Company Profile

Causeway Films is a Sydney-based production company focused on the development and production of one-of-a-kind screen content that delivers emotional impact and attracts an international audience.


Causeway’s first feature film, award-winning psychological thriller The Babadook by writer/director Jennifer Kent and starring Essie Davis (Girl with a Pearl Earring, Game of Thrones), premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2014 to great critical acclaim and phenomenal international sales.


The Babadook has won or been nominated for over 40 awards including winning the 2015 AACTA award for Best Film (shared with The Water Diviner), as well as the 2014 New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best First Film, and a British Independent Film Awards Nomination.


Causeway is currently financing three new features; Lonely Girl directed by New Zealand’s New Filmmaker of the Year Alyx Duncan, Cargo, which won first place in the Gateway LA script competition and Jennifer Kent’s second feature The Nightingale.

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