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.
Screenwest holiday office closure and payment schedule
The Screenwest office will close from 5:00pm AWST on Thursday, 21 December 2023 and reopen at 9:00am AWST on Tuesday, 2 January 2024.
Costume Assistant Attachment opportunity on TV series ‘Invisible Boys’
A paid Costume Assistant Attachment is available through the Screenwest Crew Attachment Program on upcoming TV series Invisible Boys, based in Perth and Geraldton. Applications close Monday, 4 December, 2023 at 5:00pm AWST.
‘Tales From Outer Suburbia’ and ‘Kangaroo Beach Season 3’ greenlit for production in Western Australia
Screenwest is pleased to announce production of both ABC animated kids series will take place at Siamese in Western Australia, with Tales from Outer Suburbia adapted from Shaun Tan’s bestselling short story anthology and the new season of Kangaroo Beach continuing the adventures of the beloved animal cadets.
‘The Hospital: In the Deep End’ greenlit for production for SBS
Australian television personalities Melissa Leong, Costa Georgiadis and Samuel Johnson go behind the scenes at one of Australia’s busiest public hospitals in WA production company Smashing Films’ three-part series.
Screenwest Seeks Expressions of Interest for First Nations Cultural Advisors
Screenwest is seeking First Nations Cultural Advisors as it seeks to form a group of First Nations cultural advisers that reflects the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, culture, languages, genders, geography, skills and experience.
Screen Culture review to commence
Screenwest is pleased to announce that Myriam Leonardy from consultancy Shape Executive has been appointed to undertake an independent review of our Screen Culture funding program, which provides funding support to film festivals and screen industry events. As part of the review, we are inviting you to take part in a short survey to inform the review and shape the future program.
‘Barton Lynch Pro Surfing’ released Friday, 17 November
Supported through Screenwest’s Digital Games Production Fund, Bungarra Software’s sports game pits you against the world’s best surfers at the most exotic locations on the planet.
Applications open for travel funding to attend AIDC 2024
Screenwest has announced a competitive travel round to provide a limited number of WA screen practitioners with funding support to attend AIDC 2024, taking place in Melbourne from 3 – 6 March. Applications close Monday, 8 January 2024 at 5:00pm AWST.
Applications open for travel funding to attend Screen Forever 2024
Screenwest has announced a competitive travel round to provide a limited number of WA screen practitioners with funding support to attend Screen Forever 2024, taking place in Queensland from 19 – 21 March. Applications close Monday, 8 January 2024 at 5:00pm AWST.
*SOLD OUT* INVITATION – WA Screen Industry 2023 End of Year Celebration
Screenwest invites you to come along and celebrate the last 12 months of the Western Australian screen industry, with our annual end of year celebration taking place at Gage Roads Freo Brewery on Thursday, 30 November.
Daisy Ridley set to star in Zak Hilditch’s new film ‘We Bury the Dead’ in Western Australia
A terrifying yet moving story about grief, loss and the undead, writer/director Zak Hilditch’s survival-thriller film is set to kick off production in WA’s Great Southern region in early 2024.
Feature film ‘RUNT’ greenlit for production in Western Australia
STUDIOCANAL has announced that Craig Silvey’s bestseller is headed for the big screen with a star-studded Aussie cast, filming in Perth and the Wheatbelt town of York.
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Image credit: Cast and crew of Blueback on location in Bremer Bay, Western Australia © David Dare Parker