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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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Two industry-leading practitioners join the VicScreen team

VicScreen has appointed two industry-leading practitioners into the position of First Peoples Strategic Lead and Production Executive. 


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

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.

Industry Updates  24 Apr 2023

Upskill with VicScreen

Looking for a career in film and TV? Meet Alice Zhao and Paula Salini, two talented screen practitioners who have been supported through VicScreen’s Screen Industry Skills Development program.

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. 

Industry Updates  14 Mar 2023

NantStudios Builds World’s Largest LED Volume In Melbourne

NantStudios, a leading technology-driven virtual production studio based in Los Angeles, have built two new LED in-camera VFX stages at Docklands Studios Melbourne, including the world's largest LED volume.

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.  

Key industry practitioners join the Film Victoria team

Film Victoria has appointed industry-leading practitioners to the team. 

Features / Industry Updates  23 Dec 2021

Our Favourite Moments of 2021

From the viral success of Melbourne-made Netflix series Clickbait to the ambitious reveal of Victoria's Screen Industry Strategy, it's been a defining year for the Victorian screen industry. 


Minister for Creative Industries Danny Pearson today launched VICSCREEN, investing a record $120.7 million as part of a $191.5 million four-year strategy to put Victoria at the forefront of the global screen entertainment boom.

Features / Industry Updates  14 Apr 2021

Industry Meets Community Inside Melbourne Screen Hub

As Victoria’s screen industry continues to grow, the significance of collaboration, community and sustainable infrastructure has never been more important. Meet the new Melbourne Screen Hub. 

Industry Updates  27 Jan 2021

Victorian teams create Unreal short films

Congratulations to the teams at Wilding Productions, Happening Films and LateNite Films who were behind the three Victorian projects selected as finalists in the inaugural Unreal Engine Real-Time Short Film Challenge.