Short Film

Rosa - Regina Lepping in Blackbird short film directed by Amie Batalibasi

Watch BLACKBIRD on SBS On Demand & a DVD on the Way

BLACKBIRD is here! Our short film BLACKBIRD has played at film festivals around the world and now after our recent national screening on NITV, it’s officially available to watch in Australia via SBS On Demand until mid-November 2017. And it’s November already! Link to watch & share:  Blackbird'Blackbird' tells the story […]

ABOVE: With actors Rosa & Shrut on the set of FRESH: Episode 3. Image: Dana Simon courtesy of FRESH.


Māoriland Film Festival is an international festival that celebrates Indigenous voices and storytelling in film. Each March, Māoriland presents a selection of the most distinctive Indigenous works from around the globe. BLACKBIRD was included in the official programme and Amie was able to participate in the 72 hour filmmaking challenge Native Slam – […]

‘Docked’ Short Film Shoot Wraps in Melbourne

Shooting recently wrapped for Amie Batalibasi’s independent short film Docked.  This is the filmmaker’s latest film starring talented South Sudanese actress Nyawuda Chuol with the awesome Damian Hill who recently wrote and starred in the Aussie feature PAWNO. What a dynamic duo and what a privilege to collaborate with these two actors. “‘Docked’ is […]