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Media that matters

Media that Matters sets out to make  a positive impact in peoples lives. Whether it encourages, informs inspires or by asking the question " how does it make me feel?", these films are crafted with truth , honesty and integrity.

The results go far beyond the screen. 

Passion and Conflict – Te Aurere me te Papaa.. 


Award winning short film based on the 2004 Hikoi selected for the National Geographic All Roads Film program, screening at the Egyptian Theatre Hollywood and Nat Geo Washington DC.  This film has a long history of performances and has gone on to inspire and create debate over its continued screenings. Content from this film has also appeared in other documentaries and presentations through the years.

Cape York Experience. 


Feature documentary following the experiences of

Corporate Australia secondees working with  Aboriginal business in Cape York , Far North Queensland Australia.

Edited versions of this documentary screened in Australia during Nadoc week. 


Corporate presentation versions have been instrumental in attracting millions of dollars of funding and In-kind skilled corporate resources, committed to passionately work side by side Aboriginal people. The results of this commitment over the years has made astounding changes to improve the social and economic well being of the peoples of Australia. 

The Snapper Sandwich  -Trailer and excerpts

Live Performance feature documentary selected for the  2012 Documentary Edge Festival 


The Snapper Sandwich is the story of a filmmaker and musician, the power of combining live narrative, music performance, and film, a heartwarming journey of discovery, stories that make a difference and where finding your place to stand is not always where you expect.

Other projects include....


Te Kuia Turehu O Te Po me Aana Mokopuna  

A series of 21 short stories narrated in Tuhoe dialect by the author Anituatua Black 

Cape York - multiple short films and corporate reviews assessing and showing progress in the Aboriginal community projects

Fires Burning - Restoring the  traditional Aboriginal fire burning practices and teaching and working with with Government agencies, Universities, scientists and Traditional Owners  

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