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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

Reminder – Overdue Funding Acquittals

An overdue funding acquittal can impact your eligibility to apply for further Screenwest funding and action may be taken to recover the grant/investment. If you have an overdue acquittal, it is important to acquit immediately or request a possible extension to the due date.

Monday, 22 January 2024

West Coast Visions 2024 now open for applications

Screenwest and Screen Australia are pleased to announce that applications for West Coast Visions 2024 are now open, with up to $1.25M production funding available to Western Australian filmmaking teams looking to produce their debut feature film. Applications close Monday, 8 April 2024 at 5:00pm AWST, with a Q&A webinar taking place on Monday, 5 February.

Wednesday, 10 January 2024

Screenwest Scripted Team update

Screenwest is pleased to announce Tenille Kennedy is stepping into the role of Head of Scripted: Content and Talent, with Kirby Brierty joining the team as Scripted Production Program Manager.

Tuesday, 12 December 2023

New Scripted Development rounds now open

Screenwest is pleased to announce the Scripted Concept Development Fund and the Scripted Project Development Fund rounds are now open. These are the first rounds to open under the revised scripted development guidelines. Applications for both rounds will close Monday, 15 January 2024 at 5:00pm AWST.

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