Documentary Australia Foundation



Shark Island Institute is the founder and initial creator of the DOCUMENTARY AUSTRALIA FOUNDATION, a non-profit documentary hub, established to encourage philanthropic funding and not-for-profit collaborations around social impact documentary filmmaking.

The DAF website

Documentary Australia Foundation (DAF) aims to inspire and nurture partnerships between individual donors, philanthropic foundations, not-for-profit organisations and documentary filmmakers. DAF provides expertise, information, guidance and resources to help each sector work together to achieve their goals. DAF manages and receives grants and donations which are directed either towards the Foundation’s operations or to specific film projects.

DAF Promo Video