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.
Screenwest launches the Digital Games Production Fund
Applications are now open for Screenwest’s new digital games fund, which encompasses Pre-Production, Production and Post-Production phases of game development. Screenwest is also offering the opportunity for a limited number of WA studios and developers to attend the Game Developer Conference (GDC), taking place in San Francisco next March.
Screenwest farewells Martha Coleman and Eva Di Blasio
Screenwest farewells Head of Creative Martha Coleman and Talent Development Manager Eva Di Blasio, after valued contributions to the organisation and the WA screen sector.
‘Our Law’ documentary series set to premiere on SBS and NITV in the new year
Premiering Thursday, 5 January, the six-part series provides a compelling insight into the frontline of the world’s largest police jurisdiction, as First Nations police officers and cadets attempt to change the system from within.
2022 Wrap Up
2022 has seen the release of several major Western Australian productions, with the State Government continuing their commitment to diversifying the economy through screen industry investments, including the launch of the WA Production Attraction Incentive and support for digital games.
Post-Production Coordinator Attachment on new observational documentary series
A Post-Production Coordinator Attachment is available through the Screenwest Crew Attachment Program on an upcoming observational documentary series, to be produced by WA production company Prospero Productions. Applications close Thursday, 5 January 2023 at 5:00pm AWST.
West Coast Visions back for 2023
Screenwest is pleased to announce that West Coast Visions will be returning in 2023, with applications opening in the new year.
Social impact documentary ‘Black Cockatoo Crisis’ hits cinema screens today
The recipient of the 2021 Brian Beaton Award, Jane Hammond’s social impact documentary is set to hit the big screen at Luna Leederville for an exclusive limited run.
Footloose and Scripted Production Funds now open
Screenwest is pleased to open the second Production Funding rounds for 2022-23 for Scripted and Footloose.
Screenwest holiday office closure and payment schedule
The Screenwest office will close from 5:00pm AWST on Thursday, 22 December 2022 and reopen at 9:00am AWST on Tuesday, 3 January 2023.
Production Coordinator Attachment Opportunity on new documentary series
A Production Coordinator Attachment is available through the Screenwest Crew Attachment Program on a new documentary series, to be produced by WA production company Artemis Media. Applications close Tuesday, 22 November 2022 at 5:00pm AWST.
Screenwest Documentary Development Investment Fund applications open
Screenwest has opened applications for the second Documentary Development Investment funding round for the 2022-23 financial year. Applications close Monday, 30 January 2023 at 5:00pm AWST.
‘Blueback’ set to make its Australian premiere at Perth Festival
Starring Mia Wasikowska, Radha Mitchell and Eric Bana, Robert Connolly’s family-friendly feature will premiere at Perth Festival as part of the 2022-23 Lotterywest Films program.
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Image credit: Cast and crew of Blueback on location in Bremer Bay, Western Australia © David Dare Parker