About

MW Creative has a reputation for producing quality video resources and products in the area of Indigenous health promotions, arts and education.

The principals Gaby Mason and Lotte Waters bring together many years of filmmaking and project management in the arts and culture sectors with a strong practical knowledge of working with Aboriginal people and communities.

The quality that marks our health videos apart is our ability to convey complex medical information in a way that is both engaging and easy to understand for our Indigenous audiences. We achieve this by using personal stories to share information, rather than the more conventional narration driven health videos.

We use animation in our work to visually explain complicated medical concepts.

We pay attention to the details of the product in the areas of design, packaging and music to make sure that it is appealing and culturally appropriate for our target audience.

Consultation is key to our working process.

We enjoy collaborating with health professionals and Aboriginal community members to clarify the information that needs to be conveyed in the video and to ensure that the style of storytelling, packaging and overall feel of the product are working for their target audience.

MW Creative is based in Sydney and has been operating since 2009.  We work across all levels of projects and client liaison.

Our Team

Gaby Mason – Producer, Scriptwriter & Editor

Gaby has worked in the film industry for over 20 years producing and writing television dramas and documentaries. She created the ground-breaking TV series House Gang commissioned by SBS TV and Channel 4 UK and featuring a cast of young actors with intellectual disabilities. Her documentary film Little Brother Little Sister won the 1998 Human Rights Media Medal and her following documentary City of Dreams won a Golden Hugo at the Chicago Television Festival.

Lotte Waters – Producer, Community Engagement & Project Manager

Lotte has over 25 years experience in the arts and culture sectors in Australia as a project manager, writer, curator and producer. She has managed and facilitated major arts and multimedia projects in remote indigenous communities and cross-cultural projects Australia-wide and internationally.

Our Services

    • Video Production
    • Educational Products – DVD design and production
    • Health Promotions
    • Creative concepts
    • Project development and management
    • Community Engagement
    • Workshops, Training & Mentoring

Our Projects

Just Let Them feed:  A DVD resource produced in Ntaria (Hermannsburg), NT  on the importance of breastfeeding in Aboriginal communities. Languages: Western Arrernte and English. Clients: Ntaria Community, NT Government, Central Australian Primary Health Care Outreach Team & Central Australian Aboriginal Congress, Alice Springs.

Listen you Women, Your Breasts are Precious: A 30 minute DVD resource on breast cancer. Stories of five Central Australian Aboriginal women who have survived breast cancer. Languages: English, Pitjantjatjara, Arrernte,Warlpiri & Anmatyerre. Clients: Bosom Buddies, NT and CAAMA Productions, Alice Springs, NT.

No Safe Amount: The effects of Alcohol in pregnancy: A series of TV commercials produced in Pitjantjatjara and English. Clients: NPY Women’s Council, Alice Springs, NT.

The Motika Project, Community Training workshops and video production. Road Safety Campaign: Don’t Drink & Drive & Keep Your Family Safe. Short Films: Car Troubles & John Lee, Making a Boomerang. Clients: Warlayirti Artists Aboriginal Corporation, Balgo.

Samson and Delilah Launch: Australian Theatrical premiere. An Outdoor Screening in the Todd River, Telegraph Station, Alice Springs. Clients: Footprint Films, Sydney, NSW.

Contact Us

Gaby Mason: gabymason77@gmail.com

Lotte Waters : lottewaters@ozemail.com.au

 

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