May 30, 2016 Last Updated 11:32 PM, Apr 6, 2016

Producers & Distributors of High Quality Australian Film and Television

We've got quality not quantity. We break the ice for others to follow.

On this site you will find details of our past film production, direct sales info, 

who we are, what we've got in development plus bits about our heros.

                VALE -MERLE

Last Saturday Smart St. lost it's patroness and guardian angel Merle Keenan. Known to all as Mert she was an indefatigable supporter of our work over nearly 50 years. From cheering us on at the Kew Town Hall in 1975 when we won best film for 27A to organising phone trees to ring SBS in support of our ASIO series PERSONS OF INTEREST in 2014, she batted for Australian film, actors, directors and writers - and tirelessly for me, her son. She was a big personality who loved strength in women and devil in men. Unfailingly, she held out a hand to those who weren't as strong as her. She probably wouldn't describe herself as a feminist but she demanded equity for women and woe betide the man who thought otherwise. She was her own woman - courageous, strong and funny. She instructed that there be no funeral but instead two parties, one in Melbourne and a second in Sydney where there will be champagne, good food, music, dancing and laughter. And that's what's going to happen. Vale Mert.  cropped mert at halcyon

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For the last 45 years we've shot films all round the world on a wide variety of subjects. From sport to politics and art we have a unique library of moving and still images. We make these available to filmmakers and private individuals for use in other films or just to own personally.  In particular our extraordinary range of surveillance films and photographs are a unique resource.

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For HD movies or hand printed stills on acid free paper contact us: 
enquiries@smartstreetfilms.com.au 

The Meaning Of Zombies

We're at treatment stage of a fun new piece.  They're on your TV, your phone and your playstation.  They're more prevalent than at any time since the 1960s.  

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     ZOMBIES

They're the monster du jour.  Everyone's doing it. READ MORE

Heroes

  John Cooper-Clarke

                 Poet

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John Cooper Clarke is one of our favourite poets.  His tight rhythms and sharp insights have outlived the punk scene in which he first emerged, opening for acts such as The Clash, Joy Division and Elvis Costello.  He's one of England's National Treasures.  The following interview with John appeared in the English magazine The Idler which gives a great insight into his thinking and how amphetamines saved western democracy.

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