Founded by producing-duo Kristina Ceyton and Samantha Jennings, Causeway Films focuses on the development and production of entertaining, socially relevant stories that allow original and diverse voices to achieve international success. Causeway launched with globally acclaimed THE BABADOOK which premiered at Sundance 2014 and produced Jennifer Kent’s follow up feature THE NIGHTINGALE winning the Special Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival 2019.
Causeway's credits include Goran Stolevski's feature debut YOU WON’T BE ALONE (Sundance 2022, Focus Features, Australia’s official submission for Best International Feature Film at the 2022 Academy Awards®) and his follow up OF AN AGE which won the 2022 MIFF@Cinefest Oz Film Prize (MIFF 2022, Focus Features), as well as BLAZE by dual Archibald Prize winning artist Del Kathryn Barton, starring Simon Baker (Tribeca 2022, Sydney Film Festival Competition, Mk2 Films) and South African psychological horror GOOD MADAM by Jenna Cato Bass (TIFF 2021, Shudder).
Causeway’s latest feature TALK TO ME by YouTube sensation RackaRacka premiered at Sundance where it sold to A24, followed by screenings at Berlinale and SXSW, and opened theatrically in July 2023, becoming A24’s top genre release in North America.
Causeway’s previous features include Australia’s first Netflix Original CARGO (2017), starring Martin Freeman, and BUOYANCY (2019) which premiered at the Berlinale and was Australia’s official submission for Best International Feature Film at the 2020 Academy Awards®. Causeway also co-produced Stolevski's third feature HOUSEKEEPING FOR BEGINNERS (Venice 2023, Winner of the Queer Lion).
Causeway’s feature films have won multiple awards at Venice, Berlinale, New York Film Critics Circle, to name a few, as well as numerous Australian Academy Awards (AACTAs).