Factual Series. Applications close Monday 20 September at 5:00pm AWST.
CinefestOZ 2021 Wrap Up
Western Australian productions and screen practitioners shined in a dynamic festival that celebrated the picturesque South West.
Edit Assistant Attachment on Aussie Gold Hunters Season 7
A Professional Attachment opportunity is available through the Screenwest Crew Attachment Program on an upcoming Observational Documentary Series, Aussie Gold Hunters Season 7. Applications close Wednesday the 8th of September at 5:00pm AWST.
Star Dreaming premieres tomorrow at CinefestOz
The 180-degree dome feature film is making its world premiere on Wednesday 25 August, followed by a premiere season at the WA Maritime Museum starting Saturday 4 September.
Iggy & Ace set to premiere at CinefestOz on 27 August
The series will see an advance screening and Q&A on Friday 27 August, followed by its release on SBS On Demand on Thursday 9 September
Four WA Screen Producers Supported to Break the Celluloid Ceiling
Four successful screen producers have been selected to receive funding to undertake professional mentorships through Screenwest’s Breaking the Celluloid Ceiling initiative, supported by Lotterywest.
Joined Up Films Selected to Guide Disability Diverse Series: Filming Our Futures
Screenwest and Carers WA are pleased to announce that WA factual production company, Joined Up Films, will work with four disability diverse screen practitioners and a brilliant group of WA storytellers living with disability, to create new short documentary series, Filming Our Futures: Our Choice, Our Voice, Our Way.
What Does Australia Really Think… set to release on SBS 18 August
Joined Up Films new documentary series hosted by Kurt Fearnley, Noni Hazlehurst and Casey Donovan premieres 8.30pm, 18 August, on SBS
Director of Photography Attachment on Factual Series ‘Ningaloo’, available for a Gascoyne Practitioner
A Professional Attachment opportunity is available through the Screenwest Crew Attachment Program on Factual Series ‘Ningaloo’. Applications close Monday 18 August at 5:00pm AWST.
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Image credit: Cast and crew of Blueback on location in Bremer Bay, Western Australia © David Dare Parker