NEWS: JULY 2017
ANGELS GATHER HERE WEBSITE LAUNCHES
We've launched our Angels Gather Here microsite. Click on over to view the trailer, read a synopsis on the film and find the very latest screening information.
NEWS: JUNE 2017
OFFICIAL FESTIVAL SELECTION
Limelight Creative Media are pleased to announce our latest documentary, Angel’s Gather Here, has been officially selected into the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival. The film will be screened alongside the cream of national and international documentaries in late June this year. The Melbourne event will also be the film’s premiere screening. Stay tuned for more details on other release dates.
NEWS: FEBRUARY 2017
MA & MORLEY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Limelight had the great privilege of producing a film for the University of Newcastle's launch of the Ma & Morley Scholarship Program. The film celebrates the unlikely and inspirational friendship between a Newcastle tradie and the founder of Alibaba.
NEWS: DECEMBER 2016
REVITALISING NEWCASTLE POP UP EVENT
The team at Limelight were on the ground to capture the Market Street pop up event in the former rail corridor. Using interview, montage, still photography and time lapse we recorded the amazing event and turned around an edit in under 24 hours. Read more about the project here. You can also see the corridor being transformed from barren construction site to green lawn here.
NEWS: NOVEMBER 2016
OUR PHOTOGRAPHY SPEARHEADS THE UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE'S 2017 UNDERGRADUATE CAMPAIGN
Our stills and films of the University of Newcastle's student ambassadors have gone live! Shot over multiple days across some of the lower Hunters most iconic locations, they grace buses, billboards, placards and brochures, enticing students to enroll for tertiary study at this world class institution.
NEWS: APRIL 2016
BALSA, BOARDRIDING AND BETEL NUT...
Limelight traveled to remote Papua New Guinea with board shaper Mark Riley to create a film that celebrates local culture, sustainable tourism and surfing. The trip has been featured in a number of magazines and online publications, such as Smorgasboarder and Pacific Longrider. Read all about it here!
NEWS: OCTOBER 2015
LIMELIGHT HELPS LAUNCH ACI 'GET INVOLVED' CAMPAIGN
On the 29th October the Agency for Clinical Innovation launched a Limelight Creative Media marketing campaign designed to increase awareness and understanding of ACI and encourage people to get involved with ACI and their Networks. Limelight provided strategic marketing direction as well as design, photographic and film production services. Read more here.
NEWS: SEPTEMBER 2015
THE APPOINTMENT HAS FINALLY HATCHED!
We were commissioned to create an ambitious, adventurous animated cartoon that engaged young people for Trapeze. The resulting video, 'The Appointment', was produced entirely in-house from concept to completion. Watch the video here, and stay tuned for behind the scenes updates on how we brought it to life.
NEWS: MARCH 2015
OUR COMMUNITY, YOUR UNIVERSITY CAMPAIGN
We're proud to be a supporter of the University of Newcastle's 50th anniversary celebration. As part of the campaign we've created several television commercials and supporting stories, utilising our motion controlled time lapse rig across Newcastle and the Central Coast. Check out the campaign on our Film page!
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PAIN MANAGEMENT NETWORK
THE AGENCY FOR CLINICAL INNOVATION (ACI)
Limelight designed the Pain Management Network website and logo design as well as producing 54 supporting films designed to help consumers and health professionals gain a better understanding of chronic pain.
Limelight worked in close collaboration with ACI in scripting surrounding web content, educational modules and film production.
ANIMATION / VIDEO / LOGO DESIGN / WEB DESIGN
ATOM AWARD WINNER, 2014
Best Instructional/Training Resource (Tertiary/General)
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE
Limelight worked on a series of films highlighting the innovative and ground breaking work from leading researchers at the University of Newcastle. The campaign was designed to increase the profile of Newcastle University as a centre of excellence and attract researchers and lecturers from around the world.
PHOTOGRAPHY / VIDEO
AUSTRALIAN PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY /
PRINCIPALS AUSTRALIA INSTITUTE
In 2011 Limelight were commissioned to redevelop the KidsMatter Primary Professional Learning Initiative which involved the production of 37 films shot around Australia and design of supporting print materials.
In 2014, Limelight completed a new KidsMatter Primary Initiative to complement the existing mental health and wellbeing video resources. The new materials have been developed for schools with significant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student enrollments and involved four weeks of filming in remote and urban locations around Australia.
PHOTOGRAPHY / VIDEO / ANIMATION / DESIGN
Our formula is simple: a highly skilled team working in a collaborative environment.
We draw on our wealth of multidisciplinary experience in the cinema, commercial, medical and photographic fields to deliver our unique brand of outcome-focused, research-driven solutions to projects.
Come and meet the team behind the approach...
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Producer/Medical Communications Director
As Company co-founder and Producer, Anna brings 20 years of experience as a GP with a special interest in Mental Health and education to Limelight Creative Media.
She also has a wide range of experience in the film and television industry going back to her first foray into film in 1989. (Assistant Director, Heroes Mini series.)
In Limelight Films, Anna also acts as presenter and co-writer on a number of projects including the Atom nominated Response Ability resource, NSW Health Redesign Program, Leadsafe Blitz, The Maggie Program and Drive, Keeping’ it Real.
In 2008 Anna won a NSW Film Commission Pitching Competition for the documentary, “Honeymoon in Kabul” which was screened on ABC television in late 2009.
The documentary has won awards internationally and is being distributed world-wide by TVF International and nationally by Ronin Films for use by Australian Universities as a teaching aid.
Kate’s experience in Film Making and Production Management ensure clear lines of communication are maintained over all Limelight projects.
With a keen eye for detail, Kate’s role as production manager is enhanced by her creative experience as a photographer and on set film experience.
Kate is involved in the production process from research, script development and writing through to casting actors, to on set production manager.
Limelight Creative Media’s quality assurance plan also sees Kate supervise the final editing process and ensuring timely delivery of each project.
As Production Manager, Kate is responsible for organising shooting schedules and call sheets on a daily basis and has worked on all of Limelight Creative Media's film projects over the last 6 years.
These include the feature documentary “Honeymoon in Kabul as well as various health and education films and resources including both Response Ability projects.
Jonathan has been working at Limelight Creative Media as our editor covering all facets of post production from editing, DVD authoring and outputting for television broadcast for over five years.
He has built up a strong portfolio of work within the health and education sector through many films and multi-media productions, as well as having been involved as editor with the award-winning independent film, Honeymoon in Kabul.
Currently, Jonathan is editing an independent pilot for television as well as a feature documentary (Goin Back to Bre) and an ongoing Television Commercial campaign.
Jonathan has been involved for many years with the Starlight Foundation as Captain Starlight, working with seriously ill children in hospitals as well as regularly performing in primary schools across the Hunter Region.
Paul brings with him a 15 years of shooting and post-production experience. Raised and educated in Newcastle, he graduated locally with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Philosophy.
Whilst studying he pursued a passion for documentary and storytelling, which led to a job as an editor in the busy newsroom of a local television network. After working for several years as a camera operator and editor in Newcastle and regional NSW Paul accepted a job as an editor and visual effects compositor at a boutique post-production facility in Sydney.
During his seven years in Sydney Paul worked with many of Australia’s top agencies, a diverse range of blue ribbon national and international brands, and even participated in the odd Gruen Transfer challenge. He worked on signature campaigns for Ford, Lion Nathan, Mitsubishi, Samsung, RAAF, Toyota, ESPN, GlaxoSmithKlein, the Federal Government, and many others.
Paul's methodical approach and attention to detail are the perfect skills for managing Limelight's time lapse production. When he isn't lovingly tending a digital farm of remote cameras across the region Paul enjoys tending an actual permaculture-based micro farm in his suburban backyard.
Managing Creative Director
Ian graduated from Newcastle University in 1989 with a degree in Communications studying film, photography and public relations.
Over the last 20 years he has worked on numerous documentary and drama programs for Film Australia and the ABC including Australian Story, Wildside, Bordertown, Police Rescue, GP, Water Rats, McLeod’s Daughters, Heartbreak High, and the BBC series Soldier Soldier.
Other credits include the Australian feature films Rabbit Proof Fence, Parklands, The Nostradamus Kid, Me Myself and I, Bootmen, Diana and Me, Billie’s Holiday and Bad News Bachelors.
In 2006, Ian and Anna produced the feature documentary “Honeymoon in Kabul”. The film was screened on the ABC in 2009 and won the US Zero Film Awards LA and New York Audience Choice Award.
Ian has also been involved in shooting and producing work with the award winning ABC television program, Australian story. His latest project ‘Call of Duty’ was screened in 2013 to one of the programs highest rating audiences of 1.2 million viewers nationally.
Ian has also lectured in film and television production at Newcastle University and supervised a number of AFTRS productions.
His still photography has been published in numerous magazines and books including Vogue Living, Australian Country style, Instyle, Culture and Hunter Lifestyle. He has also won national awards in fashion photography.