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Media Releases  17 Apr 2023

New Skills Package to Fast-Track Screen Jobs

Today, the Minister for Creative Industries Steve Dimopoulos announced a $5.4 million skills and training package to support Victorians that are aspiring to build careers in screen. 

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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. 

Features  18 May 2023

The true story behind The Voice

Director Poppy Stockell uncovers the highs and lows of John Farnham’s career in music in a new tell-all biopic: John Farnham: Finding the Voice.

Features  18 Apr 2023


With a perfect Rotten Tomatoes score of 100%, Melbourne-made Late Night with the Devil from Colin and Cameron Cairnes has sent audiences and critics wild as its takes on the American film festival circuit. 

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. 

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. 

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.

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. 

Features  5 Dec 2022

Hazal Alakus on life behind the lens

How a breakthrough attachment on Five Bedrooms kickstarted Hazal Alakus’ career behind the camera.