Coronavirus adds fire to WA screen rebuild

Each state has its own unique opportunities and screen community. What are the possibilities for Screenwest? Is there a genuine reason for hope?

Screenwest CEO Willie Rowe and head of screen investment and strategic projects Matthew Horrocks spoke with Screenhub on the phone this Wednesday 18 March. 

‘This is a very serious situation’ said Willie Rowe, ‘but I am a bit of a Pollyanna. What we are seeing in the industry locally is, how are we going to work together to get through this. There is a degree of that collegiate approach.

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.