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 an 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 Finish Line Films Pty Ltd.
‘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.
WHY MUST THE SHOW GO ON?
A mockumentary in the tradition of ‘This is Spinal Tap’ and ‘The Office’ – “Why Must The Show Go On?” is a gritty, no-holds-barred look at life in front of the footlights … in a ll it’s painful glory. All the world’s a stage, some of us are just better players. In association with Cinema Viscera.
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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 in production include Season Two of the award-winning web series, "Shakespeare Republic", starring Alan Fletcher, Michala Banas, Dean Haglund, Christopher Kirby, Wahibe Moussa, Rowena Hutson, Ben Steel, Billy Smedley and Sally McLean and the feature documentary "Champion", featuring Sir Roger Bannister, Sir Christopher Chataway, John Landy, Herb Elliot and Ron Clarke.
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.
Incognita = independent works = independent attitude.