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Friday, 5 July 2024

Expressions of Interest open for a spot in AFTRS Assistant Director Fundamentals course

Screenwest and AFTRS are pleased to offer one WA screen practitioner a complimentary spot in the upcoming Perth AFTRS Assistant Director Fundamentals course, which will provide practitioners with an understanding of Assistant Directing and the opportunity to meet other industry professionals. Expressions of interest close Thursday, 11 July at 5:00pm AWST.

Thursday, 6 June 2024

Applications open for the Bill Warnock Talent Accelerator

The new year-long skills development program will see an early-to-mid career WA screenwriter receiving up to $100,000 to expand their creative development skills and industry experience, bridge the gap between their ideas and the market and grow their industry contacts. Applications close Monday, 5 August 2024 at 5:00pm AWST.

Wednesday, 22 May 2024

Applications are open for travel funding to attend MIFF PostScript&Direct and 37ºSouth Market 2024

Screenwest has opened a competitive travel round for Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) 2024 industry programs PostScript&Direct and the 37ºSouth Market, taking place in Victoria in August 2024. Applications for the travel round close Monday June 17, 2024 at 5.00pm AWST.

Wednesday, 1 May 2024

Screenwest rolling out Elevate for 2024

Screenwest is pleased to announce that short form production initiative Elevate is being rolled out again for 2024. Elevate provides production funding for a scripted project (film or series) up to 10 minutes in length, to serve as a calling card for early to mid-career Western Australian filmmakers. Applications close Monday, 2 September 2024 at 5:00pm AWST.

Wednesday, 1 May 2024

Tele-Navigator development initiative relaunched

Tele-Navigator is back! The scripted television development initiative is designed for writers, directors and/or producers with television concepts that can be produced in WA, with up to six WA creative teams or individuals selected to participate in a development workshop with leading Australian TV producers. Applications close Monday, 1 July at 5:00pm AWST.

Tuesday, 9 April 2024

WA producer Alzbeta Rekosh selected for skills development opportunity with Odin’s Eye Entertainment at Cannes

Working with international sales agent, distributor and production company Odin’s Eye Entertainment, the opportunity enables Alzbeta to gain hands-on experience at market events while liaising with filmmakers, distributors, sales agents and press on a global scale.

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