We are a team of creative professionals who work passionately on world class films with a primary belief that media can shape society for the better. We come from all walks of life with various skill sets enabling a well researched pre-production phase is followed by an optimum on-set experience. Our energetic and thorough post-production delivery ensures an efficient distribution and marketing strategy.
Mack Lindon: Writer/Co-Director
Emma Lindon: Co - Director/Production Manager
John Stefanatos: Board Member - Executive Producer
Molly Hale: Producer
Shale Sutherland: Assistant Director
Jack Higgins: Post Production Supervisor
Mack writes and directs for Vision Pictures Australia. He has written a number of feature film scripts, television pilots and short stories. His directorial debut, RISE was theatrically released across Australia and New Zealand by Pinnacle Films, over a number of platforms including Blockbuster, Retail outlets, Qantas Airlines & Channel 9. RISE has since gained global distribution by SONY Pictures under Vision Films (California). Apart from his first passion of acting and filmmaking, Mack has also completed a Bachelor of Nursing where he took his skills to HIV sufferers in remote villages of Uganda, Africa. His book 'The Warrior Within' has been earmarked as spiritual classic. You may even see him regularly on the TV starring in TVC's.
Emma’s experience ranges from the aviation industry (Virgin Australia) to hospitality and law, all of which have given her great understanding of a fast-paced and high-end environment. She spent ten years in the professional sport industry in Public Relations, Communications with the Richmond Football club & Media Liaison & Contracts with the Freemantle Football club. The Foster's Group took Emma on in events, management & sponsorship before been offered a role as personal assistant to BP's managing director. Emma instead to join Mack on his quest to bring positive media to audiences. Emma’s role as Production Manager has given her a broader understanding of the industry and a fervour to see Vision Pictures Australia become an established production company in the film industry.
John joined Vision Pictures Australia five years ago at the inception of Mack's debut feature film RISE and currently oversees the films continuing successful global distribution. His attention to detail in all facets of business and marketing from ground level to the boardroom makes John a valuable asset to the production company. He has built successful businesses from the ground up for the past twenty years and his very approachable personality aids communication between production departments. John currently owns and operates two successful companies on the Gold Coast.
Molly has recently joined Vision Pictures Australia and is rapidly learning the ropes of her Producer's role as Executive Assistant to the Director's. She is also studying a Business and Events Management Degree at Southern Cross University. Already covering all aspects of pre-production, production and post, Molly has a track record of proven initiative, passion and drive, all paramount assets to the team at VPA.
Shale joined Vision Pictures internship program in 2017, specifically focusing on Creative Directing. She has shined as a creative pro in training with her 'teachable spirit' propelling her very quickly into understanding all aspects of the directing process. Confident and careful in her approach to the creative process with the critical element of initiative, Shale is already becoming a familiar face around the Vision Pictures team.
Jack heads up our post-production department from Sydney, overseeing editing, VFX, colour grade, music and sound. Graduating from QUT with a BFA Honours in Film and Screen Production, Jack has filled a variety of post production roles, specialising in vision editing and motion graphics. He also has previous experience working at a range of broadcasters, such as Ten, Sky News, and WIN TV. Putting his talents to work on a variety of short films and media, Jack has edited Music video clips for bands such as Ball Park Music and Emma Louise as well as taking out the award for Best Editor at the 2012 Queensland New Filmmaker Awards. Jack edited and supervised the entire post production workflow for Australian feature film RISE and is currently overseeing the strategic step by step to DUNAMIS.