THE VERDICT FILM GROUP IS AN AUTHORIZED
GEELONG BASED FILM DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
AND OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE

OF THE SHAUN MILLER FOUNDATION AUSTRALIA

 

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DAVID HIRSCHFELDER

Music Director

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

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IAN MCFADYEN

Televsion Producer


 

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.

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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.

President

 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.
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MICHAEL KATCHMAN

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
Executive Producer 

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.

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SALES PRODUCTION TEAM

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CHARLES 'BUD' TINGWELL O.A.M
   VERDICT FILM GROUP FOUNDER

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3 Jan 1923 - 15 May 2009 
VICTORIAN STATE FUNERAL

AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTION TEAM

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CAMERON JAMES MILLER
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ALAN FINNEY O.A.M

Vice President

 

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"Movies touch our hearts
awaken our vision,
and change the way we see things.

Alan Finney oam

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VERDICT FILM GROUP
                     ABN: 637887088
                        Melbourne Australia 

The Shaun Miller

Foundation 
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'

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Verdict Film Group
TEAM

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 -
'David' Hirschfelder
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FILM DISTRIBUTION

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EVERY STORY HAS AN END
BUT IN LIFE
EVERY END IS JUST
A NEW 
BEGINNING...

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DISTRIBUTION PROJECTS
AWESOME RIDE
Coming Soon

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MICHAEL KATCHMAN

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YESTERDAYS HERO
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ONCE WERE SHARPS
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EVERYBODY HURTS
Coming Soon
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Buckley St Essendon 3040     

Melbourne Victoria Australia

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The Shaun Miller Foundation Australia

'For all who have lost their battle

and for those who battle everyday'

against CHD Childhood Congenital Heart Disease

 

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