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Waterbyrd Filmz is a Melbourne based independent film production company. Founded in 1997, Waterbyrd Filmz has produced media in many different areas including television and cinema advertising, television and feature documentaries and narrative works.

Today, Waterbyrd Filmz specialises in developing original film and documentary ideas. We are committed to producing high quality films that speak from the heart and have a unique story to tell.

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Nickolas Bird - Producer/Director/Head of Development

Nickolas Bird is a filmmaker whose works have been shown on prime time television and to packed houses at film festivals around the world. He is best known for his television documentaries Vivian Bullwinkel: An Australian Heroine (ABC1, 2007) and Ballroom Rules (ABC1, 2011).  The feature length version of Ballroom Rules screened to critical acclaim at major film festivals including the BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, and Frameline in San Francisco.

As producer, Nick’s latest documentary feature Curtain Call screened in competition at the 2014 Melbourne International Film Festival.

Nick is a graduate of AFTRS (The Australian Film, Television and Radio School) and the VCA School of Film and Television. His award winning narrative short films Healing Waters and The Last Waltz have been shown to acclaim at film festivals around the world.

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Eleanor Sharpe - Producer/Director

Eleanor co-directed and co-produced the ABC1 television documentaries Vivian Bullwinkel: An Australian Heroine (2007) and Ballroom Rules (2011). She also produced Nickolas Bird’s short film The Last Waltz (2011)

Recently Eleanor directed Curtain Call (2014), a feature-length documentary that was officially selected for the Melbourne International Film Festival.

Eleanor Sharpe studied documentary filmmaking at AFTRS (The Australian Film, Television and Radio School) and has been working in the industry since 1996 as a cameraman, editor, director and producer.

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