Some of Australia’s biggest organisations, brands and agencies have trusted us to work on their projects and campaigns. 

No job is too big or small. We've shot simple one-on-one interviews and produced feature films. We once co-ordinated a jetski expedition from Barcelona to Beirut to deliver a single olive tree sapling for a campaign to encourage more green spaces in urban environments. 


We work independently and freely and without limitation. Every client needs something different in terms of scope, budget, production approach and delivery, so collaboration with our clients, our network of local and international creatives and massive black book of talented production personnel is at the heart of everything we do.  Bring us an idea and we'll help you craft it then bring it to life with the right team.


We’ve achieved a lot in the last decade and learned so much, including a deep understanding of why brands need content, how to connect with audiences and insight into the digital platforms the majority of our content sits on. This broad spectrum of expertise means that the content we make is more likely to engage who it needs to, when it needs to and where. It allows us to think beyond simply delivering a video, it's a fresh start every time.

We are:


Not afraid to tackle the difficult tasks or ambitious ideas.

Accountable. We keep our production promises, no excuses. 

Honest. No unnecessarily inflated costs. 

Open to new ideas, always embracing change and working flexibly.

Always learning, always improving.

Respectful of culture, diversity and inclusion.

Confident in our ability. Together we can do anything.

Jo Austin

Founder & Executive Producer

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Candid Films was founded by Jo Austin, whose expertise as a Producer spans many screen disciplines - TV, TVC, Content, Drama, Documentary long form, short form. This has expanded after recently graduating from AFTRS with an industry certificate in Digital Producing, for the sole purpose of being better equipped to advise clients about how their video content can better suited for it's intended platforms and maximised online for better visibility and ROI. 


Jo is also a Director of factual content - she has developed, produced and directed multiple TV series which now stream on Netflix and Amazon Prime, and is a specialist at working with real life talent. 


Find out more about Jo on LinkedIn or IMDB.

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