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12 April 2021

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Screenwest Appoints New CEO

Screenwest has announced the appointment of Rikki Lea Bestall as its new CEO, commencing in May. 

Ms Bestall’s appointment coincides with the completion of a three-year contract by current CEO, Willie Rowe.

Screenwest Chair, John Driscoll, pointed to Ms Bestall’s outstanding success and industry experience across local, national and international spheres as a key driver for this significant appointment.

“The WA screen industry is poised for a period of unprecedented growth and in Rikki we have a CEO who can lead the organisation drawing on her success and well-deserved respect across the WA screen industry” said Mr Driscoll.

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17 May 2021

Media Releases

Feature Film Kid Snow Greenlit for Production in Kalgoorlie

With major Production investment from Screen Australia in association with Screenwest, Lotterywest and the Western Australian Screen Fund through the State Government of Western Australia’s Royalties for Regions Program, drama feature  Kid Snow is set to commence production in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia in 2021.

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11 May 2021

Capability Development

Talent Gateway and Global Producers Exchange Launched Today

Screenwest is pleased to be an Industry Partner for two new talent development initiatives with Australians in Film and Screen Australia.

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06 May 2021

Production News

Disney+ Dives Into Local Documentary Content With Shipwreck Hunters Australia

Production has kicked off for new six-part documentary series Shipwreck Hunters Australia. The series is the first Australian documentary for Disney+, with principal production investment from Screen Australia in association with Screenwest and the Western Australian Screen Fund.

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05 May 2021

Capability Development

Calling emerging, underrepresented Western Australian writers for SBS national Emerging Writers’ Incubator

SBS, in partnership with Screen Australia, Screenwest and other State and Territory screen agencies have now opened applications for emerging WA writers to be involved in the Emerging Writers’ Incubator Program.

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03 May 2021

Production News

Comedy Series Hug The Sun from EP’s Aunty Donna Launches On 6 May

Comedic sketch series Hug The Sun – the brainchild of comedians Xavier Michelides and Ben Russell and brought to the screens by the twisted minds behind Aunty Donna’s Big Ol’ House of Fun and Top Knot Detective – will drop on YouTube on 6 May.

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28 April 2021

Screenwest News

Chantal Chateauneuf to Depart Screenwest

Interim Talent Development Manager Chantal Chateauneuf will conclude her tenure at Screenwest this Thursday 29 April 2021 to enter a new exciting role in the creative technology sector.

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