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.
The City of Bunbury is officially Film Friendly
Located in WA’s South West, Bunbury has been accredited as officially Film Friendly, streamlining their filming processes and appointing a Film Liaison Officer to create awareness, attract productions to the region and provide producers with a seamless experience across all stages of production.
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.
Two attachment opportunities on documentary series ‘Maggie Beer’s Big Mission’
A paid Assistant Producer Attachment and paid Edit Assistant Attachment are available through the Screenwest Crew Attachment Program on documentary series Maggie Beer’s Big Mission, produced by Artemis Media for the ABC. Applications close Wednesday, 20 September 2023 at 5:00pm AWST.
Costume Assistant Attachment opportunity on upcoming feature film
A paid Costume Assistant Attachment is available through the Screenwest Crew Attachment Program on an upcoming feature film, based in Perth and the Wheatbelt. Applications close Monday, 18 September 2023 at 5:00pm AWST.
DIT Assistant Attachment on upcoming feature film
A paid Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) Assistant Attachment is available through the Screenwest Crew Attachment Program on an upcoming feature film based in WA. Applications close Tuesday, 12 September 2023 at 5:00pm AWST.
Cast announced for acclaimed crime drama series ‘The Twelve’ Season 2
Sam Neill and Frances O’Connor spearhead Australian ensemble cast as production begins in Perth and regional Western Australia.
Makeup Assistant Attachment Opportunity on upcoming feature film
A paid Makeup Assistant Attachment is available through the Screenwest Crew Attachment Program on an upcoming feature film based in WA. Applications close Friday, 8 September 2023 at 5:00pm AWST.
Stan Original Series ‘Invisible Boys’ commissioned for production in Geraldton, Western Australia
Invisible Boys is commissioned by Stan, internationally distributed by Banijay Rights, with production investment from Screen Australia, Screenwest, Lotterywest and the WA Regional Screen Fund.
Screenwest supports a First Nations Voice enshrined in the Constitution
Screenwest is encouraging all Australians to cast a YES vote in the Voice Referendum to establish an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament in the Constitution.
Post-Production Coordinator Attachment Opportunity on upcoming observational documentary series
A paid Post-Production Coordinator Attachment is available through the Screenwest Crew Attachment Program on an upcoming observational documentary series to be produced by Prospero Productions. Applications close Monday, 4 September 2023 at 5:00pm AWST.
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.
WA documentary series ‘Outback Farm’ premiering 22 August
Narrated by Jason Donovan, Prospero Productions’ new documentary series for 7mate and Discovery continues the adventures of the water drilling Haigh family from Outback Truckers.
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Image credit: Cast and crew of Blueback on location in Bremer Bay, Western Australia © David Dare Parker