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  14 Mar 2023

The untold history of queer Australia

Queerstralia throws back the curtain on Australia’s queer history in a no-holds-barred documentary-series. 

  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.

  6 Mar 2023

Victoria Sets Its Sights On High-End Factual Series

Today, at the 2023 Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC), VicScreen unveiled a bold new initiative - Originate Factual - designed to support Victorian factual producers, writers and directors to create high-end documentary series for global audiences. 

  20 Feb 2023

Beck Cole discusses anthology film: We Are Still Here

Beck Cole delves into the origins of acclaimed project We Are Still Here, the joy of working with filmmakers from other Indigenous nations, and the reaction of audiences around the world to the film.

  17 Feb 2023

Making Bad Behaviour

Director Corrie Chen and producer Amanda Higgs share the highs and lows of creating this deeply personal drama, premiering 17 February on Stan.  

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.

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. 

  20 Jan 2023

The Next Gen of Game Developers Enter Melbourne’s Summerfall Studios

Summerfall Studios and VicScreen have joined forces to support three emerging game developers - helping them to kickstart rewarding careers in Victoria's growing games sector.

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. 

  20 Jan 2023

How Karly Taylor found community at Summerfall Studios

When Karly Taylor first decided to pursue work in digital games, she felt like an outsider. With only her love for creative writing and storytelling in her back pocket, what started as a chance application soon became a viable career move: the VicScreen Specialist Placement Program revealing a clear path to enter the industry. 

Features  19 Jan 2023

Finding freedom (azadi)

Iranian/Australian filmmaker Noora Niasari discusses the real-life events, which inspired her debut feature, Shayda.