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Ninti; indigenous word meaning smart, educated. 


Ninti Media is an independent film and photography company specialising in indigenous and environmental conservation documentaries as well as digital educational content. The business was born in 2013 in the APY Lands of far north-west South Australia and has produced more than a dozen documentaries broadcast on SBS, NITV, ICTV, Foxtel's Aurora Channel, Channel 44 and streamed on SBS On Demand and IndigiTUBE.


Our films and photos reflect stories told by indigenous Australians that help educate a wider Australian audience. Our belief is that a reconciled Australia can only be achieved through an educated society; one that is exposed to the nation's original culture. From the farest reaches of the continent to your loungeroom desktop, Ninti Media is your portal to the people and places you won't find on news bulletins.


Ninti Media also works with schools to train students in a variety of creative processes to produce educational multimedia content, with outcomes aligned to the Australian Curriculum. 


If you are a school, environmental organisation, community group or individual seeking to make a broadcast-quality film or produce a multi-modal photography project, Ninti Media has the industry experience and expertise. We are a two-person team and offer industry-standard freelance rates. Willing to travel to your part of the nation; write to us with any requests and to find out more. Go to our Contact page.



The Team


Dan Clarke is a professional journalist and independent film-maker. He works as a Director, Producer and Editor for Ninti Media. Dan has published articles and photos in The Australian, The Advertiser and The Big Issue and previously worked as a producer and videographer for indigenous owned NG Media, where he was trained in professional video editing on Adobe Premiere Pro CC. He studied Documentary Film Production at Langara College in Vancouver, Canada.


Amy Pysden is a professional photographer, teacher and independent film-maker. She has published photographs in hardback book Tjanpi Desert Weavers, as well as numerous Australian newspapers, magazines and websites. She works as a Producer, Editor and Director of Photography for Ninti Media. Amy spent three years teaching at Pipalyatjara Anangu School in the APY Lands in far-north west South Australia; one of the most remote schools in the nation. She studied Documentary FIlm Production at Langara College in Vancouver, Canada.   



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