We are storytellers and strategic thinkers
We create communities of change
We acknowledge the First Nations peoples
We care about the planet
We value and embrace the arts
Social justice is at the heart of what we do
Documentary is our thing
This is Shark Island Institute

Shark Island Productions

An award-winning independent documentary production company based in Sydney, Australia.
We make social impact documentaries to engage audiences, shift thinking and inspire action
around social justice, the arts and the environment.


Our Other Stuff

A collection of our other initiatives at Shark Island Institute,
supporting documentary and the performing and visual arts in Australia.

Supporting the arts.

The Portfolio

A portfolio of international documentaries telling the important stories of our time. We work strategically with outstanding film teams who pursue these stories and their outreach programs with determination and grit. We choose films that can inspire or act as a disruptor, and we typically help develop their Australian impact campaigns.

Telling the important stories of our time.


We are a small and dedicated team of documentary filmmakers,
storytellers, changemakers, strategic thinkers, creatives and community builders.
We aim to tell great stories and create important social change,
and we do this together with a coalition of our philanthropic partners.



Shark Island Institute
One Dorhauer Lane
Woollahra NSW 2025

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