Film Camp was established in 2004 by award-winning producer Philippa Campey. The company has become renowned for producing compelling and entertaining films that resonate socially and historically.
Production highlights include Clara (2004) winning the Palme d’Or Jury Special Mention for short film at Cannes and a slate of award-winning documentaries including The Face of Ukraine: Casting Oksana Bauil (2015) that won Sundance’s Best Non-Fiction Short prize. Film Camp produced the debut feature film of Rhys Graham - Galore - which premiered at the 2013 Melbourne International Film Festival as well as a chapter of Tim Winton’s The Turning. Other successes include theatrical documentary Bastardy (2008) which won the FIFO Special Jury Prize and the FCCA’s Jury Prize and continues to screen internationally; feature doc. Words from the City (2007), nominated for five AFI Awards; Writer’s Guild Award winner The Fibros and the Silvertails (2007); and Daybreak Films’ feature documentary murundak – songs of freedom (2011) about The Black Arm Band. Film Camp produced the short thriller Mercury (2011) and is currently in development of a number of fiction features and documentaries.
Company director Philippa Campey Philippa was awarded Screen Producers Australia’s Independent Documentary Producer of the Year (2008), Film Victoria’s Greg Tepper Award (2009) for outstanding achievements in producing, and is an inaugural recipient of Film Victoria’s Women in Leadership / Natalie Miller Fellowship (2016).