Established in 2005 by award winning Producer and long time marketing executive Martin Walsh, Red Dune Films developed and produced the critically acclaimed and award winning feature documentary THE BATTLE OF LONG TAN narrated by Sam Worthington and the 2019 feature film DANGER CLOSE: The Battle of Long Tan, both based on the true story of The Battle of Long Tan.
In 2007 Red Dune Films won the ASTRA Award for ‘Best Documentary’ for the feature length documentary “THE BATTLE OF LONG TAN” narrated by Sam Worthington, and it was also nominated for the ‘Most Outstanding Documentary’ at the 2007 TV-Week LOGIE Awards.
DANGER CLOSE: The Battle of Long Tan won the coveted 2019 Red Poppy Award for Best Feature Film at the Veteran’s Film Festival, won Best Sound at the 2019 AACTA Awards, won Best Make-up & Prosthetic Make-Up Design at the 2019 APDG Awards. It was also nominated for; Best Feature Film at the 2019 Screen Producers Australia Awards, Best Original Music Score at the 2019 AACTA Awards and Best Cinematography at the 2019 AACTA Awards.
The vision of Red Dune Films is to develop, package and produce high quality films that will inspire and connect with audiences all around the world. Red Dune Films is committed to producing internationally appealing films which showcase the best, on-and-off screen Australian and international talent.
Red Dune Films has a number of projects in development including a feature film with the working title WOTAN’S DAUGHTER, based on the true story of legendary Australian soprano Marjorie Lawrence.
Please contact Martin Walsh for more details on these and other projects.
About Martin Walsh – Producer
Martin Walsh has built a successful marketing and executive career spanning more than twenty years across the media, finance, technology and entertainment industries.
He has worked in local and global, senior marketing and digital roles across News Corporation, Village Roadshow, Austereo, BMG Records, Tabcorp, Microsoft, IBM and others. Martin actually began his early working life as an actor appearing in TV commercials and film & TV drama before moving to the other side of the corporate fence.
Between 2000 and 2005, Martin successfully established, built and grew the eCommerce division of a large Australian media & entertainment company, Tabcorp from scratch, to more $AUD500 million in annual turnover, a decade ahead of most other corporate entities and start-ups.
Between 2012 and 2017, Martin was consulting to organisations such as Commonwealth Bank, ansarada, Fronde, MYER and XERO on marketing, brand and digital transformation.
Martin also served in Australian Special Forces – 2 Commando Company, 1st Commando Regiment, Australian Army Reserve and holds post graduate qualifications in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Swinburne University.
For more information, check out Martin’s LinkedIn profile.