Jul 06, 2022 Last Updated 4:52 AM, Feb 8, 2022

Producers & Distributors of High Quality Australian Film and Television

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

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                The Promised Land
Following the 1971 Aquarius festival in Nimbin NSW many people decided not to return to the city and that way of life.  Many took the plunge and decided to stay in the vicinity.  Locals were leaving in droves.  They were eagerly replaced by tribes of hippies keen to practise a countercultural lifestyle. So began an invasion that was to change to face of country Australia as feral hippies took to the streets confident, cashed up and semi naked.  It wouldn’t be long before friction turned to fire.                                                                                            



                                     Ningla ANa. Tent Embassy Photo Noel Hazard Distributed by Smart St. Films copy 2                                                                                                                                                                                         Photo by Noel Hazard 
We did it.  Or rather you did it.  From people fo goodwill we've raised the money to restore this unique record of the battle for justice for first nations people in Australia. NINGLA - A'NA is a legendary documentary film shot inside the embassy and up close to all the major players. No other film record gets as close to the struggle as this.  This 72 minute film is an extraordinary insight to the ongoing battle for justice and is in danger of being lost forever as it's condition deteriorates.  With the cultural authorities declining to assist the restoration of the film we went out to people of good will and raised the money to make a beautiful high definition scan and clean scratches and glue from the images. It should be ready in about six weeks


SYNOPSIS:This dramatised documentary describes life in the Aboriginal Reserve of Palm Island during the 1950's leading up to a strike in 1957. Aborigines on the Reserve were subjected to a degree of official authority only experienced in this country by people inside gaols and asylums. No Aborigine was allowed to leave the Reserve without the permission of the white superintendent, medical inspections were compulsory, food was rationed and "dancing or other native practises" required written permission. The strike in 1957 was the first time multi tribal Aborigines united over an issue. The first time they had used white man's methods to fight and the first time that Aborigines had fought for self determination. The recent riots and coronial enquiry on Palm Island bring this film to centre stage thirty years after it was made.


Censorship Rating: PG
Length: 56 Minutes
Country of Origin: Australia
Year of Production: 1975
Producer: Alessandro Cavadini
Director: Carolyn Strachan


Subject area Independent australian documentary/ Indigenous issues/ Reconciliation.


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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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In Development

Looted treasure, IRA terror, Dandies, Winston Churchill, Zombies, show biz scoundrels and aunt Mabel's millions.  


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    The Hippest Guy On The Planet

Dr. Strangelove, Candy, Magic Christian, Easyrider you name it Terry Southern had a profound influence on American cinema and our understanding of the absurdity of life.