Brooke Silcox recently won the Screenwest Emerging Producer Initiative of $100,000 to go towards professional and production development. Previously, Brooke worked in the art and costume departments of the film industry for five years then became a Banking & Finance lawyer for international law firm Allens / Linklaters. She founded the production company No Thing Productions in 2016 and has worked across documentary and narrative. Projects include:
Rockabul a feature documentary, World Premiere at Rotterdam International Film Festival (2018), nominated for the Documentary Australia Foundation Award, Sydney Film Festival (2018) for Best Australian Documentary;
Judas Collar a short film directed by Alison James nominated for the DENDY Awards for Best Live Action Short, Sydney Film Festival (World Premiere, 2018);
Meal Tickets a ten year in the making observational documentary, World Premiere at Melbourne International Film Festival (2016), won Best Australian Documentary, 2017 at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival;
Home the Art of Ian Strange a 6 x 5 minute Arts Bites series for ABC iView with support from Screen Australia and Screenwest;
The Bad Guy: Abdul Abdullah a short documentary on the political artist for the ArtsXWest initiative between Screenwest and AB for iView;
Brooke also recently conducted an internship with John Maynard and Bridget Ikin at Felix Media where she received an associate producer credit on Benjamin Gilmour’s feature film Jirga (2018, World Premiere Sydney Film Festival, In Competition).
She comes from a Fine Art background studying as part of a Special Art Program for students gifted and talented in the arts (Kalamunda Senior High School) and has three degrees: Fine Arts, Communication & Cultural Studies – Curtin University (Western Australia) and Oxford Brookes University (UK) and Juris Doctor – Law from the University of Melbourne.