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.
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.
Joan Peters awarded Medal of the Order of Australia
The Order of Australia recognises Australians who have demonstrated outstanding service or exceptional achievement and the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) is awarded for service worthy of particular recognition.
Cassandra Nguyen announced as new Chair of Diversity Leadership Group
The Diversity Leadership Group is also calling out for expressions of interest to join the group in 2022.
10 Western Australian film & TV projects receive Screenwest scripted development funding
Screenwest has announced the 10 successful recipients of the latest Scripted Development Investment funding round.
West Coast Visions 2022 opens today
Screenwest is pleased to open applications for the much coveted West Coast Visions, closing on Monday, 11 April 2022 at 5:00pm AWST.
Two attachments on upcoming documentary series
An Edit Assistant attachment and Researcher / Post-Production Assistant attachment are available through the Screenwest Crew Attachment Program on an upcoming documentary series. Applications close Tuesday, 25 January 2022 at 5:00pm AWST.
‘Struggling Songlines’ music documentary premieres tonight on NITV
Using the power of music and Indigenous culture, a band of brothers from One Arm Point seek the wisdom of elders to drive change amongst a troubled youth.
Industry Enhancement Program pitches open today
Screenwest will be hosting a Q&A forum about the program for eligible production companies on Friday, 4 February 2022.
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.
10 Western Australian projects receive Screenwest development funding
Screenwest has announced the 10 successful recipients of the latest Documentary Development Investment and Diversity and Inclusion funding rounds.
‘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