Mothers of Mindima (2019)

Half-hour documentary directed by Simon Cunich

Breeding pigs, growing sweet potatoes and preparing for one of the most spectacular displays of culture on Earth. In the highlands of Papua New Guinea a group of women is fighting (and dancing) to keep their culture alive.

Documentaries for SBS Viceland

Since 2016 Simon has been a contributing shooter-producer the The Feed, producing more than 20 documentaries about everything from competitive dog grooming to racist vigilantism.

Watch them here.


Maratus (2015)

When a garbage collector took a photo of a tiny colourful spider he had no idea how it would change his life.

WINNER: Audience Award, Stronger Than Fiction; Best Short Documentary, Antenna Film Festival; Best Film, Scinema International Science Film Festival.

Watch the film on iView here or at simoncunich.com.au/maratus

Stumbling in Hillary's Footsteps (2013)

Half-hour documentary for the ABC

Directed and shot by Simon Cunich

On the eve of his 60th birthday, veteran comic performer, Jean-Paul Bell, confronts his lifelong dream to lead a circus troupe through the foothills of Mount Everest. He is tracing the footsteps of his childhood hero, Sir Edmund Hillary, who helped build schools through the region after climbing Everest. But taking comedy to extreme heights takes more than Jean-Paul expected. Aired on ABC1 in May 2013. See promo below.


Growing Change (2012)

Feature documentary

Directed and shot by Simon Cunich

This one hour documentary explores Venezuela's experiment to grow a fair and sustainable food system. 

Winner Best Documentary, Shark Island Documentary Foundation

Official Selection Costa Rica International Documentary Festival, Environmental Film Festival Washington DC, Transition Film Festival, Sydney Fringe Festival, Latin American Film Festival Ireland.