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Epic WA documentary series ‘Shipwreck Hunters Australia’ set to premiere on Disney+
‘Shipwreck Hunters Australia’ from VAM Media, Terra Australis Productions and Barking Mad Productions is one of nine Australian originals set to premiere on Disney+.
PRODUCTION COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: Electric Pictures
The WA production company is celebrating two big milestones this June with Aussie Gold Hunters hitting 100 episodes and the company celebrating 30 years of production.
WA talent featuring in ‘Elvis’ as it premieres at Cannes next week
Baz Luhrmann’s brand new film features WA cast members Olivia DeJonge, Dacre Montgomery and Kate Mulvany, with Perth company Double Barrel completing some of the film’s VFX.
‘A Friend in Death’ set to premiere on ABC this Sunday 15 May
Periscope Pictures’ documentary explores how the art of storytelling is helping terminally ill people in their final days, and will premiere on Compass on ABC TV Plus this Sunday.
US feature film ‘Where all Light Tends to Go’ heading to WA for post-production
Ben Young’s US feature film, Where All Light Tends to Go, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Robin Wright and Hopper Penn, is heading to WA for post-production.
WA’s Last Pixel heading to the Oscars with short film, ‘Please Hold’
The WA animation and visual effects company provided the VFX for the US Oscar-nominated short film.
‘Every Family Has a Secret’ Season 3 set to premiere on SBS next Thursday 24 March
Noni Hazlehurst returns to uncover eight gripping family stories in a new season of Artemis Media’s acclaimed documentary series.
‘Filming our Future’ trailer drops today
The 15-part disability-led short documentary series will make its world premiere on YouTube next Wednesday, 23 February.
Ella Wright’s directorial debut, Stage Changers, set to premiere on iwonder on 10 February
The eight-years-in-the-making documentary follows the journey of WA theatre collective, The Last Great Hunt, as they attempt to make their first large-scale work for Perth Festival.
Breathtaking ‘Ningaloo with Tim Winton’ documentary series in production in Western Australia
The renowned, award-winning Australian author is set to introduce audiences to WA’s Ningaloo Coast in this three-part series produced by Artemis Media in association with Matter of Factual.
‘How to Please a Woman’ set to hold world premiere at Perth Festival
Starring Sally Phillips, Renée Webster’s comedy-drama will premiere at Perth Festival as part of Lotterywest Films this summer.
‘Walking Man’ documentary directed by Luna Laure greenlit for production
A documentary about unknown Perth artist Ross Seaton, known as ‘Walking Man’, will be directed by Luna Laure and executive produced by Brendan Hutchens of VAM Media.
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Image credit: Cast and crew of Blueback on location in Bremer Bay, Western Australia © David Dare Parker