Projects produced under the Incognita umbrella to date
From Hamlet in a bathtub to Juliet as one half of a same sex couple, Shakespeare Republic is a multi award-winning web series, celebrating Shakespeare, his works and his enduring legacy, sharing his original words via settings familiar to a 21st Century audience.
A documentary, currently in production about the Artist turned world-famous Athletics Coach, and the man behind the breaking of the Four Minute Mile, Franz Stampfl. Directed by Sally McLean and produced by Sally McLean & Ben Steel in association with Ben Steel Films. See the award-winning trailer on the project profile page.
Love and revenge over coffee and cakes. Eight Shakespeare characters. Five different plays. One café. This is Speaking Daggers. Eight characters from five different Shakespeare plays discuss love, revenge, deceit and power in overheard conversations, set against the backdrop of coffee, cakes and waitresses in crisp white shirts in this award-winning short film.
‘TILL THE BOYS COME HOME
A tale from the Australian homefront during WWII, celebrating an amazing generation of women – our mothers, aunts, grandmothers and great-grandmothers – who kept the homefires burning and saw Australia through one of the darkest times of it’s young European history.
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WHO AND WHAT IS INCOGNITA?
Incognita Enterprises is an independent producer of award-winning, innovative and original theatre, television and film, based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Established in 1997 by actor and Creative Director, Sally McLean, under the honorary patronage of respected British actor, Sir Nigel Hawthorne, we produce new theatre works and original film and TV ideas using established practitioners working alongside the next generation of writers, filmmakers, directors and actors.
Current projects include Season Three of the award-winning web series, "Shakespeare Republic", starring Alan Fletcher, Michala Banas, Nadine Garner, Dean Haglund, Christopher Kirby, Sally McLean, Billy Smedley and Phoebe Anne Taylor (currently in casting & financing), the feature documentary "Champion", featuring Sir Roger Bannister, Sir Christopher Chataway, John Landy, Herb Elliot and Ron Clarke (currently in production) and television series "'Till The Boys Come Home", starring Nadine Garner, Christopher Kirby, Alan Fletcher, Michala Banas, Dean Haglund, Sarah Hallam, Sally McLean and Billy Smedley (currently in casting & financing).
Our continuing aim is to create and produce engaging, quality productions for the stage and screen that speak to a modern audience, while honouring those who came before.
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