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Feather Films Pty Ltd

Production Company

Company Summary

Feather Films is producer Melanie Brunt's boutique production company, based in Melbourne, Australia, producing quality, character-driven productions across fiction, animation and documentary categories. Melanie’s films, including “The Orchestra”, “Dugong” and “Lessons From The Night”, have have won over 50 awards, screened at a total of 150+ festivals; including Sundance, Tribeca, Karlovy Vary, Edinburgh, Sitges and Silverdocs and been nominated for 4 AACTA Awards (Australia’s Academy Awards). Melanie also works as line producer and post production supervisor on Australian film and television productions. For more information on "The Orchestra" visit:


"The Orchestra" Trailer

"Lesson From The Night" Clip

"Dugong" Trailer

Professional Credits

  • 2015, The Orchestra, Domestic, Short Films /, Animation, 15mins, Feather Films / Screen Australia
  • 2010, Polo's Robot, Domestic, Short Films /, Animation, 9mins, Feather Films / Screen Australia
  • 2009, The Not So Great Eugene Green, Domestic, Short Films /, Animation, 13mins, Feather Films / Screen Australia
  • 2008, Lessons From The Night, Domestic, Short Films /, Factual / Documentary, 9mins, Feather Films / Screen Australia / Open Channel
  • 2006, Dugong, Domestic, Short Films /, Drama, 18mins, Feather Films / Film Victoria

Festivals, Awards, Nominations

  • 2017, Winner Best Adult Made Film - Little Big Shots Children's Film Festival, Australia, The Orchestra
  • 2017, Winner Best Animation - ClujShorts, Romania, The Orchestra
  • 2017, Winner Best Animation - Sonoma International Film Festival, USA, The Orchestra


  • 1999 Victorian College of the Arts, Graduate Diploma, Narrative Filmmaking, Australia
  • 1996 Flinders University of South Australia, Honours, Bachelor of Arts in Screen Studies, Australia

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