2020 Brian Beaton Award

Screenwest is pleased to announce the third annual Brian Beaton Award!

The award recognises the valuable contribution esteemed producer Brian Beaton made to the Western Australian screen industry, and honours his memory by annually awarding a filmmaker who has a current social impact project which requires further support to reach its full potential.

The Brian Beaton Award is a financial grant, made up of Screenwest funding, industry and private donations, and in-kind support from leading Western Australian industry professionals.

How to Apply

The Award is open to current Western Australian resident/s of any level of experience who have a current factual social impact project in active development, or that has been recently produced for broadcast, theatrical or online distribution, including VR and interactive projects.

Support is available for development and/or production, or an outreach campaign to enhance the social impact.

Applications will be accepted through the Screenwest SmartyGrants Portal, with application forms going live on Monday, 13 July 2020.

Please refer to the Brian Beaton Award page of the Screenwest website for the full information about how to apply and required application materials.

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

Applications close Monday, 14 September 2020.

It is anticipated that the Brian Beaton Award recipient/s will be announced at a Screenwest industry event in late 2020.

Program Contact

For further information about the Brian Beaton award applicants should contact:

Chantal Chateauneuf, Interim Talent Development Manager
T: +61 8 6169 2107

Applications close
14 Sep 2020
Amount Upon Application
Film / TV / Digital
Grant Type
Applicant Type
Western Australia
Screenwest (opens in new window)