Rhys Nicholson announced as host of WA Screen Awards

FTI have announce that Australian comedian Rhys Nicholson is the official host of the 28th Annual West Australian Screen Awards (WASAs). The quick-witted comedian from Sydney expressed his excitement for coming to Perth to host the highly anticipated event, “Oh I can’t wait for the awards. Who doesn’t love awards? Losers I guess… I’m just so glad Joel Creasey was booked so…

Filming commences on Ben C. Lucas’ Sci-Fi thriller, OtherLife

Ticket to Ride, See Pictures and WBMC are delighted to announce principal photography commences today, Monday August 24th, 2015, on Ben C. Lucas’s science fiction thriller, OtherLife. With support from Deluxe Australia, ScreenWest and Lotterywest, the five-week shoot will take place in Western Australia starring an exciting young cast including Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Cocquerel, and T.J Power. Entertainment One will release in Australia and New…

ScreenWest launches Indigenous Screen Strategy 2016-2020

ScreenWest, Western Australia’s screen funding and development agency, has continued its commitment towards the State’s Indigenous screen sector with the release of its Indigenous Screen Strategy 2016-2020. The Indigenous Screen Strategy, developed in consultation with the WA Indigenous screen sector and the wider industry, was presented at the State Theatre Centre of WA this morning…

It’s here! Revelation Perth International Film Festival opens tonight

Revelation Perth International Film Festival kicks off its eighteenth season tonight at the Luna Cinema in Leederville, Perth, Western Australia and runs until 12 July 2015. The annual Festival opens tonight with the Australian road movie Last Cab To Darwin which will be introduced by the film’s director Jeremy Sims and cast including Michael Caton. Special guests of the festival will include Australian actors Ningali Lawford, Mark Coles Smith and Steve Bisley alongside national…

The Get Your Shorts On! program is here!

ScreenWest has announced this year’s Get Your Shorts On! program, which will delight and inspire as it showcases the talents of Western Australia’s short filmmakers. Programmed by ScreenWest and screening as part of the Revelation Perth International Film Festival, this year’s Get Your Shorts On! features shorts that explore the ways we love, communicate with…

Calling creative WA film teams for West Coast Visions 2015

West Coast Visions is a development initiative offering $750,000 of production investment funding for up to one feature film project per year. It is one of ScreenWest’s largest funds. The program is designed to uncover, inspire and develop local projects and skills. Recent West Coast Visions films have had great success on the national and international festival…

WA Screen Awards calling for entries

FTI is now accepting entries for the Young Filmmaker of the Year Award, to be presented at the 26th WA Screen Awards (WASA). This prestigious award, which holds prize money of $5,000, is presented to a young filmmaker who is committed to developing their craft and has shown a dedication and passion for the Screen Industry.…