About Us

Storyteller Digital is the distribution arm of Storyteller Media Group which is a multi-award winning, producer and distributor of quality Factual Content for all platforms TV, Internet and Mobile. We also produce corporate presentations, documentaries and mini clips for websites.

Our talented staff can either fully produce your broadcast, corporate and multimedia projects, or provide production, post-production, production management and/or a consultancy services.

All our production and post-production facilities are available for hire.

Corporate Profile

Storyteller is one of Australia’s premier independent producers and distributors of rich media content, with a client list including prominent broadcasters including, BBC, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, National Geographic International, ITV, ABC, SBS Foxtel, Seven and Nine Networks.

Storyteller also produces corporate documentaries, presentations and training videos and website clips.

Clients in this area include Oceanfast, the builders of ‘Aussie Rules’ (golfer Greg Norman’s spectacular luxury yacht), the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian De-mining, Anchor Foods and others.

Company Background

Storyteller began its corporate life in 1988 as Storyteller Productions, created by media entrepreneur, Mike Searle. Productions include the acclaimed multi award winning wildlife series ‘Before It’s Too Late’ this endangered species documentary series, exploring the plight of endangered species worldwide and looks at the people and organisations who are battling to save them before it’s too late. Today the series forms the backbone to an innovative knowled sharing and fund rasing portal for the world’s conservation organisations. www.beforeitstoolate.org . Our library of endangered species vision and stills is exceptional and is part of the ARKIVE Collection a BBC/WildScreen initiative.

Storyteller is also signatory to the United Nations Global Compact. The United Nations Global Compact is an initiative to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, and to report on them. Under the Compact, companies are brought together with UN agencies, labour groups and civil society

The Global Compact was officially launched at UN Headquarters in New York on July 26, 2000. As of 2006, it includes more than 2,500 companies from all regions of the world, as well as [a smaller number of international labour and civil society organizations. There are ten principles that Businesses should uphold:

Principle 1: Support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights;
Principle 2: Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses. Labour Standards
Principle 3: the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and
Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in employment and occupation.
Principle 7: support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote environmental responsibility; and
Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

Storyteller its staff and principals strive to adhere to these principals.
The Global Compact Office is supported by six UN agencies: the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights; the United Nations Environment Programme; the International Labour Organization; the United Nations Development Programme; the United Nations Industrial Development Organization; and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

In 1998, Storyteller added the successful cryptozoology series, ‘Animal X’ to its core production slate. In 2001, the feel-good animal series, ‘Animal Allies’ was added. These two series have enjoyed a significant international following and each now consist of 26 episodes. Since then we have added a large number of single one off documentaries and our acclaimed ratings winner ANIMAL X – NATURAL MYSTERY UNIT.

Today we have produced around $25 million dollars worth of Factual Programming.

Awards

Storyteller is the only production company in Western Australia to have won the WA Export Awards for Arts and Entertainment four times, resulting in Storyteller being inducted into the Exporters Hall of Fame. Our documentaries have received more than 50 international awards for excellence in production and photographic techniques.

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