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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.

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

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, 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.

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