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01 August 2019

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SURVEY: Screenwest Guidelines and Terms of Trade Review

Screenwest is conducting a facilitated review of many of its program guidelines and associated Terms of Trade and is seeking feedback from industry practitioners and interested stakeholders.

Please submit all feedback through the Screenwest Guidelines Review Survey by Monday, 19 August 2019.

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19 October 2016

Industry News

AACTA Awards

The 6th AACTA Awards presented by Presto will acknowledge excellence in Australian film, television, documentary and short film at two major events at The Star Event Centre in Sydney in December.

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19 October 2016

Industry News

ADG commercial initiative for female directors

The Australian Directors' Guild (ADG) has partnered with the Communications Council and seven advertising production companies to offer commercial and content directing mentorships to female directors.

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14 October 2016

Screenwest News

Screenwest launches Strategic Plan 2016-21

Following extensive consultation and research, Screenwest has today released its 2016-2021 Strategic Plan. Janelle Marr, Chair, Screenwest said that the new five-year plan was built on the great work and successes of WA’s screen industry to date. “Since the development of our previous strategic plan in 2011, there’s been an unprecedented amount of change in the industry,” Ms Marr said.

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05 October 2016

Screenwest News

Launching the newly designed Bill Warnock Writers Initiative

Applications are now open for the newly designed Bill Warnock Writers Initiative, a comprehensive, year-long professional development program for early-career, West Australian writers. The program is aimed at writers who are looking to develop their career in screenwriting, and who don’t possess a theatrically or commercially released feature film credit, or broadcast television credit.

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05 October 2016

Screenwest News

Work on WA’s Screen Industry Diversity Plan begins

Screenwest is committed to supporting a screen industry that fairly reflects the diversity of the WA community on, and behind the screen. The agency has recently engaged diversity specialist Fortis Consulting to work with the industry, and Screenwest, to develop a strategic diversity plan ready for implementation in early 2017.

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05 October 2016

Production News

Top Knot Detective debut

Top Knot Detective, a web series-turned-feature which was shot in WA in 2015 and 2016, made its debut on SBS2 last week. Financed by Screenwest, Screen Australia and SBS, the film was borne out of SBS’s 2015 ‘Comedy Runway’ initiative to find emerging talent. It was one of only two WA projects picked up, and the only one in Australia to be developed into a feature length film.

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