Bunya Productions, the prolific feature film and TV drama production company today announced the appointment of Tanith Glynn-Maloney as its third Indigenous Producer Placement for the group.
The announcement comes after Bunya Productionsreceived funding from the Indigenous Screen Business Fund, a special initiative run by Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department aimed to help build business capacity within the Indigenous screen production sector.
Tanith will be working across Bunya’s film and television productions overseen by David Jowsey and Greer Simpkin. Her appointment follows Gillian Moody’s placement in 2018. Gillian went onto produce Black Divaz for SBS Television.
Mitch Stanley, producer of critically acclaimed documentary Servant or Slave was also part of the Screen Australia Indigenous Producer Placement program and has joined the Bunya Talent Hub, working from the Bunya production office and developing and producing a slate of Indigenous led projects.
Tanith has produced She Who Must Be Loved - a bio doc about the life of Freda Glynn, which recently screened at Berlinale, Robbie Hood - a 6 x 10 minute comedy series for SBS, and Nulla Nulla - a short comedy and winner of the Best Short Film at the AACTA’s in 2015. Tanith has also worked as a Development and Production Executive Manager within the Indigenous Department of Screen Australia.
Tanith had previously worked with Bunya on Sweet Country and Every King Tide and as part of her new role will continue to work across film and television.
Bunya Productions CEO Sophia Zachariou said “We are thrilled Tanith has joined us at Bunya as part of thea result of Screen Australia Indigenous Screen business funding Indigenous Producer Placement programm. Tanith’s breadth of experience as a producer of factual content as well as a filmmaker in her own right makes her an invaluable addition to Bunya as we gear up for a bumper year of production”.
Tanith said “I’m heaps chuffed to be working with Bunya again, they’re making the content that I consume and the content I want to create. Across the team there is so much talent and experience and I intend to use this opportunity to grow as a filmmaker and producer.”