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.
Two attachment opportunities on Aussie Gold Hunters Season 8
An Edit Assistant professional attachment and a Production Coordinator professional attachment are available through the Screenwest Crew Attachment Program on season 8 of Electric Pictures’ documentary series Aussie Gold Hunters. Applications close Monday, 29 August at 5:00pm AWST.
Screenwest announces $2 million boost for WA’s digital games and interactive industry
Screenwest and Culture and Arts Minister David Templeman are pleased to announce a $2 million boost for Western Australia’s digital games and interactive industry from the McGowan Government.
Jub Clerc’s debut feature ‘Sweet As’ premiering at TIFF, MIFF and CinefestOZ
Sweet As is the first Australian feature written and directed by a Western Australian Indigenous filmmaker – an incredible milestone for Jub Clerc and the WA screen industry. The Pilbara-filmed feature was made possible thanks to Screenwest’s West Coast Visions initiative, the WA Screen Fund and Screen Australia. Congratulations Jub!
Audible Original podcast series ‘The Missed’ starring Pallavi Sharda hits Audible this week
Screenwest and Audible are pleased to announce Audible Original crime noir thriller podcast series, The Missed, produced by Envelope Audio and starring Pallavi Sharda hits Audible this week.
‘Walking Man’ premieres on ABC and iview 10 August
The fascinating story of the late ‘Walking Man’, Ross Seaton – a prolific artist, hidden in plain sight, whose work shines a light on the concept of making art just for art’s sake. Directed by Luna Laure, produced by VAM Media and told through the lens of Professor Ted Snell, this WA documentary is set to stun audiences.
Four WA projects receive Documentary Development Investment funding
An observational documentary looking at First Nations health workers on the medical frontline, a heartwarming series about Australian dog beaches, a passionate crusade to protect rare animals and a series following the outback production of a cult musical have received support through Screenwest’s latest round of Documentary Development Investment Funding.
Five projects and activities receive Diversity and Inclusion – General funding
Radheya Jegatheva, Cassandra Nguyen and Chanel Bowen are just some of the WA practitioners to receive support through Screenwest’s latest Diversity and Inclusion – General funding round.
Applications open for Environment and Climate Solutions Short Form Initiative
Screenwest, ABC Factual and Doc Society are pleased to announce applications are now open for the Environment and Climate Solutions Short Form Initiative.
CinefestOZ launches 2022 program and announces Richard Roxburgh as Jury Chair
Running from 23 to 28 August in the beautiful South West, the festival has released an epic 2022 program featuring Screenwest-supported projects Sweet As, Avarice, Our Law, Wirnitj and Beyond the Milky Way.
Two attachment opportunities on upcoming series
An Art Department professional attachment and a Continuity professional attachment are available through the Screenwest Crew Attachment Program on an upcoming scripted TV series. Applications close Friday, 22 July at 5:00pm AWST.
Junior Post Production Coordinator/Researcher Attachment on ‘Keeping Hope’ Documentary
A professional attachment opportunity is available through the Screenwest Crew Attachment Program on Joined Up Films’ documentary Keeping Hope. Applications close Monday, 18 July at 5:00pm AWST.
Four Western Australian practitioners supported to work on the Disney+ Australian original ‘Last Days of the Space Age’
The Screenwest Professional Skills Development Program will see Emma Jackson, Texx Montana, Tess Rowe and Nikita Calyun head to NSW to work on the new Disney+ Australian original series.
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Image credit: Cast and crew of Blueback on location in Bremer Bay, Western Australia © David Dare Parker