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2014-2015 Indigenous development

Indigenous Feature Development  |  Indigenous TV Drama Development  |  Indigenous Documentary Development


Indigenous Feature Development

BARU (working title)
Savage Films Pty Ltd
Genre
Drama
Producer Maggie Miles
Director / Writer Darlene Johnson
Synopsis Sometimes, getting lost can be the best way home.

BEAUTIFUL WORLD
Warwick Thornton
(sole trader)
Genre Drama
Director / Writer Warwick Thornton
Synopsis Tracy, a young Advertising Director,  is given the brief of a lifetime. A fleet of immigrating Aliens are coming to Earth and her job is to tell the world.

CARNAGE
Tamarind Tree Pictures Pty Ltd
Genre
Drama
Producer David Jowsey
Director / Writer Steven McGregor
Synopsis Three Ghosts visit Jason at Christmas to show him he has become the very thing he swore he would never become.

EATS ROOTS AND LEAVES
Pascoe Publishing Pty Ltd
Genre
Drama
Producers
Writer Bruce Pascoe
Synopsis Aboriginal family defend their culture in small town in Australia, while trying to sustain relationships…and love.

GINDERELLA
Drink Films Pty Ltd
Genre
Drama
Producer Melissa Johnston
Executive Producer David Jowsey
Director Adrian Russell Wills
Synopsis Ginderella shows us all what means to have to fight for your life.

JACKIE HENDERSON
Jonathan Bradley Bell
(sole trader)
Genre Comedy
Producer / Director / Writer Jon Bell
Synopsis Jackie Henderson just got out of jail. Jon, Rick and Luke owe him money, big money. Together they hatch a plan to rob a bank and pay him back. Can they get it done before Jackie kills them, or will they kill each other first? 

MIN MIN
Frenzie Films Pty Ltd
Genre
Horror, Thriller
Writer Catriona McKenzie  
Synopsis
When the Warners, travel from the city to the bush for a new life, they find themselves increasingly surrounded by beautiful lights, an amazing natural phenomena… that is trying to kill them. When their youngest daughter disappears into the bush they have to solve the puzzle if they hope to see her again and make it out alive.

MOXIE GIRLS
Oombarra Productions Pty Ltd
Genre
Drama
Producers Bain Stewart, David Jowsey, Greer Simpkin
Writer Leah Purcell
Synopsis Old team mates come together to help a teen prodigy make it to the Netball State titles.

SING SONG
Erica M. Glynn
(sole trader)
Genre Drama
Executive Producer / Director / Writer Erica Glynn
Synopsis Is it possible help an Ancestor with depression?  Gideon and Jungarrayi are going to try.

SOS: SISTERS OF SOLIDARITY
Feisty Dame Productions Pty Ltd
Genre
Comedy, Drama
Producers Tania Chambers, Taryne Laffer
Writer Kelli Cross, Taryne Laffer
Synopsis SOS is a story about Neneh, who making her first documentary about the band her Mum and 'Aunties' were in, back in the day, not knowing that she herself is very much a part of this story of friendship, rivalries, love and 90's music.

SWEET COUNTRY: LAW OF THE LAND
Retroflex Lateral Pty Ltd
Genre
Thriller, Western
Producer David Jowsey
Writers David Tranter, Dena Curtis
Synopsis A period western set on the Northern Territory frontier where justice itself is put on trial.

THE WARRIOR
Country Road Films Pty Ltd
Genre
Drama, Crime
Producer David Jowsey
Writer Adrian Russell Wills
Synopsis When Arthur Murray's son, Eddie Murray, is found hanging in a police cell less than an hour after his arrest for drunkenness, he has no idea it will take the rest of his life of fighting for the truth of how?

THE WONDERFUL ADVENTURES OF TOPSY BROWN AND OTHER TERRIBLE TALES
Drink Films Pty Ltd
Genre
Drama
Writer Beck Cole
Synopsis There’s a little bit of Topsy Brown in all of us.

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Indigenous TV Drama Development

THE ANCHOR
6 x 52mins
Erica M. Glynn (sole trader)
Genre Drama
Writers Erica Glynn, Beck Cole
Synopsis How should a grandmother respond when she is told her grandchildren are moving interstate?

THE ATHLETES
8 x 30mins
Arenamedia Pty Ltd
Genre
Drama
Producers John Harvey, Liz Kearney, Robert Connolly
Writer Tony Briggs, Justin Monjo, Travey Rigney
Synopsis A fun and sexy look at AFL rookies and their first year in the game.

COPPING IT BLACK
6 x 57mins
CAAMA Productions Pty Ltd
Genre
Drama
Producers Nicolas Lee
Writer Erica Glynn
Synopsis A gritty crime series set in Alice Springs and a remote bush community that takes audiences on an engaging and dramatic 'who done it' journey into a rich, unique and rarely experienced world.

DIARY OF A YOUNG BLACK WOMAN
6 x 27mins
Jonathan Bradley Bell (sole trader)
Genre Comedy
Producer / Writer Jon Bell
Synopsis Willie (Wilhelmina) Stevens has just moved to Sydney. She's got a job at Vogue. It's not a great job, in fact it's a very average job. But she's in the big smoke, in the fashion industry and she can't wait for life to start happening to her. She'll be fine, she's got her two guardian angels, Salt n Pepa (yes that Salt n Pepa).

FIREBITE
6 x 50 mins
See-Saw Films (TV) Pty Ltd
Genre
Action-adventure, Fantasy
Executive Producers Rachel Gardner, Emile Sherman, Jamie Laurenson
Directors / Writers Warwick Thornton, Brendan Fletcher
Synopsis A high octane action-fantasy series that follows two blackfellas on their quest to wipe out the last colony of Vampires in Australia.

GHOST BRUTHAZ
10 x 50mins
Cornerstone Pictures Pty Ltd
Genre
Comedy
Producers David Towney, Mitchell Stanley, Neal Kingston
Directors Adrian Russell Wills, Steven McGregor
Writers David Towney, Trisha Morton-Thomas
Synopsis Aboriginal brothers Wobb and Fudd hustle money out of their community with their Ghost Busting cleaning business, but now the ghosts are real!

THE HOLY FLOYD FOLEY
6 x 24 mins
Jonathan Bradley Bell (sole trader)
Genre Comedy
Producer Jon Bell
Writer Shane Salvador, Jon Bell
Synopsis An irreverent take on Reverends.

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Indigenous Documentary Development

DESTINATION ARNOLD
70 mins
Pursekey Productions Pty Ltd
Producer
Michaela Perske  
Director / Writer Sascha Ettinger-Epstein
Synopsis Destination Arnold follows two friends Natasha and Kylene as take on the world of amateur bodybuilding. Inspired by the big man himself we follow the girls as they confront their past and their futures to see what it really takes to make the grade. 

MUTT
60mins
CAAMA Productions Pty Ltd
Producer
Alice Taylor
Writer Dylan River
Synopsis Every dog has a story to tell.

NATIVE WEAPONS
6 x 28 mins
Dena Curtis (sole trader)
Producers Veronica Fury, Dena Curtis
Director / Writer Dena Curtis
Synopsis Fascinating investigations into the genius, history, design and science of some of the world’s most ancient and fierce weapons produced by the first Australians - Native Weapons.

NUDE RECRUITS
52mins
You’re Dreaming
Writer
Alexis West
Synopsis Who and why do women strip? Who and why do men and women love and loathe strippers? How does society's objectification of women affect our perception on sexuality?

OUR HOMES, OUR STATIONS, OUR LIFE
60mins
Ramu Productions Pty Ltd
Producer
Jodie Bell
Director Kimberley West
Writer Dot West
Synopsis From slaves of the pastoral industry to owners of their own stations – a trepid but tenacious journey.

SCAREDY BLAKS
4 x 26 mins
Dena Curtis (sole trader)
Producers Veronica Fury, Dena Curtis
Director / Writer Dena Curtis
Synopsis Three Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders bravely go where no blackfella has gone before...spirit chasing!

THE TORRES STRAIT
57mins
Bunya Productions Pty Ltd
Producer
David Jowsey
Writer Aaron Fa’Aoso, Jon Bell
Synopsis A dramatised documentary series on the unique and astonishing history of the Torres Strait Islands.

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