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Adam McConvell

Bela Kusumah Kasim

Christie Buckingham


Katie Milwright ACS

Sound Recordist:

Fabrice Galli

Production and Costume Designer:

Nicki Gardiner

Production Manager:

Darren McFarlane

2nd Unit Cinematographer:

Sherwin Akbarzadeh


Uri Mizrahi


Robin Fox

Executive Producers:

Robert Connolly & Rebecca Summerton


A Maxo Studios, Bunya Productions

Savage Films production, 2019

Set against the stunning landscapes of 1930's Arnhem Land, HIGH GROUND chronicles young Aboriginal man Gutjuk, who in a bid to save the last of his family teams up with ex-soldier Travis to track down Baywara - the most dangerous warrior in the Territory, who is also his uncle. As Travis and Gutjuk journey through the outback they begin to earn each other's trust, but when the truths of Travis' past actions are suddenly revealed, it is he who becomes the hunted.

Created by:



Directed by:

Written by:

Produced by:

Stephen Maxwell Johnson &Witiyana Marika


Stephen Maxwell Johnson


Chris Anastassiades

David Jowsey

Maggie Miles

Witiyana Marika

Greer Simpkin

Stephen Maxwell Johnson


Jacob Junior Nayinggul

Simon Baker

Callan Mulvey

Aaron Pedersen

Ryan Corr

Caren Pistorius

Sean Mununggurr

Witiyana Marika

Esmerelda Marimowa

Maximillian Johnson

& Jack Thompson


Andrew Commis ACS


Jill Bilcock ACE ASE

Karryn de Cinque

Hayley Miro Browne

Production Designer:

Ross Wallace

Costume Designer:

Erin Roche

Hair, Make-Up & Prosthetics Designer:

Marie Kealy

Sound Recordist:

Nick Emond ASSG

Casting Director:

Anousha Zarkesh

1st Assistant Director:

Mark Boskell

Executive Producers:

Jonathan Nadji

Alfred Nayinggul

Adrian Gumurdul

Ryan Barrowei

Bessie Coleman

Michael Bangalang

Paul Wiegard

Trevor Kennedy

Christina Kennedy

Silvio Salom

Vasili Papanicolou

Jack Thompson

Simon Baker

Vincent Zimbardi

Brian Measey

Sabrina Santucci

Stephen Maxwell Johnson

Maxo Studios - Bunya Productions - Savage Films - Screen Australia - Film Victoria - Screen Territory - Fulcrum Media Finance - Media Super - Sunjive

 Madman Entertainment - Playtime

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