FANCY FILMS RECOGNISES THAT RECONCILIATION IS A PROCESS ILLUMINATED BY THE CONTRIBUTION OF
EVERY AUSTRALIAN AND SO WITH OUR UNIQUE ABILITY TO GIVE VOICE TO UNHEARD TRUTHS,
WE ARE DETERMINED TO PLAY OUR PART.
Boon Warrung Tree
As a branch of Tree Story, Tree School (11-23 March 2021) was an ongoing communal learning experience centred around the Boon Wurrung Tree. The scar tree demonstrates the depth of Indigenous knowledge about the body and the regeneration of nature. Tree School intends to ‘decolonise, unlearn and relearn’.
3 projects since 2015
The vision of the Yiramalay/Wesley Studio School is to bring about positive change through education to the children and families of aboriginal and non-aboriginal communities who are part of the school.
The Jandamarra Story
Joe Ross, Bunuba Elder, tells the haunting story of Jandamarra deep in the caves of Tunnel Creek.
Monash Museum of Modern Art (MUMA) and renowned Aboriginal artist, Hayley Millar-Baker (Gunditjmara), collaborated with Museums Victoria and students from Melbourne Indigenous Transition School (MITS) on a unique art project which we documented.
Exploring culture and Country under Hayley’s inspiring eye, the students created artworks that tell their stories – including highlighting their personal totem animal.
Melbourne Indigenous Transition School
2 projects in 2020
In 2019, Fancy Films partnered with Melbourne Indigenous Transition School (MITS) to support their range of programs. MITS aims to empower Indigenous students who are moving from remote or regional communities to big city schools.
From A to Me, Aunty Judith “Jacko” Jackson
In From A to Me, our web series profiling Australian female leaders from all rungs of society, one episode featured local Aboriginal elder Aunty Jacko. Fancy Films wanted to ensure the Indigenous community of Australia had voice in the global conversation around gender equality.