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Little Town Big Voices (2016)

Little Town Big Voices Domestic abuse is a dark shadow that lives in the heart of Australian society, including regional and rural communities. This must be brought to light by those willing to speak out about these atrocities to create powerful and ever lasting change. To survive and grow economically is often challenging enough for…

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Cast From The Storm (2016)

Cast From The Storm (2016)

New country. New school. New life. After fleeing war and persecution in the Middle East, many teenagers find themselves facing a brand new stage — beyond the horror they’ve endured along the way, high-school in Sydney, Australia, is a vastly different challenge. Yet with the help of an innovative theatre program, a unique opportunity awaits….

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My Grandmother’s Country (2014)

A part of the Metro Screen 2014 Breaks Program in association with EarthStar Productions & Screen NSW. A short documentary about an Aboriginal woman’s story and experiences and her family’s removal from Country in 1938 to a government station (The Old Brewarrina Mission), their walk-off in 1941 and the journey home. Director / Writer: Lorina…

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Men Don’t Cry (2015)

Generation Y & alcohol abuse:  A mother shares & explores her personal journey as she helped the tortured soul of her teenage son fight the demons of a difficult past. The struggles, the internal pain and finally self-preservation. There is a way out! Producer / Writer: Fran Dobbie Director: Michelle Cotterill REVIEW: Dear Fran Congratulations,…

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Over The Edge “Where Are They Now?” (2015)

The teenagers’ thoughts on life in the first series shaped who they are today as young adults. This one-hour documentary explores their lives, five years on. Some are lost and some are on an amazing path to success. “Over the Edge” explores how their choices have determined their present circumstances. Corey and Yulara are working;…

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Can You Hear Me? Otitis Media in the Classroom

Can You Hear Me?  Otitis Media in the Classroom

Come on Jilly’s journey – she is in kindergarten. She daydreams in class and doesn’t pay attention during lessons. She is isolating herself from her friends and her self esteem is low. Jilly has ear-disease, Otitis Media has been affecting her learning development. Thanks to her teacher’s, practitioners and parents’ awareness and support , Jilly hears again. Ongoing…

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Lurujarri Dreaming: Animated Documentary (2013)

Lurujarri Dreaming: Animated Documentary (2013)

Director/writer/animator: Bernadette Trench-Thiedeman Broadcast NITV/SBS At the turn of the 20th century, just north of  Broome, Western Australia, the cultures of three neighbouring tribes were under threat. The ravages of early settlement and the consequent murder, abduction, disease and enslavement of many Jukun, Numball, and Jabirr-Jabirr people had left them with few, if any young…

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On The Edge (2009)

On The Edge (2009)

ON THE EDGE follows a group of young Indigenous teenagers from Western Sydney over a period of two months as they take a physical, emotional and spiritual journey to discover who they are. The series will be shot in May, June and July 2009.

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