Production Companies

Western Australia is home to a diverse range of producers who have experience co-producing national and international productions at a variety of budget levels.

Drama

Production companies located in Western Australia are innovative, creative and hard-working, producing compelling and insightful content. Here are just a few.

Factor 30

Melissa Kelly

Factor 30

Melissa Kelly

Factor 30 is a dynamic film and television production company headed by producer Melissa Kelly.

They make engaging and thought provoking programs for audiences everywhere. Factor 30 also offers line producing and location scouting services in Western Australia. Development, financing and production of high quality feature films, television and TV Commercials.

NOTABLE WORK:

  • Upright (2019)
  • Aussie Rangers (2017)
  • Hounds of Love (2016)
  • Karroyul (2015)
  • Blame (2011)

Awards and Nominations

  • 9 x AACTA nominations, winner Best Actress for Emma Booth – Hounds of Love
  • Atom Award, Best Feature Film – Hounds of Love
  • Best Film and Best Actress (Emma Booth) Australian Film Critics’ Association Awards – Hounds of Love
  • Best Director (Ben Young), Brussels International Film Festival – Hounds of Love
  • Fedeora Award (Ashleigh Cummings), Venice International Film Festival – Hounds of Love
  • Atom Award, Best Short Film – Karroyul

PHONE: +61 403 753 804
WEBSITE: www.factor30films.com.au

Feisty Dame Productions

Tania Chambers (Producer and Managing Director)

Feisty Dame Productions

Tania Chambers (Producer and Managing Director)

Feisty Dame Productions produces entertaining, moving and striking productions for world audiences.

Feisty Dame Productions was founded in 2012 by the former Chief Executive of Screen NSW and Screenwest.

NOTABLE WORK:
ITCH (2020) 10 x 30 min Children’s Series
A FEW LESS MEN (2016) Feature
KILL ME THREE TIMES (2014) Feature

EMAIL: tania.chambers1@gmail.com
WEBSITE: www.feistydameproductions.com
IMDB: imdb.com/search/title/?companies=co0385603&view=advanced

Filmscope Entertainment

John V. Soto

Filmscope Entertainment

John V. Soto

Filmscope Entertainment is a Western Australian production company that makes high quality Sci Fi, Supernatural and Thriller films for worldwide audiences.

All of their films have been sold and released in multiple territories worldwide including major territories North America, United Kingdom, Germany, Brazil and Japan. Their most recent film, The Gateway (aka Alpha Gateway) has been released on major VOD and Cable platforms in the US including Amazon Prime, iTunes, Hoopla, Vudu, Google Movies, Pluto TV, Comcast Xfinity, AT & T, and DirecTV. Their films have been released by distributors around the world including Lionsgate, Sony, Gravitas Ventures, Telepool and Entertainment One.

Notable Work

  • The Gateway (2018) a Sci Fi Thriller starring Jacqueline McKenzie and Myles Pollard
  • The Reckoning (2014) a Crime Thriller starring Luke Hemsworth and Jonathan LaPaglia
  • Needle (2011) a Supernatural Horror starring Travis Fimmel and Ben Mendelsohn
  • Crush (2009) a Supernatural Thriller starring Christopher Egan and Emma Lung

Key Film Festival Selections

  • The Gateway; London Sci Fi Film Festival, Boston Sci Fi Festival, Austin Revolution Film Festival, FilmQuest
  • The Reckoning; Cannes Cinephiles, Antipodes Film Festival, British Independent Film Festival
  • Needle; Screamfest, British Independent Horror Festival, CinefestOz
  • Crush; Shanghai International Film Festival

Contact Details

E: john@filmscope.com.au
M: +61 413 510 630
W: www.filmscope.com.au

Good Dog Distribution

Nelson Woss (Producer / Executive Producer / Distributor)

Good Dog Distribution

Nelson Woss (Producer / Executive Producer / Distributor)

In 2011, Good Dog Distribution developed, produced and marketed RED DOG, one of the most successful Western Australian feature films ever.

The film, starring Josh Lucas and Rachael Taylor, made more than $21 million at the Australian box office and is Australia’s twelfth-highest grossing film of all time.

Nelson Woss uses innovative ways to fund feature films, including gaining investment from companies such as RIO TINTO, WOODSIDE, SKYWEST, MARS and PEDIGREE to produce and distribute Western Australian feature films and pioneered using using Royalties for Regions (R4R) to fund WA feature films.

NOTABLE WORK:
KOKO: A RED DOG STORY (2019) Feature Film
RED DOG: True Blue (2016) Feature Film
RED DOG (2011) Feature Film
NED KELLY (2003) Feature Film

AWARDS:
AACTA Award for Best Film – RED DOG (2012)
AFI Members’ Choice Award – RED DOG (2012)
Inside Film Best Feature Film Award – RED DOG (2011)
Heartland Film Festival Grand Prize – RED DOG and RED DOG: True Blue (2011 and 2017)
TIFF Kids Young People’s Jury Award – RED DOG: True Blue (2017)

E: reddogfilm_asst@me.com
IMDB: imdb.com/name/nm0941837/

Komixx Entertainment Pty Ltd

Amanda Morrison

Komixx Entertainment Pty Ltd

Amanda Morrison

Komixx Entertainment is an independent film and TV production company holding a significant portfolio of original and adapted rights. Headquartered in London with offices in Los Angeles and Perth WA, Komixx is the kids and young-adult division of the Komixx Media Group.

Working both with original ideas and book adaptations, Komixx brings to screen imaginative, character-driven stories and creative concepts with an enduring, global audience appeal.

Notable Work
Itch (2019)
Kissing Booth (2018)
Wanda and the Alien (2014)
Toby’s Travelling Circus (2012)

EMAIL: amanda@komixx.com
MOBILE: +61 405 590 001
WEBSITE: www.komixx.com
IMDB: https://pro.imdb.com/company/co0296470/

See Pictures West

Jamie Hilton

See Pictures West

Jamie Hilton

See Pictures develops, finances and produces large cast driven large cast driven and small concept driven films.

They also work with international producers to navigate Australian co-production, location incentives and finance.

In 2015, See Pictures secured Screen Australia Enterprise Growth funding, with a remit to expand the infrastructure of the business and explore – through Ticket to Ride – innovative production and distribution methodologies on low-budget films. See Pictures West opened its doors in Perth in January 2016. Upcoming titles to be shot in WA include 1% and Atomica.

NOTABLE WORK:
Breath (2017)
OtherLife (2016)
Backtrack (2015)

EMAIL: info@seepictures.net
WEBSITE: www.seepictures.net

Ticket To Ride

Jamie Hilton

Ticket To Ride

Jamie Hilton

Ticket To Ride is an independent finance, production, distribution and rights management company focused on telling truly original stories from innovative writers and directors.

In 2014, See Pictures launched Ticket to Ride as a low budget brand, financing and producing Josh Lawson’s The Little Death, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival; and has sold to more than 20 territories with 5 foreign language remakes commencing soon. 2016 saw Ticket to Ride move its offices to WA and establish Ticket to Ride Distribution, the rights management arm of the company.

NOTABLE WORK:
OtherLife (2016)
The Little Death (2014)

AWARDS:
South by South West Audience Award (2015),The Little Death
Thessaloniki Film Festival Audience Award (2014) The Little Death
AWG Awards Feature Film Nominee (2015) The Little Death

EMAIL: assist@tickettoride.com.au
WEBSITE: www.tickettoride.com.au

WBMC

Aidan O'Bryan

WBMC

Aidan O'Bryan

WBMC is a screen-agnostic production company working in film, television, online, on handhelds and in the real world.

WBMC is home to an award-winning team of creative humans with combined decades of experience in drama, documentary, games, marketing and interactive media.

NOTABLE WORK:
OtherLife (2015) Feature Film (co-production with See Pictures)
Son Of A Gun (2014) Feature Film
Wasted On The Young (2010) Feature Film

EMAIL: wbmc@wbmc.tv
WEBSITE: http://www.wbmc.tv/

Factual

Production companies located in Western Australia are innovative, creative and hard-working, producing compelling and insightful content. Here are just a few.

Artemis International

Celia Tait

Artemis International

Celia Tait

Artemis International provides television content for national and international distribution and exhibition in all forms of visual media.

In addition to producing programs from concept through to delivery they also offer the following services: Executive Producing; Production Consultancy; Director Consultancy; Production Management; Project research and scripting; Offline editing; Online editing and grading. Documentary style recording equipment is also available for hire.

NOTABLE WORK:
Who Flew First: Challenging The Wright Brothers (2016) Documentary
Shaun Micallef’s Stairway to Heaven Series (2014 & 2016) Documentary
Who Do You Think You Are? Series  (2008-2016) Documentary Series
The Lloyd Rayney Story (AKA Prime Murder Suspect) (2014) Documentary
The Dreamhouse (2014) Documentary Series

AWARDS:
TV Week Logie Awards Best Factual Program Nominee – Who Do You Think You Are? Series 7 (2016)
SPA Documentary TV Production of the Year – Who Do You Think You Are? Series 6 (2014)
UN Association of Australia Media Awards Finalist – The Dreamhouse (2014)
SPA Documentary Independent Producer of the Year-  The Bombing of Darwin: An Awkward Truth (2012)

EMAIL: artemis@artemisfilms.com
PHONE: +61 8 9228 2852
WEBSITE: artemisfilms.com

Electric Pictures

Andrew Ogilvie

Electric Pictures

Andrew Ogilvie

Electric Pictures has over 22 years of experience in producing factual programming that appeals to an international television audience looking for high-quality filmmaking and engaging stories.

They are one of Australia’s most prolific producers of factual programming for the international market. Based in Perth, Western Australia with a regional office in Toronto, Canada. The Electric Pictures group includes a high definition post-production facility, Colourbox, and a home entertainment distribution company, EP Independent.

NOTABLE WORK:
Aussie Gold Hunters (2016) TV Series
The War That Changed Us (2014 ) TV Documentary Mini-Series
Murdoch (2013) Documentary
Chateau Chunder: A Wine Revolution (2012) Documentary
Enigma Man: A Stone Age Mystery (2010 ) Documentary

AWARDS:
ATOM Award for Best Docudrama – The War That Changed Us (2014)

EMAIL: info@electricpictures.com.au
PHONE: +61 (8) 9339 1133
WEBSITE: www.electricpictures.com.au

Mago Films

Marian Bartsch

Mago Films

Marian Bartsch

Mago Films has produced over 70 hours of successful television documentaries and factual series since 1999.

Mago Films is characterised by the company’s ability to pick unique Australian stories for the world and to discover new talent; a formula that has resonated with audiences worldwide.

NOTABLE WORK:
Surfing the Menu, Next Generation (2016) Light Entertainment
Great War Horses: The Waler (2015) Documentary
Life Architecturally (2011 ) Documentary
The Best in Australia (2007 – 2009) Light Entertainment
Fabulous Flag Sisters (2008) Documentary

EMAIL: marian@magofilms.com.au
PHONE: +61 8 9443 4554
WEBSITE: www.magofilms.com.au

TVCs

Production companies located in Western Australia are creative and develop award-winning TVCs. Here are just a few.

Beautiful Pictures

Kate Downie

Beautiful Pictures

Kate Downie

Beautiful Pictures’ passion is producing TV commercials, photographic campaigns, corporate videos, online content and music videos which are powerful, persuasive and entertaining.

Beautiful Pictures has over 14 years of producing experience at national and international levels and have worked with major brands including McDonalds, Nikon, Starbucks, Nestle, Medibank P&N Bank, Lotterywest and IKEA. They are also able to assist with production facilitation and photography production requirements.

EMAIL: kate@beautifulpictures.com.au
PHONE: +61 8 9486 1922
WEBSITE: www.beautifulpictures.com.au

Open Spaces Productions

Béatrice Masia

Open Spaces Productions

Béatrice Masia

Full service production company.

Special Skills & Experience: Local, national and international clients.

E: contact@open-spaces.com.au
M: +61403754466
W: open-spaces.com.au

Notable Work

  • Lotterywest “Saturday Lotto” – 2019
  • Transperth “Patronnage” – 2019
  • Perth Stadium “Game Plan” – 2018
  • Western Australian Department of Health “Meth Addiction”– 2016
  • Kleenheat “Winter” – 2017

Awards

  • London International Awards – Best Direction Gold, Silver, Bronze
  • PADC – Silver & Bronze

Sandbox

Sandbox

Sandbox is the largest production and post-production company in Perth, Western Australia with in house directors, producers and artists that specialise in every area of production and post.

While they can offer end-to-end to solutions for any production, Sandbox has been designed to supplement your team’s capabilities and can provide the additional skilled team members or services required. From production management to location scouting to filming we have got the in house experts.

Their extensive experience in undertaking filming for clients like Tourism WA, Kia and various remote mining companies has provided Sandbox with an intimate knowledge of unique and unknown locations across the State.

NOTABLE WORK
Lotterywest Dream State (2019)
iiNet 25 Years (2019)
St John Life Goes On (2018)
Kia x National Geographic – A Curious Quest (2018)

CONTACT
W:
 www.thesandbox.com.au
E: producers@thesandbox.com.au
T: +61 8 9328 1788

Splitscreen Productions

Lee Guy-Wallis

Splitscreen Productions

Lee Guy-Wallis

Split Screen was formed in 1998 with a passion to producing quality tv commercials, corporate videos and online content.

Split Screen work with only the best team of freelancers and offer state of the art post production facilities to ensure your finished production is of the topmost quality. Senior Producer Lee Guy-Wallis provides over 25 years of experience ensuring all productions are completed on time and on budget, with complete professionalism and a huge element of fun. The Split Screen team also has extensive knowledge of locations and shooting requirements in Western Australia.

NOTABLE WORK:
Bisik Pada Langit (Whisper to the Sky) (2016) TV Drama
The Dream Job (2016) TV Drama
Daddy Where Are We Going (2015) Reality Show
Changi Jewel (2015) Corporate Video
Maybank (2014) – TVC

EMAIL: lee@splitscreen.com.au
MOBILE: +61 411 888 651
WEBSITE: www.splitscreen.com.au