Documentaries for SBS VICELAND

The following is a selection of documentaries produced, shot and edited by Simon Cunich for The Feed, SBS VICELAND.


Simon was announced as a finalist in the United Nations Day Media Awards 2018 for two stories, FIGHTING DISBELIEF: CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME and GROWING UP TOUGH (produced with Marc Fennell).

The Rolling Ground

A short film written and directed by Simon Cunich

Synopsis: A cassette tape and a map send Sarah into the unforgiving Snowy Mountains and into the puzzle of her family's past.

BEST FILM & BEST SOUND DESIGN, Canberra Short Film Festival 2018 (Canberra category)

BEST FOREIGN SHORT, Grand Budapest Film Festival 2019

NOMINEE, BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY, Byron Bay International Film Festival 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION, Warsaw Jewish Film Festival 2018

The Rolling Ground has been shortlisted for the Stellar Short Film Festival (From the festival website: “Stellar is a new, premium outdoor film festival showcasing the very best of Australian short films”).

Maratus (2015)

Simon Cunich's award-winning documentary is now available on ABC iview.

MARATUS:  a docu-mystery (2015)

MARATUS: a docu-mystery (2015)

Heirloom Films

Simon runs a service producing films for families, to celebrate and preserve the life stories of their elders. For all the information visit the Heirloom Films website.




Films about your family – for your family.

Heirloom Films produces high-quality documentaries about your loved ones. Using interviews, photos and music we create a treasure for you and generations to come.

Stumbling in Hillary's Footsteps (2013)

Half-hour documentary shot in Nepal. Broadcast on ABC TV's Compass.

Stumbling in Hillary's Footsteps (ABC Documentary, 2013)

Stumbling in Hillary's Footsteps (ABC Documentary, 2013)


Growing Change (2012)

60-min documentary shot in Venezuela and screened at festivals around the world.

Growing Change (Documentary, 2012)

Growing Change (Documentary, 2012)