David Jowsey


In 2009, David Jowsey formed Bunya Productions with award winning filmmaker Ivan Sen. Bunya Productions is a boutique independent feature film production company based in Sydney and Brisbane. Bunya’s first film was Ivan Sen’s Dreamland, which was selected in competition at the 2010 Pusan Film Festival. This was followed by Toomelah, which was selected for the Cannes Film Festival 2011 in Un Certain Regard. David also produced the 2011 Sundance selected feature film Mad Bastards by Brendan Fletcher and Satellite Boy by Catriona McKenzie, which premiered at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival and had its European premiere in the Generation section at Berlin. David produced Ivan Sen’s film Mystery Road, which received a Special Presentation at the 2013 Toronto Festival, Jasper Jones, based on the best selling novel and directed by Rachel Perkins as well as Ivan Sen’s latest film Goldstone, which opened the 2016 Sydney Film Festival, was in Platform competition at Toronto Film Festival and has won 5 Australian Film Critics Circle Awards including Best Film. David is currently in production on Sweet Country, the latest feature of director Warwick Thornton (winner of the Camera d’Or 2009).

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