Award winning film production company working on Kaurna Yarta, Adelaide, Austraila

Founded on the belief that storytelling has the power to change the world, Gravity Films is a purpose-driven production company specialising in creating films that inspire, educate, and transform. Based in Adelaide, South Australia, our team of passionate filmmakers, led by Brendon Skinner and Simon Williams, combines decades of industry experience with a deep commitment to impactful storytelling.

At Gravity Films, we’re more than just filmmakers; we’re storytellers at heart, dedicated to bringing to life narratives that resonate deeply with audiences. From the gripping journey of our first feature documentary, “The Last Daughter,” nominated for an AACTA Award and now streaming on Netflix, to a diverse portfolio of scripted and documentary projects, our work is characterised by its emotional depth, cinematic quality, and authentic voice.

Our “Film For Purpose” initiative embodies our commitment to using film as a force for good. Through this initiative, we collaborate with organisations, communities, and individuals to tell stories that matter—stories that highlight pressing issues, celebrate human triumphs, and drive social change.

With every project, Gravity Films strives to not only meet the highest standards of filmmaking but also to ensure that each film serves a greater purpose. We believe in the transformative power of film to not only entertain but to enlighten and inspire action. It’s this belief that guides our approach, from the initial concept to the final cut, ensuring that every film we produce is not just seen but felt and remembered.

Welcome to Gravity Films—where stories come to life and film becomes a catalyst for change.

Simon Williams


Producer (Business)

Simon is a producer and the co-founder of Gravity Films, a company dedicated to creating purpose-driven content. His most recent achievement is the feature documentary THE LAST DAUGHTER, which was nominated for Best Feature Documentary at the 2024 AACTA Awards. The film is currently available on Netflix in Australia & New Zealand.

Simon’s portfolio also includes the short documentary ICE BALL (2020), awarded Best Documentary Short at the Portland Film Festival and recognized with a Vimeo Staff Pick. His short narrative work includes FINDING SERGEANT (2022), which premiered at the Adelaide Film Festival, and the award-winning ABC iview web series GOOBER (2016).

Simon is dedicated to creating content for a global audience, blending personal stories with universal themes to not only resonate with viewers but also to bring about transformation

Brendon Skinner


Producer (Story)

Brendon Skinner graduated from Flinders University with a Bachelor of Creative Arts in Screen Studies in 2009 and went on to co-found Gravity Films. Starting in the director’s seat, Brendon transitioned into producing about five years ago, with a focus on story producing. Brendon and his business partner Simon Williams made a number of short films, and a comedy web-series for ABC called ‘Goober’.

They also operate a service arm of the business, producing content for others. Over time, Gravity Films has become centered not around building their own careers and credits, but around their purpose: to tell stories that transform lives.

They recently released their first feature documentary ‘THE LAST DAUGHTER.’ in cinemas before going to Netflix. ‘THE LAST DAUGHTER’ won the Audience Award at the Adelaide Film Festival and Best Australian Film at the Gold Coast Film Festival, before being nominated for Best Documentary in the Australian Academy Awards. 

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