TIM BAKER co-wrote the feature film SAMSARA (TIFF official selection) and won the PGA CoProShow award. His debut novel, the neo-noir JFK thriller, FEVER CITY, was a 2017 Shamus Award Finalist, and his epic narco thriller, CITY WITHOUT STARS, out with Faber, was named one of the Top 15 Books of 2018 by the London Telegraph. He has also worked extensively on two books on UNESCO's World Heritage list of sites of cultural and natural importance. Born in Sydney, Tim lives by the sea in France, and qualifies for all official co-production set-ups out of both Europe and Australasia.
A Jabirr Jabirr /Djugun indigenous performing artist, WAYNE JOWANDI BARKER was born in the Kimberley and spent his early childhood hidden in remote cattle stations during the "Stolen Generation" period. He later went to live with family at the Mowanjum Aboriginal community in Derby. He started working in film in his late teens, and became a renowned documentary film-maker, before moving to France for many years, where he toured the world as a dancer and choreographer with his own company. Wayne is a popular musician in both indigenous and Western music in the Kimberly and has been active for many years in battles over land rights, the environment and cultural issues. He is fully initiated into the Law. Wayne qualifies for all international co-productions out of Europe and Australasia. He now lives in Broome, Western Australia.