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Producer - Dana Marie Newell


As a producer Dana, her crew and team of freelance artists have created works for various mediums. She understands the production pipeline from concept creation to final checks and delivery and sees projects through from start to finish.

Whether it’s animation, branding video, television commercials, logo resolves and graphics packages, short films or virtual reality, Dana can pull it all together.

Adidas | Spec Commercial
Not Another Love Story | Fashion Film
The Design Coach | Testimonial Video
Jake’s Birthday | Brand Video
Aqium | TVC
Dana & Lliam’s Wedding | Doco
Peter Alexander | Spec Commercial
Dollar Curtains & Blinds | TVC
The Other | Scene
Leaps & Bounds | Spec TVC
Violence Against Women | Spec Commercial
The Logie Awards 2017 – Graphics Package
LCI Melbourne – Art & Design School | Promo Video
Certify Me | Virtual Reality
Circulon Symmetry | Infographic
Cyber Games Animation | Promo Video
Domestic Violence | Online Content
A Grief Observed | Short Film

The rattle of an unshakable fear; that we are all but left alone to fend for ourselves.

Australia Awards | Animation Infographic
Bic Lighter | TVC
Hot Day | Brand Video
Falls Creek | Infographic
Bondi Ink | Opening Titles
I own Australias Best Home | Graphics Package
Inside the Mind of a Hacker | Animation & VFX
His Story Our Story | Documentary

2014 was City on a Hill’s 7th Birthday, and to celebrate, they produced a 10min documentary looking back over the years and depicting where the church would like to be in the future.

Christmas Chicken | Short film

Christmas Chicken was written and produced for a little bit of Christmas cheer.

JC the Bouncer | Short Film

A short comedic allegory where JC is a Bouncer to the only club that matters.

Lost In the Dark | Short Film
Love Food Hate Waste | Online Video
Love Food Hate Waste | Promo Video
Mazda | Infographic
Hot Seat Millionaire | Graphics Package
Mind Star | Promo Video
New Years Eve – City of Melbourne Graphics | Promo Video
Australia, the place | Music Video

We teamed up with David Martel Corp. to create a video clip for his rendition of the Australian National Anthem to promote his Canadian tour in May.

Ninja Warrior | Graphics Package
Her Story | Animation
Pace Video Room – Case Study | Video Room
Promises | Promo Video

I was asked to create a promo video for the City on a Hill sermon series on “Promises”.

Recruitment Video | Branded content
Sleeping Beauty | Opening Title
Solar Schools | Promo Video
Strathcona Girls Grammar | Promo Video
The Divorce | Opening Titles – Textless version
The Falling | Short Film

Blinded by her heart of darkness, a woman races to escape a death sentence, running from the very thing that will set her free.

The Manufacturing Awards 2017
The Three Swords | Short Film

Logline: To save his farm from drought, a desperate father makes a deal that will leave his family broken.

Travel Guides | Infographic
Uncle May | Fashion Video

A fashion video like no other. This narrative driven story promotes more than just a label in its three part series across Instagram.

Unifil | Infographic
Young Dumb & Driving us Crazy | Opening Titles
Bose | Spec TVC
Finding the Right Track | Documentary

LOG LINE: 100 years on, are we any closer to “closing the gap”?

Nightingale ONE

Composer Nate Kohrs is a long time collaborator with me, so when he and his wife decided to move back to the States I wanted to share one last project in person together until you know… the next time we’re in the same country. It was a whirlwind idea and we only had a fewContinue reading →

Vlog 4 – Moving Forward in a Changing Industry
VLOG 1 – Your Purpose
VLOG 2 – Distribution Plan for Video Content
Vlog 3 – Just Do It | The Importance of a Postive Mindset
BLOG | How a preacher changed the ending of my story.

Film Director, Dana Newell, let’s you in on a secret that some advertisers, the media and SOME executive producers know. Certainly not the ones that think they can ride on the coat tails of Hollywood block busters with lame sequels.
Knowing this secret and understanding how to use it will help you increase your followers, your engagement, your brand awareness and even sales.


Oh my goodness did you hear what happened to that woman and her baby last week when she was walking home late at night? Do I have your attention? THIS is why storytelling is a great way to firstly, grab an audience’s attention, teach them a thing or two, and have  them remember the lessonsContinue reading →