Based in Darwin, Northern Territory, Tamarind Tree Pictures produces brave, 
inspiring Indigenous stories that need to be told. 

Contact - tamarindtree@bigpond.com 


Danielle MacLean - Director, Writer, Producer

Danielle worked at CAAMA Productions for over six years, writing and directing numerous documentaries including the series Nganampa Anwernekenhe, produced in Aboriginal language and broadcast on Imparja. She wrote and directed part of the Everyday Brave Series For Who I am – Bonita Mabo. Her film My Colour Your Kind was nominated for AFI and Film Critics Awards and screened at numerous festivals. Danielle wrote and directed the drama Queen of Hearts, winning the AFI Award for best non-feature screenplay. In 2007, she won an AWGIE for her script in the Channel 9/Disney series Double Trouble. Danielle co-wrote and co-produced 2012 SFF Foxtel Finalist Croker Island Exodus. She wrote the premiere episode Family of Redfern Now and three episodes of the ABC Indigenous comedy series 8MMM Aboriginal Radio. Her 2014 ABC documentary to coincide with the 40th anniversary of Cyclone Tracy, Blown Away, was nominated for an Australian Directors Guild Award. In 2015 Danielle wrote two episodes of animated series Little J & Big Cuz for NITV.  She is adapting the much-loved book Grace Beside Me as a live-action drama series for NITV.

 

Steven McGregor - Writer, Director

Steven is an Indigenous writer/director from Darwin and a graduate of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School. He was the director on the award winning documentaries My Brother Vinnie and 5 Seasons. His recent productions include the acclaimed 3 part documentary series, In a League Of Their Own.  Steven’s 50 min drama Cold Turkey screened in festivals all over the world and was nominated for two AFI awards. He worked as a script advisor and Indigenous consultant on Baz Luhrmann’s Australia and has written for the new ABC series, Redfern Now.  Recent films and series include include The Warriors  (TV series 2 episodes, Servant or Slave, Art+Soul, Big Name No Blanket. He co wrote the feature, Sweet Country now in post production and wrote 4 episodes of the series, Redfern Now.

 

Anna GrievE - Producer

Anna has many years experience as an independent producer/director/scriptwriter and was Executive Producer at Film Australia. Her production covers all genres of documentary with a particular fascination with powerful emotional history stories.  Extensive production credits includes large scale dramatised documentaries with Writer/Director Peter Butt - I,Spry, The Prime Minister is Missing, Silent Storm and the Logie award winner Who Killed Dr Bogle & Mrs Chandler? Credits as Executive Producer include Sundance finalist, Dhakiyarr vs the King shot in Arnhem Land and MobiDocs an anthology series with the NFB in Canada. In 2012 she produced with Danielle MacLean, the Indigenous feature documentary Croker Island Exodus. In 2016 she produced the feature documentary, The Family.