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19 April

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TESTING TEACHERS premieres on Wednesday, 19 April at 8:30pm on SBS

TESTING TEACHERS is a very real and personal journey for six passionate, first time teachers who have one aim: to make a difference in young lives. SBS’ three-part observational documentary with unprecedented access to three public high schools across Western Australia, Victoria and Northern Territory follows these six teachers over 12 months as they start their new career as teachers in low socioeconomic communities where many students, according to Australian school standard averages, are falling behind.

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21 April

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Screenwest, NITV and Department of Aboriginal Affairs (WA) announce One-Off NAIDOC Week Documentary Initiative

Screenwest in conjunction with NITV and the Western Australian Department of Aboriginal Affairs (DAA) will fund a one-off half hour documentary bringing to the national screen an important social and cultural impact project that will explore subject matter including indigenous art, art practice, law enforcement and reconciliation.

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21 April

Agency News

Screen Australia’s Producer Offset team in Perth

Tim Phillips, Head of Producer Offset, and Pru Donovan, Assessment Manager- Producer Offset, from Screen Australia will be at Screenwest offices on Tuesday, 2 May to hold a number of one-on-one meetings with WA producers.

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19 April

Production News

BAD GIRL Q&A event at Luna Leederville Friday, 28 April

BAD GIRL is releasing in Australian cinemas Thursday, 27 April followed by a special Q&A event at Luna Leederville on Friday, 28 April with writer and director Fin Edquist, hosted by Matthew Eeles from Cinema Australia.

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19 April

Industry News

Master the craft of comedy with Tim Ferguson – Discount tickets available

Tim Ferguson is one of Australia’s most successful international comedians and has mastered stand-up, sketch, sitcom, movies, webisodes and plays. In the 2-day course, Ferguson reveals the secrets of comedy writing for stage and screen, with 10% off tickets for Western Australian screen practitioners.

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19 April

Industry News

Western Australian directors secure ADG Awards nominations

It’s an exciting year for West Australian directors Ben Young, Pete Gleeson and Arnie Custo who have each received nominations for the ADG Awards being held Friday, 5 May in Melbourne.

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19 April

Agency News

Screen Producers Australia Ones to Watch Information Session on Monday, 24 April 12:30pm

Screenwest will be hosting an live video information session on Monday 24 April with Screen Producers Australia (SPA) to discuss their Ones To Watch mentoring program.

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