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Media Releases  26 Sep 2022

Nine Australian writers set to accelerate their projects to the world stage

Nine Australian writers have been selected to participate in the highly coveted screenwriter accelerator, Impact Australia, delivered by Impact and Gentle Giant Media Group. 

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Media Releases  31 Jan 2023

John Cena, Zac Efron and Peter Farrelly Touch Down In Melbourne to Shoot New Film - Ricky Stanicky

Victoria's screen industry is set to reap the benefits of the latest international production to come to the state, Ricky Stanicky, which will create over 350 jobs for Victorian crew, and 850 roles for local cast, casuals and extras - providing valuable employment and development opportunities for local screen practitioners.

Features  23 Jan 2023

Aussie thriller, Run Rabbit Run, arrives at Sundance

Acclaimed Victorian director Daina Reid has teamed up with prominent author Hannah Kent on Run Rabbit Run. 

  20 Jan 2023

The Next Gen of Game Developers Enter Melbourne’s Summerfall Studios

Summerfall Studios and VicScreen have joined forces to support three emerging game developers - helping them to kickstart rewarding careers in Victoria's growing games sector.

Features  20 Jan 2023

Indie game studio Summerfall Studios is changing the status quo

In 2017, studio co-founders Liam Esler and David Gaider met up at a conference in San Francisco and hypothesised about what their dream game studio would look like. Their theories aligned; in fact, they were almost identical. 

  20 Jan 2023

How Karly Taylor found community at Summerfall Studios

When Karly Taylor first decided to pursue work in digital games, she felt like an outsider. With only her love for creative writing and storytelling in her back pocket, what started as a chance application soon became a viable career move: the VicScreen Specialist Placement Program revealing a clear path to enter the industry. 

Features  19 Jan 2023

Finding freedom (azadi)

Iranian/Australian filmmaker Noora Niasari discusses the real-life events, which inspired her debut feature, Shayda.

Features  12 Jan 2023

Igniting young imaginations

The ABC is investing in bold new content for its youngest audiences.

Features  19 Dec 2022

Our favourite moments of 2022

A defining time for the Victorian screen industry, 2022 has been an important year for supporting and cultivating a vibrant future for screen in the state. Read up on some of our favourite moments from the year. 

Features  15 Dec 2022

Press Play On Five Of The Hottest Melbourne Made Games This Summer

Victorian indie games have been lighting up the global stage this year. From adorably evil animal cults to a physics puzzle featuring cosmonauts, get around these local Victorian artists and test-drive these trailblazing games this summer.

  14 Dec 2022

Victorian talent sweep up top honours this awards season

An abundance of VicScreen-supported projects and talent have been recognised with top awards at the 2022 AACTA Awards and ADG Awards.

Features  14 Dec 2022

Why La Brea came back to Melbourne for season two

Producer Jeff Rafner says the ability to shoot anything in Victoria is the reason why creator, writer, and showrunner David Appelbaum and the series’ producers, Universal Television and Keshet Studios, chose to return.

Features  12 Dec 2022

School’s out! Your summer holiday watch list sorted

Check out this sizzling collection of kids shows these summer holidays, all supported by VicScreen.