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About unINDIAN

A cross-cultural comedy, unINDIAN is the first production of the Australia India Film Fund, and is proudly an Australian film. unINDIAN stars internationally acclaimed actress Tannishtha Chatterjee along with Brett Lee in his first lead role.

Presented by Devendra Gupta, the film was directed by Anupam Sharma, written by Thushy Sathi and produced by Anupam Sharma and Lisa Duff.

Highlighting the complexities of Indian diaspora and wooing another from a different culture, unINDIAN is a comedy with a lot of heart.

unINDIAN will be released in Australia Q3 in 2015.

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Mint Films

Mint Films was established back in 2008. Its primary focus has always been to create engaging and contemporary work no matter the project or client. Mainly turning its attention to advertising, Mint Films has completed work for companies like Woolworths, CommBank and Toyota. Their work has taken them across Australia and around the world, and they are proud to have many return clients who are thirsty for more cutting edge, creative work. No matter the job or the story, Mint strives to create passionate and creatively engaging work. At Mint, we believe, the fresher the better.


Australian trained composer Jonny Higgins is recognised as one of South Pacific's most innovative commercial composers. He has received numerous award nominations for his short film scores, and his commercial music has been nominated for a CAANZ Axis Award. Jonny came to the world of commercial music in Sydney via small-time production houses, which eventually led to contracts with significant agencies. He earned recognition in Japan for a Coke campaign, and in the US for Burger King's ‘Satisfries' campaign. He worked on several successful solo projects, including Stereo’dan & 1985, and it was during these years that Jonny mastered the use of combining vintage tape machines with in-the-box technologies. His work has earned him a reputation as one of the fastest turnaround composers, with anything from electronic to traditional orchestral arrangements. Jonny lives between Sydney and a New Zealand farm where he does most of his studio work.

Our Cast and Crew

In order of appearance, meet the screen industry professionals who appear on screen in the 30-second ‘Play Your Part’ spot

Tannishtha Chatterjee

Multi award-winning actress Tannishtha Chatterjee gained international attention for her performance in Sarah Gavron’s celebrated feature Brick Lane, which saw her nominated as Best Actress ..
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Brett Lee

Renowned as one of the most dynamic fast bowlers of recent cricket history, Brett Lee made his debut for Australia in the Boxing Day Test against India in 1999. He finished his first match for his..
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Shereen Khan

Costume Designer
After studying Fashion & Theatrical Costuming, Shereen began her career in costume and wardrobe at Channel 7, styling on air TV personalities. In feature film, her career started as an ex..
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Bec Taylor

Hair & Make-up Artist
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Malcolm Newbold

Malcolm Newbold of Good Lookin Cookin has been catering for film and TV for over 20 years. In that time, Malcolm has fed and watered the casts and crews of some of Australia’s most high-prof..
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Anupam Sharma

Producer /Director
Australia’s leading Indian cinema authority and practitioner, Anupam Sharma is a filmmaker, speaker and author. With Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Films and Theatre, Anupam ..
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Thushy Sathi

A qualified CPA, Thushy Sathi has held numerous senior management positions with companies like Compaq, NICTA and HP. He is currently the CEO of Access Macquarie – a Macquarie University com..
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Mark Cornish

Sound Recordist
Mark Cornish is a sound recordist with more than 25 years’ experience. During his career he has worked on multiple award-winning documentaries and feature films in Australia and extensively ..
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Lisa Walton

Production/Producer’s Assistant
Graduating in 2013 from the University of Wollongong with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Communication and Media with Distinction, Lisa went on to work in the Sydney Theatre Industry before ..
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Arka Das

Arka started acting professionally in 2003 when he entered the regional Youth Shakespeare Festival and in the following year, he won first place in the duologue category. Whilst at university,..
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Casimir Dickson

Casimir Dickson is an award-winning Director of Photography who has been working in film and television since 1994. His work on feature films, commercials, music videos and documentaries has ..
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Rick Beecroft

1st Assistant Director
Rick Beecroft’s 30-year career in film and television has taken him all over the world. He has worked on feature films, major tele-movies and documentaries in Canada, UK, Saudi Arabia, A..
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Meet the screen industry professionals who produced the ‘Play Your Part' spot

Andrew Seaton

Director, Mint Films
Andrew enjoys telling stories. Whether it is short or long form, he enjoys the challenge of creating something from nothing, something an audience will be able to connect with and relate to. His y..
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Matt Samperi

DOP, Mint Films
Matt’s ability to see the world in a better light allows him to create captivating images. He has turned his cinematographic mind onto all of Mint’s projects and in each, his unique an..
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Acknowledgements – Creative Content Australia wishes to thank:

Wayne BORG (Fox Studios Australia)
Eli CAMERON (Production Assistant)
Julien CHICHIGNOUD (Colourist)
Digital Logic (Lighting Hire)
Lisa DUFF (Producer)
Jason GILL (Extra)
Gabriela GRIMALDI (Australian Screen Association)
John HUGHES (Fox Studios Australia)
Phil KEROS (Sound)
Catherine LAVELLE (Catherine Lavelle Public Relations)
Gregoire LIERE (1st AC)
Benjamin MARKS (Extra)
Nick MUTTON (Camera)
Mivia PINNIGER (Makeup)
Diego RUIZ (Soundfirm)
José SANTOS (Caterer)
Maya SATHI (Actress)
Sandy STEVENS (Production Manager)
VA Hire (Camera Hire)
Paul WILLEY (GM Sydney, Soundfirm)

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