WINDMILL PICTURES PRODUCES UNIQUE, INVENTIVE AND RICHLY-IMAGINED SCREEN WORKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES.
Operating as part of acclaimed South Australian company, Windmill Theatre Co, Windmill Pictures develops screen projects from the company’s theatrical repertoire.
Windmill’s first feature film, Girl Asleep premiered at the Adelaide Film Festival in 2015 and went on to the prestigious Berlinale and several other film festivals the following year, winning seven international awards. The film has now screened in 114 cities across 25 territories and countries, enjoying theatrical releases in Australia, New Zealand, US and France, and has featured on small screens across the world including free-to-air Australian television, inflight entertainment and Netflix in the United States.
Beep and Mort is a new, live action, puppet-based series for preschoolers, based on Windmill’s award-winning theatre show, Beep.
In this 20 x 11-minute episode series, two best friends from different worlds solve their daily dilemmas and unexpected challenges through invention, play and a bit of help from the fun and lovable Mollyvale residents. With a mega dose of imagination, this is a heart-warming series about empathy, community and friendship.
Featuring a contemporary hybrid form of puppetry, post-animation and textured, three-dimensional designs, Beep and Mort creates a unique, tactile and wondrous world that our young viewers will feel as though they can step into and inhabit.
BEEP AND MORT is a Windmill Pictures Production. Created for television by Rosemary Myers and Kaye Weeks. Based on the Windmill Theatre Company play co-created by Sam Haren, Jonathon Oxlade and Katherine Fyffe.
Major production funding from Screen Australia. Developed and produced in association with the ABC. Financed and developed in association with the South Australian Film Corporation. Distributed by ABC Commercial.