News

  • Inside Manus Up For Australian Producers Award

    September 2017

    We’re chuffed to announce that our VR documentary, Inside Manus, co-produced with Hoodlum and Cutting Edge, is a finalist in the 17th annual Screen Producers Australia Awards. Inside Manus is a finalist in the Interactive category. The awards will be held in Melbourne on 16 November, 2017

  • Inside Manus Selected For New York Festival

    September 2017

    A festival exploring how storytelling is evolving in the digital age sounds like a ripper idea, so we’re pleased as punch that our VR documentary Inside Manus will be part of  the Future of Storytelling (FoST) Festival to be held in New York City on 6-8 October, 2017.

  • Chemical Media VR Doco To Launch At MIFF

    July 2017

    Chemical Media are proud to announce the premiere of our VR documentary Inside Manus at the Melbourne International Film Festival. Directed by Lucas Taylor and produced by Chemical Media, Hoodlum and Cutting Edge for SBS and Screen Queensland, this ground-breaking VR experience takes you behind the razor-wire of the Manus Island detention centre to meet the asylum seekers who are being denied their freedom, their rights, and even their identity. Sessions will sell out very fast, you can book through the link below…

  • Chemical Media Goes AWOL In The Cocos Islands

    July 2017

    It’s a tough gig but someone’s got to do it. Chemical Media has spent much of this year embedded in the Cocos Islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean filming The Cocos Question for SBS’s Untold Australia series. The documentary tells the extraordinary story of Australia’s forgotten Islamic island and the Cocos Malay people who inhabit it as they fight to preserve their culture, assert their identity, and save their island home from destruction. The documentary is supported by Screen Australia and Film Victoria.