NEWS: OCTOBER 2018
ENCORE REAL FILM FESTIVAL SCREENING
Limelight's documentary Angels Gather Here is part of the official 2018 Real Film Festival program. The screening at Scotty's Cinema in Raymond Terrace will be accompanied by some amazing local short films and a Q&A session with the filmmakers. Previous screenings have sold out quick! Tickets available here.
NEWS: AUGUST 2018
HOMELESSNESS VIDEO SERIES WINS LEARNX IMPACT GOLD AWARD
We're thrilled to win a LearnX Gold Award for our multi-part video series on the prevention of homelessness. We produced the series for NSW Health's Health Education and Training Institute.
NEWS: FEBRUARY 2018
JACKI TRAPMAN HEADLINES HEALTH MATTERS MAGAZINE
It's great to see Jacki's inspirational story celebrated in Hunter New England LHD's Health Matters magazine. You can read Jacki's story and Limelight's documentary in the Summer 2017/18 issue.
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!
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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 duo working collaboratively with a dedicated, multidisciplinary team of freelancers.
We draw on our wealth of 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.
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.