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.
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.
Screen Australia’s Head of Online and Games, Lee Naimo, heading to Perth this month
Screen Australia’s Lee Naimo will be heading to Perth on Wednesday, 20 September to meet Western Australian practitioners at a roundtable event.
WA Games Week kicks off this month
Encompassing talks, town halls, networking and two days of expos, WA Games Week is spearheaded by Western Australian organisations Immerse Australia, Let’s Make Games and Pixel Expo, and is set to run from 17 – 23 September in Fremantle, Northbridge and online.
CinefestOZ kicks off this month
Running from 29 August to 3 September in the vibrant South West, the festival has released an epic 2023 program featuring Screenwest-supported projects Keeping Hope, Marlu Man, Raising Thunder, I’m Not a Nurse, Touch, Babanil and Mr Kimberley.
Five WA Reflections short documentaries launching online today
The State Library of Western Australia and Screenwest’s joint initiative has produced five new documentaries based around stories from the State Library collections, with public screenings taking place between now and the end of the year.
Screenwest Digital Games Evening + IGEA’s ‘Australia Plays 2023’
Special industry guests Alec Shea and Mauro Fiore are heading to Perth this month to meet WA games studios and developers at a presentation and networking event on 15 August, with IGEA inviting Western Australians to the launch of ‘Australia Plays 2023’ on 16 August.
Pixel Expo: Level 2 kicks off tomorrow
Experience the latest and greatest in gaming and animation technology, meet local developers and play video game tournaments at the two-day expo, taking place this weekend at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre.
IAGC Industry Town Hall Meeting – 26 July 2023
The Screenwest IAGC invites members of the Western Australian Screen Industry to a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, 26 July 2023.
‘Devil’s Peak’ set to open Revelation Perth International Film Festival next week
Post-produced in Western Australia, Ben Young’s US feature – starring Billy Bob Thornton, Robin Wright and Hopper Penn – will make its Australian premiere as it heads up an exciting international festival lineup for 2023.
WA Screen Industry Winter Networking Drinks
Screenwest invites you to join us for winter networking drinks with WA screen industry practitioners.
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Image credit: Cast and crew of Blueback on location in Bremer Bay, Western Australia © David Dare Parker