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Features  18 May 2023

World-class claymation in production in Melbourne

Thousands of clay ears, eyes, noses, and mouths are currently on rotation in Adam Elliot’s stop-motion studio in Docklands, Melbourne. The Academy Award-winning auteur is hard at work executing his second full-length feature, Memoir of a Snail. 

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Media Releases / Play Now  26 Sep 2023


Sony PlayStation, Devolver Digital, Massive Monster, Fellow Traveller, Ultra Players, Team 17, Raw Fury, Akupara Games and Shueisha Games have now joined Meta, Landfall Games and Kepler Interactive to search for the next big games to come out of Australia. 

Media Releases  11 Sep 2023

VicScreen launches First People Writers’ workshop in Shepparton

VicScreen has launched the First Peoples Writers’ Workshop, a new initiative that is committed to developing First Peoples creative talent within the Victorian screen industry.

Media Releases  30 Aug 2023

New rebate to power up Victorian games, VFX and animation

Today, the Minister for Creative Industries Steve Dimopoulos announced a $15 million rebate for games, VFX and animation production in Victoria.

  18 Aug 2023

Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2023 highlights

The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) celebrates the largest annual celebration of Indian cinema outside India. IFFM showcases some of the most diverse, inclusive, groundbreaking films and filmmakers, whilst encapsulating the best of Indian cinema from the Indian subcontinent. Here are some of the highlights of the 2023 festival. 

  7 Aug 2023

Your MIFF 2023 watchlist sorted

The Melbourne International Film Festival’s (MIFF) 71st edition boasts some of the most anticipated films of the year. We’ve pulled together a list of VicScreen supported films that we’ll be adding to our watchlist this year. 

Play Now  5 Aug 2023

Play Now Melbourne has launched! Here’s how to get involved.

VicScreen is calling on Australian game developers to mark their calendars for 5 October 2023 and participate in Australia's foremost games market, Play Now Melbourne. 

Play Now  5 Aug 2023


Today marks the launch of Play Now Melbourne, the inaugural Australian international games market. 

Features / Film & TV  4 Jul 2023


This National NAIDOC week, celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples by hitting play on some of the best TV series and films from First Nations creators.  

  28 Jun 2023

Jenny Taing OAM Appointed to VicScreen Board

Esteemed financial services expert, Jenny Taing OAM has been appointed to the VicScreen Board.

Features  22 Jun 2023

Saving Hakeem

The Defenders documents the true story of Bahraini footballer turned Australian asylum seeker, Hakeem al-Araibi, and the people who fought to save him from a life-threatening ordeal. 

Media Releases  14 Jun 2023

Game-changing Funding For Emerging Screen Talent

Four feature films from VicScreen's inaugural Originate Features initiative are set to be fully financed and greenlit through a $2.8 million investment and applications open for the groundbreaking TV development program, Originate Series.

Features  1 Jun 2023

Sweet As: how a teenage photo camp inspired Jub Clerc’s life in film

We spoke to Jub Clerc about creating her debut feature film, Sweet As, the enormous global reception it’s received at international film festivals, and the real-life events which inspired this transformative coming-of-age road movie.