Red Lamp Films was established by director/writer Kim Mordaunt and producer Sylvia Wilczynski to develop and produce distinctive feature films and TV for an international audience. It is also Kim's company for his collaboration as a director with other partners.
Kim has recently completed the 8 x 1 hour drama series Wakefield as director with Jocelyn Moorhouse, produced by Jungle Entertainment for ABC/BBC Studios, screening April 2021, and he is currently in production directing the drama series Fires, EPs Tony Ayres, Liz Watts and Belinda Chayko, for ABC and NBC Universal.
Kim and Sylvia are currently developing projects with partners including HanWay Films, Tom Hardy's Hardy Son & Baker, Animal Logic Entertainment and Ridley Scott's Scott Free.
Their drama feature The Rocket won over 45 awards including three at the Berlin Film Festival (including Best Debut Feature and the Crystal Bear), three at Tribeca (Best Narrative Feature, Best Actor, the Audience Award), and the Audience Award at over a dozen film festivals including Sydney, Melbourne and AFI Fest LA.
It was selected for Sundance Film Forward, has 97% “Fresh” score on Rotten Tomatoes and has sold to over 40 countries including theatrical release in US, Canada, UK and Australia.
Their feature documentary Bomb Harvest screened five times on ABC, was theatrically released around Australia and was called “absolutely stunning”, “wildly entertaining, breathlessly tense”, and “incredibly powerful" by Australia’s film critics. It has sold to TV in over 35 countries including Discovery. They have also produced and directed numerous award-winning long form documentaries and drama for SBS TV.
Red Lamp Films is currently developing:
- thriller romance Wildlands, writers Kim Mordaunt and John Collee (Master and Commander, Hotel Mumbai), producers Tom Hardy (The Revenant, Dunkirk, Mad Max Fury Road), Dean Baker (Taboo) and Sylvia Wilczynski with Hardy Son & Baker and HanWay, starring Matthias Schoenaerts (Rust and Bone, The Danish Girl, The Old Guard).
- Vietnam War drama One Crowded Hour, based on the best-selling book by Tim Bowden, writers Kim Mordaunt and John Collee, with producer Todd Fellman (Daybreakers).
- the 8 x 1hour drama series Chasing the Dragon, based on the ground-breaking book The Politics of Heroin by Alfred W McCoy, with EQ Media;
- family fantasy film Monster Nanny based on the best-selling Finnish book by Tuutikki Tolonen, with Animal Logic Entertainment (Peter Rabbit) and Scott Free, producer Ridley Scott (Alien, Gladiator, The Martian).