Australia - Western Australia

Eligible Production Types

  • Feature Films
  • Scripted Television
  • Reality Television
  • Documentaries
  • Animation
  • Video Games
  • Webisodes
  • Talk Shows
  • Game Shows
  • Live Events
  • Commercials

Location Production Needs

  • Rural
  • Suburban
  • Snow
  • Tropical
  • Beaches/Ocean
  • Mountains
  • Lakes/Rivers
  • Deserts
  • Forests
  • City


Rikki Lea Bestall, Head of Development and Production


General Inquiries:

+618 6169 2100



Project Criteria

Varies by project

Qualified Spend

Base funding is calculated on 10% of the Qualifying Western Australian Expenditure of a project.

ATL costs, including:

  • Story and Script Costs
  • Producers
  • Directors
  • Principal Cast

BTL costs, including:

  • Production unit fees and salaries
  • Fringes (including workers comp)
  • Cast and casting
  • Costumes, make-up, and hairdressing
  • Locations
  • Studio/stage rental
  • VFX
  • Equipment and stores
  • Travel and transport
  • Accommodation, living, and catering
  • Insurance
Additional Considerations

Can be combined with federal Australia incentives.

All funding guidelines are to be read in conjunction with the Screenwest Terms of Trade

Western Australian Regional Film Fund

  • AUD $16M discretionary fund, no cap
  • Investment
  • Open all year

Scripted Production Fund

  • AUD $600K cap
  • Funding offers of AUD $500K or below are provided as a grant
  • Funding offers over AUD $500K will be contracted as an investment
  • Set rounds

Footloose Production Fund

  • AUD $400K cap
  • Grant
  • Set rounds
  • Projects are eligible for Western Australia Regional Film Funds in addition to Footloose Production Investment Funding

Documentary Production Fund

  • AUD $400K cap
  • Grant
  • Set rounds

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Production Resources
  • Locations
  • Crew
  • Post & VFX