Coming Event: Filmmakers panel at Open Channel

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We’re thrilled that our film will be a part of the Framed Industry Seminar at Open Channel: Creating Impact. The team behind the award-winning Australian documentary Putuparri And The Rainmakers — Producer John Moore, Director Nicole Ma and Impact Producer Julianne Deeb — will share their experiences in creating and impact-producing this successful project. Guests will hear the panel discuss the importance of telling stories that can change…

Putuparri to screen on NITV


We are proud to announce that after a successful theatrical season in 2015, and a series of TUGG events this year, Putuparri And The Rainmakers will make its long awaited premiere on television! NITV will broadcast our film this Sunday, 13th March at 9:30pm. National Indigenous Television (NITV) have been strong supporters of the film as they were the first to invest…

Putuparri screens at Film Festival in Tahiti

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Recently, Putuparri And The Rainmakers was invited to screen at the 13th FIFO Pacific International Documentary Film Festival in Tahiti. Our documentary was screened three times during the festival, and director Nicole Ma was in attendance. After being greeted with a traditional welcome song and taking in the breathtaking scenery, Nicole took part in a panel discussion with other documentary filmmakers from around the…

TUGG screenings selling fast


We are excited to announce Putuparri And The Rainmakers will be touring theatres on the east coast of Australia. Through the Cinema On Demand platform TUGG, our film will be making its official Sydney premiere on Wed 10th February at 6:30pm. Hosted by the Rev. Bill Crews Charitable Trust, a Q&A will follow the film with director Nicole Ma,  co-writer / cinematographer…

Best Documentary nomination


Putuparri And The Rainmakers has been nominated by the Film Critics Circle of Australia for Best Documentary! We are thrilled and honoured to be included in a category that is made up by such high calibre documentaries and filmmakers. This prestigious award is adjudicated by the national body of professional film critics and reviewers, and the awards ceremony will be held in Sydney on…

Thanks for an Amazing Year!

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As we approach the end of a huge year we want to say thank you to all our supporters for a wonderful 2015! There have been so many highlights for the Putuparri and the Rainmakers team this year, including completing the film after its long journey, premiering at MIFF and introducing Tom Lawford and Bester to standing ovations, screening at CinéfestOZ in…

Putuparri and the Rainmakers closes Encounters


We are delighted to announce that Putuparri and the Rainmakers will feature as the closing night film of the screenings accompanying the Encounters Exhibition at the National Museum of Australia, Canberra on 11 February 2016. Tickets are available for purchase here.  

Putuparri and the Rainmakers opens Screenwave


We are very excited to announce that Putuparri and the Rainmakers has been selected as the opening night film at the inaugural Screenwave International Film Festival in northern NSW. Director Nicole Ma will attend both the opening night screening on Sat 2nd January at Coffs Harbour and the Sun 3rd January screening at Bellingen as a guest of the festival. Tickets to the screenings can be purchased here….

Putuparri and the Rainmakers Editors nominated for 2015 ELLIE AWARD


Congratulations to Paul Elliott, Uri Mizrahi & Steven Robinson ASE who have been nominated for an Australian Screen Editors Ellie Award in the Feature Documentary editing category for their work on Putuparri and the Rainmakers.  We wish them luck for the Awards ceremony this Saturday 5 December 2015 at the Paddington RSL in Sydney.  Enjoy the night!

M&E nominated for ASSG Best Sound for a Documentary


A huge congratulations to Doron Kipen and Brendan Croxon of Music and Effects.  Their work on the sound post production for Putuparri and the Rainmakers has scored them a nomination for Best Sound for a Documentary at the 2015 Australian Screen Sound Guild Awards.  The Award ceremony will be held on 22 November 2015.  We have our fingers crossed for them and…