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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

Victoria’s reputation as a global hub for screen production continues to shine with cameras set to roll next month on a major new feature film from Sony Pictures.

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.

Media Releases  29 May 2024

MELBOURNE TO HOST WORLD’S BEST SHOWRUNNERS

Melbourne will play host to some of global TV’s top showrunners at FUTURE VISION.

Media Releases  18 Mar 2024

VicScreen and Screen Australia launch new Screen Careers initiative

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

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.  

NICK FORWARD APPOINTED TO VICSCREEN BOARD

Media and content leader, Nick Forward has been appointed to the VicScreen Board.

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.