The company is made up of many years’ experience. Director Dean Gibson has spent more than ten years in the industry, directing productions for broadcast on ABC, NITV and SBS as well as national and international audiences online and through corporate productions. It is his passion for engaging content, eye for detail and love of film that drives what Bacon Factory Films is today.
“To be a sustaining, growing and welcoming Indigenous Media Production Company that creates compelling and entertaining content for the world, across all platforms.”
WHO WE ARE
Bacon Factory Films was established in December 2013 by Aboriginal director, Dean Gibson. The company was formed with a view to give a voice to Indigenous people with a story to tell and to create films that would be around for future generations to watch, enjoy and learn from.
Vanessa Gibson is the other part of the team, working in media, communications, scriptwriting, researching, producing and editing. As a radio journalist, she shares the passion for telling stories, with fast turnarounds, attention to detail, high standards and delivering to the audience at the heart of her work.
01 Documentary We are passionate about creating world class factual content.
02 Government We create content of Government agencies both at a Federal and State level.
03 Kids We create kids content that entertains and makes the world a better place to live and learn.
04 Drama We create drama that challenges and defines culture.
01 WIK VS QUEENSLAND (2018) BROADCAST DOCUMENTARY - SBS/NITV
02 Commonwealth Games 2018 Legacy Series (2018) Government – Office of Commonwealth Games
03 Commonwealth Games 2018 Reconciliation Action Plan Series (2018) Government - Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Corporation GOLDOC
04 Commonwealth Games 2018 Indigenous Games Series (2018) Government – Sport and Recreation Services/Department of Housing and Public Works
05 Brisbane Catholic Education Sacred Heart School (2018) Commercial – Brisbane Catholic Education
06 RAMSI (Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands) Celebration and Documentation (2017) Government – Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
07 The Black Man Project (2017) Commercial/Government – Wesley Mission Queensland & Queensland Government
08 Empowering Aurukun Project (2017) Government – Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnership
09 Making Connections Moving Forward (2017) Government – Department of Education and Training
10 Brisbane Catholic Education Indigenous Series (2017) Commercial – Brisbane Catholic Education
11 Premiers Excellence Awards 2017 (2017) Government – Department of Premier and Cabinet
12 Premiers Reconciliation Awards 2017 (2017) Government – Department of Premier and Cabinet
13 Way Forward Mental Health (2017) Government – Department of Health
14 Welcome to Country (2016) Drama – Screen Queensland
15 Border Protection Reconciliation Action Plan (2016) Government – Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
16 Jamie Oliver Ministry of Food (2015-16) Commercial – The Good Food Foundation
17 The Production Line Workshop Series (2015) Government – Screen Queensland
18 Our Stories Our Way Series (2014-15) Broadcast Documentary – NITV
19 The Recylables (2014) Broadcast Content – Sesame Street Workshop
20 A War of Hope (2014-15) Broadcast Documentary - NITV