Sling & Arrow is an independent production company based in Sydney, Australia.
We develop and produce original feature films, documentary and television drama.
Sling & Arrow is producer director Juliet Lamont and cinematographer Tom Jefferson.
Producer / Director / Writer
Juliet is an award winning filmmaker who makes bold and intimate creative documentaries and drama. She is a participant in the SPAA: Ones To Watch program and is the 2013 recipient of the David and Joan Williams Documentary Fellowship which rewards creative ambition, intellectual rigour and innovation in documentary cinema. Her latest film MISS NIKKI AND THE TIGER GIRLS is the story of Burma’s first all girl band. It screened in competition at the 2012 International Documentary Festival Amsterdam and premiered in the 2013 Foxtel Australian Documentary Prize at the Sydney Film Festival receiving the Jury Special Mention.
In 2009 her debut feature documentary THE SNOWMAN was invited into competition in the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam and won the Australian Documentary Prize at the Sydney Film Festival. It was nominated for an AFI Award for Best Feature Documentary.
Her debut short film BURST was invited to screen in the prestigious Telluride Film Festival ‘Filmmakers of Tomorrow’ program.
She has studied theatre and creative writing at the Victorian College of the Arts and is a graduate of the Playwrights Studio at NIDA. She won the Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize in 1999 and was awarded the Mick Young Play Award for an emerging Australian playwright in 2002 for her play STRANGE FRUIT, which was later performed at Wharf2Loud at the Sydney Theatre Company.
Tom is a Sydney based photographer and cinematographer who works in documentary and drama. He shot the story of Burma’s first girl band MISS NIKKI AND THE TIGER GIRLS. Tom's work including that for non-government organisations (NGOs) such as Greenpeace is often seen in the printed and online press and exhibited in Australia and internationally. Tom holds a Masters Degree in Documentary Photography from the University of Sydney.