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Digital Games / Events / Play Now  11 Oct 2023

Play Now Melbourne 2023 highlights

Play Now Melbourne is Australia's pre-eminent games market. As part of Melbourne International Games Week, Play Now Melbourne was held on 5 October 2023 at the State Library of Victoria. It featured an impressive line-up of leading international and local publishers, platform holders and investors, hearing pitches from more than 40 projects from across Australia. Here are some of the highlights from the day.

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Features  4 Mar 2024

A Forgotten Cure

Writer/Director Emma Watts shares her journey into making the new SBS documentary, Last Chance to Save a Life; a film which takes us on the harrowing, yet hopeful journey of three patients with superbug infections at risk of losing a limb or their life. 

Media Releases  23 Feb 2024

LIAM NEESON FILMS AT MELBOURNE’S STATE-OF-THE-ART VIRTUAL PRODUCTION STAGE

Today, VicScreen CEO, Caroline Pitcher, welcomed Hollywood icon Liam Neeson, international superstar Fan Bingbing, and the blockbuster production of Ice Road 2: Road to the Sky, to Docklands Studios Melbourne.

Media Releases  25 Jan 2024

GROUNDBREAKING GAME DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE RETURNS

Today, the Minister for Creative Industries Colin Brooks announced the return of Originate Games. 

Media Releases  15 Jan 2024

LIAM NEESON ACTION BLOCKBUSTER TO FILM IN VICTORIA

Hollywood star Liam Neeson is returning to Victoria for his latest project, Ice Road 2: Road to the Sky which starts filming in the state this month.

Media Releases  10 Jan 2024

VICSCREEN APPOINTS SAM DINNING AS HEAD OF CONTENT INVESTMENT

VicScreen has appointed producer, writer, and director Sam Dinning into the position of Head of Content Investment. 

Media Releases  19 Dec 2023

NETFLIX DRAMA SERIES THE SURVIVORS TO BE PRODUCED IN VICTORIA

Production on the Netflix Australian drama series The Survivors will take place in 2024 with development, production and post-production in Victoria, and principal photography happening in Tasmania.

Media Releases  18 Dec 2023

NEW GUY PEARCE THRILLER WRAPS IN VICTORIA

A new feature film starring award-winning Australian actor Guy Pearce has just wrapped in Victoria – creating jobs and delivering a $4 million boost to the state economy.

Features  17 Dec 2023

That’s a wrap on 2023

It’s been a big year for Victoria’s screen industry, with our world-leading talent and stories hitting screens around the world. Check out some of our highlights from the year below. 

Media Releases  13 Dec 2023

NEW TV DRAMA SERIES TO BOOST VICTORIAN SCREEN INDUSTRY

Filming is underway in Melbourne for Apple Cider Vinegar – a new Netflix and See Saw Films / Picking Scabs series backed by VicScreen that's set to create 450 local jobs and inject over $13 million to the local economy.  

Features  13 Dec 2023

Your ultimate summer playlist

From mystery crime thrillers to unscripted romances, here’s our guide to the hottest Melbourne-made bingeable series, films and games to hit play on this summer. 

Film & TV  11 Dec 2023

VicScreen projects dominate the 2024 AACTA Award nominations

Nominees for the 2024 ACCTA Awards have been unveiled, with Victorian projects receiving an impressive 55 nominations across 28 categories in film and television.

Features  29 Nov 2023

BRIDGING CONTINENTS: THE PRODUCTION DESIGN BEHIND FOE

Academy award-winning production designer, Patrice Vermette, reveals how he brought the sci-fi feature film, Foe, to life in Melbourne, Australia.