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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  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.

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.

Australia Has A New Matchmaking Capital

The universally beloved franchise, The Bachelor, is heading to Australia's most liveable city, where, for the first time in the history of the series, roses will be handed out on Victorian soil.

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. 

Media Releases  9 Feb 2023

Feature Film Sleeping Dogs Starring Russell Crowe To Film In Victoria

Victoria's pipeline of screen productions continues to grow, with crime thriller Sleeping Dogs the latest international production attracted to the state through VicScreen's Victorian Screen Incentive.

Media Releases  31 Jan 2023

John Cena, Zac Efron and Peter Farrelly Touch Down In Melbourne to Shoot New Film - Ricky Stanicky

Victoria's screen industry is set to reap the benefits of the latest international production to come to the state, Ricky Stanicky, which will create over 350 jobs for Victorian crew, and 850 roles for local cast, casuals and extras - providing valuable employment and development opportunities for local screen practitioners.

Media Releases  8 Nov 2022

Eight screenwriters announced for Stories From Another Australia (SFAA) Victoria program

Co-Curious has today announced the eight screenwriters selected for the Victorian iteration of its successful Stories From Another Australia (SFAA) program.

Media Releases  7 Oct 2022

Vicscreen unveils new program for game developers

Today at PAX Australia, the Minister for Creative Industries Steve Dimopoulos announced Originate Games—a dynamic new initiative that will champion Victorian game developers who have projects in early-stage development.

Media Releases  26 Sep 2022

Nine Australian writers set to accelerate their projects to the world stage

Nine Australian writers have been selected to participate in the highly coveted screenwriter accelerator, Impact Australia, delivered by Impact and Gentle Giant Media Group. 

Media Releases  10 Aug 2022

Phenomenal digital games are being made in Melbourne

Victoria is continuing to prove why it’s the epicentre of Australia’s games industry, profiling an incredible slate of upcoming locally made digital games and welcoming the second year of the Victorian Games Development Internship.

Recipients of the 2022 Victorian Screen Development Internships announced

VicScreen, Paramount Australia and New Zealand, Blackfella Films and Fremantle Australia have announced Gina Song and Madeleine Ruskin as the successful recipients of the highly coveted Victorian Screen Development Internships.