THE VERDICT FILM GROUP IS AN AUTHORIZED
GEELONG BASED FILM DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
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OF THE SHAUN MILLER FOUNDATION AUSTRALIA
David Hirschfelder is an icon of the Australian Film Industry score composer and performer (John Farnham - Little River Band) he was nominated for an Oscar and was honored with a BAFTA Award and an APRA Award for Best Score on the movies SHINE and ELIZABETH
(90 piece orchestra) won the Best Score BAFTA for STRICTLY BALLROOM composed the opening ceremony of the 2000 Summer Olympics Sydney Australia and amazing scores for the motion pictures AUSTRALIA - SLIDING DOORS - HANGING UP' - LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS'- THE OWLS OF GA'HOOLE - THE WATER DIVINER - SANCTUM - THE DRESSMAKER and many more AWESOME RIDE is one of the greatest story's of our time - 'quote' David Hirschfelder
Ian McFadyen is an icon of Australian Television
writer, director, producer and actor
he is best known as the creator writer and producer
of the Australian television series THE COMEDY COMPANY
which he also directed and performed in from 1988
to 1990 creating Australia's most memorable
comedy characters on the show
Con The Fruitier - Kylie Mole - Uncle Arthur
David Rabbitborough - Colin Carpenter and many more.
He hosted the Australian version of CLUEDO
and was the creator of the Network Ten comedy show
THE WEDGE & ALL TOGETHER NOW starring John English
and Bruno Luchia THE BOUNTY HUNTER
for the new DOCTOR WHO spin-off TV series K-9
played the part of Detective Mears in the iconic Australian
TV series PRISONER the author of two books
MIND WARS & The Battle for Your Brain
and the satirical comedy novel GOING OUT BACKWARDS
Ian is currently writing a comedy sitcom at Verdict Film Group.
MUSIC AND TELEVISION TEAM
Alan Finney O.A.M - Chairman AFI / AACTA Academy Awards
Managing Director - Village Roadshow Film Distributors
Vice President / Managing Director
Buena Vista International Walt Disney Studios
created the formation of Hexagon Productions
the first ongoing joint venture between production
and distribution in Australian film history
supervised the release of 500+ productions
BREAKER MORANT - MY FIRST WIFE - MAD MAX 1 2 3
ROMPER STOMPER - THE PIANO - BAD BOY BUBBY
MURIEL'S WEDDING - PRISCILLA QUEEN
OF THE DESERT - NEVER ENDING STORY - THE CASTLE
FINDING NEMO - HAPPY FEET - WHALE RIDER
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN and many more.
Order of Australia Medal winner 2010
services to the Australian Film Industry
winner The Maura Fay Award.
Cameron James Miller - Distributor / Producer
studied at NIDA the National Institute of Dramatic Art
mentored by icon Actor Charles 'Bud' Tingwell O.A.M
and legendary film icon Alan Finney O.A.M
completed an intense course in film making
with LA Producer and film teacher Dov Simens
who launched the careers of Quentin Tarantino
Chris Nolan, Spike Lee, Guy Richie and many others
produced three Australian classic films
YESTERDAYS HERO - GROOMLESS BRIDE
EVERYBODY HURTS distribution debut SHOT OF LOVE
HOBBY FARM for the South Australian Film Corporation
filmed in Hollywood with top Studio Producers
and acting agents from APA & CAA.
U.S.A Sales Agent
Michael has a lengthy and successful career in video sales marketing and acquisitions dating back to the early 1980's. His resume begins in management positions at Congress Video Group and VidAmerica before being recruited by Orion Pictures management and releasing their huge blockbusters DANCES WITH WOLVES - SILENCE OF
THE LAMBS - ROBO COP - AMADEUS - PLATOON CADDYSHACK - THE TEMINATOR - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - MONTY PYTHONS LIFE OF BRIAN
DIRTY DANCING and many more
management at MGM Studios and Lionsgate International Studios he contributed to revenues that rose from $32 million to $110 million and then First Look Studios
where he coordinated a 500% increase in sales
distribution and motion picture marketing.
ANTONY I GINANNE
If Australian cinema has an equivalent of American
movie king Roger Corman it’s Antony I Ginnane.
A producer and executive producer with more than 60
feature films, telemovies and mini-series, he is one
of Australia’s most prolific and experienced producers.
Best known for highly successful genre pictures
FANTASAM (1976) - PATRICK (1978) - THIRST (1979)
TURKEY SHOOT (1982) - GREVIOUS BODILY HARM (1988)
HIGH TIDE (1987) and the Oz classic THE LIGHTHORSEMEN
latest productions NEVER TO LATE (2020)
THE GIRL IN THE WINDOW (2021)
He is the former head of Screen Producers Association
of Australia and an international film sales agent.
SALES PRODUCTION TEAM
CHARLES 'BUD' TINGWELL O.A.M
VERDICT FILM GROUP FOUNDER
3 Jan 1923 - 15 May 2009
VICTORIAN STATE FUNERAL
AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTION TEAM
CAMERON JAMES MILLER
ALAN FINNEY O.A.M
"Movies touch our hearts
awaken our vision,
and change the way we see things.
Alan Finney oam
VERDICT FILM GROUP
ABN: 637887088 Melbourne Australia
The Shaun Miller
ACN: 615710113 - ABN: 30646753019
VERDICT FILM GROUP
GEELONG BASED DISTRIBUTION
The Australian film market has enormous scope Aussies spend $1 billion dollars going to the movies every year
and this is mostly untapped. We analyse scripts and ideas by our expert team and have an exciting list of current
projects to be released. We don’t take on every movie just the ones we think can work and that is where our team of experts excell, we market, sell, distribute and create positive returns to the producers of movies and company shareholders.
Our service is more personal than the majors, yet no less effective. Being nimble and agile means we can take on
projects quickly and get them to any global market with a bespoke marketing plan for each movie.
We are local and global in our impact, while also being traditional and modern, meaning the cinema screen
and through today’s streaming platforms.
'We Help Mend Broken Hearts'
Verdict Film Group
Cameron James Miller entered the Film Industry at NIDA National Institute of Dramatic Artand gravitated to the filming side realizing you can have a great Film but if it's not distributed properly who is going too watch it?. Surrounding himself with successful Film people and learning from the best icon Actor Charles "Bud" Tingwell O.A.M and legendary Film Distributor Alan Finney O.A.M. He completed an intense course in Film making with LA Producer and Film teacher Dov Simens who launched the careers of Quentin Tarantino Chris Nolan, Spike Lee, Guy Richie and many others and produced two Australian classic Films‘Average Bloke’ and ‘Groomless Bride’his first debut was distributing a Film for the South Australian Film Corporation ‘Shot of Love’ gaining extensive knowledge in Distribution spend time in heart of Hollywood where he created connections and became good friends with some of the top Studio Producers and acting Agents from APA & CAA.
David Hirschfelder is an icon of the Australian Film Industry
score composer and performer (John Farnham - Little River Band)
he was nominated for an Oscar and was honored with a BAFTA Award and an APRA Award for Best Score on the movies
'Shine' and 'Elizabeth' (90 piece orchestra)
He also won the Best Score BAFTA for 'Strictly Ballroom'
composed for the opening ceremony of the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney Australia and amazing scores for the Motion Pictures
'Australia' - 'Sliding Doors' - 'Hanging Up' - 'Legend of the Guardians'
'The Owls of Ga'Hoole' - 'The Water Diviner' - 'Sanctum'
'The Dressmaker' and many more.
His musical genius will bring our latest project 'Awesome Ride'
to life with the passion, heart, soul and beauty
that a story of this magnitude truly deserves on the silver screen.
'AWESOME RIDE' is one of the greatest story's of our time -
EVERY STORY HAS AN END
BUT IN LIFE
EVERY END IS JUST
A NEW BEGINNING...
ONCE WERE SHARPS
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