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Wednesday, 1 May 2024

Stan Original Documentary ‘Revealed – Renee Gracie: Fireproof’ premiering Sunday, 26 May

Led by an all-female Western Australian creative team – directors Frances Elliott and Samantha Marlowe with producer Cody Greenwood – the brand new documentary follows race car driver Renee Gracie’s unconventional success story, and examines the greater injustices faced by women in competitive sport as a whole.

Tuesday, 9 April 2024

Brand new documentary series ‘Outback Crystal Hunters’ greenlit for production in Western Australia

Produced by Prospero Productions, the eight-part WA documentary series is set to premiere on 7MATE and Discovery+ later this year and will see a new generation of fearless Australian treasure hunters on a quest to unearth some of the world’s rarest and ancient crystals.

Tuesday, 12 March 2024

Stars walk the blue carpet in Perth at an exclusive preview screening of Population 11

Stars Ben Feldman (Superstore, Mad Men [Emmy® nominee], Silicon Valley) and Perry Mooney (Gold Diggers, Troppo) joined cast, creatives, crew and Western Australian screen industry guests for a preview screening of the brand new Stan Original Series, which is the first premium scripted series from a major streaming platform produced in WA.

Tuesday, 12 March 2024

Stan Original Series ‘Scrublands’ heading to Western Australia for second season

After producing the first season in Victoria, award-winning production company Easy Tiger have joined forces with WA producer, Martha Coleman and WA director, Ben Young to produce the second season in WA, with major production investment from Screenwest, Lotterywest and the Western Australian Regional Screen Fund.

Tuesday, 12 March 2024

First look at raw and powerful LGBTQIA+ Stan Original Series Invisible Boys currently filming in Geraldton, Western Australia

Created, directed and produced by Logie and AACTA award-winner Nicholas Verso, together with WA producer, Tania Chambers and based on the award-winning WA novel, the Stan Original Series Invisible Boys showcases emerging Australian talent Joseph Zada, Aydan Calafiore, Zach Blampied and Joe Klocek, alongside Pia Miranda and David Lyons.

Tuesday, 12 March 2024

Production underway on ‘Kangaroo Beach’ Season 3 in Western Australia as 10-year-old WA actor Blake Stevens joins the cast as the new voice of Pounce

WA production company, Siamese is currently working with a number of WA concept designers, editors, sound designers and voice actors to bring the new season to life, which will feature a brand-new location inspired by the Western Australian landscape.

Thursday, 22 February 2024

‘We Bury the Dead’ kicks off filming in Albany this week as Brenton Thwaites and Mark Coles Smith join the cast alongside Daisy Ridley

Written and directed by Western Australian filmmaker Zak Hilditch, We Bury the Dead has attracted production funding from Screen Australia, Screenwest, Lotterywest, the WA Regional Screen Fund, Gramercy Park Media and Peachtree Media Partners.

Wednesday, 31 January 2024

Stan Original comedic crime thriller series ‘Population 11’ starring Ben Feldman set to premiere on 14 March

Population 11 is a Stan Original Series produced by Jungle Entertainment in association with Factor 30 Films, with major production investment from Screenwest, Lotterywest and the Western Australian Regional Screen Fund and international sales by Lionsgate.

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