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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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VicScreen’s Play Now Melbourne returns

Australia’s pre-eminent games market, Play Now Melbourne is set to return for another round in 2024. 

Media Releases  3 Jun 2024

NEW SONY PICTURES FILM GIVES VICTORIA A STARRING ROLE

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Media Releases  3 Jun 2024

VICSCREEN PARTNERS WITH INDUSTRY LEADERS TO PROPEL NEW TALENT

In partnership with ABC, Blackfella Films and Good Thing Productions, VicScreen is offering two highly coveted, year-long internships to propel the careers of stand-out screen practitioners.

Features  31 May 2024

BEHIND THE LENS WITH MELBOURNE’S OWN JOHN BRAWLEY

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Media Releases  29 May 2024

MELBOURNE TO HOST WORLD’S BEST SHOWRUNNERS

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Features  13 May 2024

CAMERAS ROLL ON SEASON TWO OF SPOOKY FILES

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Features  29 Apr 2024

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Writer and Director Thomas Charles Hyland’s new documentary, This Is Going To Be Big, presents a cinematic portrait of underrepresented teens (rarely invited to perform centre stage) in the spotlight. The result is an impactful demonstration of smashing expectations and redefining capabilities. 

Features  11 Apr 2024

INSIDE THE MINDS OF ‘LATE NIGHT WITH THE DEVIL’ CONJURERS COLIN AND CAMERON CAIRNES

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Media Releases  18 Mar 2024

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VicScreen and Screen Australia have unveiled a bold new initiative to address skills shortages in the Australian screen industry.

A FOOTBALL TEAM’S FIGHT FOR FAIRNESS

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Media Releases  6 Mar 2024

VICSCREEN RELEASES DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION ROADMAP

Today, VicScreen released its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Roadmap, a 10-year strategy towards a thriving, equitable and inclusive screen industry in Victoria.  

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