ABOUT

Established in 2013 by Nial Fulton and Ivan O’Mahoney, In Films has built a fearsome reputation for producing award-winning social justice documentaries with unprecedented access and compelling story-telling.

 

Our work spans documentary, drama and entertainment and has been recognised with major international and Australian awards. Our customers include ABC, SBS, BBC, Channel 4, National Geographic, HBO, Al Jazeera and many others. 

Our films have won three Walkley Documentary awards for their ground-breaking journalism, the most of any Australian production company. In 2021 our feature documentary Firestarter: The Story of Bangarra won a Rose d'Or, the AACTA Documentary Award, a Walkley and every major Australian film & television award. The film continues to screen in festivals around the world. 

In Films boasts a successful and diverse slate of films, including the critically acclaimed Walkley winning series Revelation; the groundbreaking and confronting Hitting Home; theatrical documentary Unseen Skies; six-part true crime series The Queen & Zak Grieve; the explosive US series on undocumented immigration Borderland; ABC arts documentaries Making Muriel and Matilda & Me and colonial ABC drama The Outlaw Michael Howe.

 

The hallmark of all our productions is a steadfast commitment to quality, innovation and world class story-telling. We aim to achieve critical and commercial success without sacrificing style or authenticity. 

 

In Films proudly supports diversity behind and in front of the camera.

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Nial Fulton

Nial Fulton

Executive Producer | Director

Nial is a multi-award winning producer of internationally recognised documentaries including Revelation, Hitting Home and Borderland.

Sarah Ferguson

Sarah Ferguson

Producer | Director | Writer

Acclaimed journalist and presenter, Sarah collaborated with In Films on Walkley award-winning documentaries Revelation & Hitting Home.

Yaara Bou Melhem

Yaara Bou Melhem

Director | Producer

Yaara is a journalist and film-maker whose work has received two UN Media Peace Awards and five Walkley Awards.

Ivan O'Mahoney

Ivan O'Mahoney

Executive Producer | Director

Ivan produced the Rose d'Or award winning Firestarter: The Story of Bangarra and has won every major television award in Australia.

Aaron Smith ACS

Aaron Smith ACS

Cinematographer | Director

Aaron was cinematographer on Revelation, Hitting Home, The Queen & Zak Grieve, Matilda & Me and Making Muriel.

Helena Czajka

Helena Czajka

Composer

ARIA-award winning composer Helena has collaborated with In Films on Revelation, Unseen Skies, The Queen & Zak Grieve and Making Muriel.

Nel Minchin

Nel Minchin

Producer | Director

Nel co-directed the Rose d'Or and AACTA winning film Firestarter. She also directed ABC arts docos Matilda & Me and Making Muriel.

Tony Jones

Tony Jones

Producer | Writer

Tony is regarded as one of Australia's most respected journalists. He wrote all three episodes of the Walkley winning series Revelation.

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