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CinefestOZ Albany program launch

Local talent and stories will be a key focus of the CineFestOZ program in April.

Southwest local Margaret Buswell is the new chair of CinefestOz. Image: CinefestOz.

CinefestOZ elects Margaret Buswell as new Chair

Margaret Buswell has been announced as Chair of the Board for the WA film festival CinefestOZ.

Cute animated creature from Never Alone with huge eyes. Created in Unreal Engine.

Racing against time to build worlds and create films with Unreal Engine

A filmmaker leaps into Unreal Engine with a games lecturer, and discovers a new world of production that leads him…

Young Indigenous woman with camera on desert road, a product of Screenwest and West Coast Visions.

West Coast Visions: WA is just too hard to leave

The thinking behind low budget feature scheme West Coast Visions reflects the spirit of a very unusual state.


Nine-day writing retreat for West Australian screenwriters

A joint initiative from Cinefest Oz and Women in Film and TV, the generous retreat promises nourishing peace and creative…


Perth International Film Festival cancels opening night

In response to the latest outbreaks of COVID-19, Revelation Perth International Film Festival have cancelled their opening night, and the…


Screenwest opens funding rounds for documentary and scripted content

Offering millions in funding to WA productions, this is the film body’s first production round for the 2021-2 financial year.

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Revelation Film Festival and the shining lights of low-budget indy art

This year, Revelation Perth International Film Festival showcases some low-budget indy adventures in true art according to director Richard Sowada.


Screenwest pushes local angle with new CEO

Rikki Lea Bestall replaces Willie Rowe as CEO in Screenwest at a time of considerable change.


WA studio proposal suddenly gets real

The WA government is now serious about supporting a studio complex in Perth and has asked for proposals in a…

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