Wonderland Productions is a New South Wales production company owned by Claire Haywood and Kingston Anderson. Based on the south coast on beautiful Jerrinja country, we will go anywhere a great story takes us, and are passionate about creating emotional stories that explore compelling worlds and fresh, diverse characters. Through comedy, drama or documentary - long form or short - we promise to move, inspire and entertain.
(Duration: 75 mins)
A feature documentary by Sascha Ettinger Epstein and Claire Haywood.
With the oldest working brothel
in remote Kalgoorlie facing extinction, Madam Carmel and her longest serving sex worker BJ, are bound together by the past, and by their precarious future.
World Premiere Sydney Film Festival June 2017. WINNER SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL BEST AUSTRALIAN DOCUMENTARY
CHAN & DEE'S DRINK TANK
(Duration 14:37 mins)
View all 6 episodes on Youtube
Beauty salon owner Chanel is feeling invisible at 50, so she creates her very own chat show. She enlists the help of her old school pals from Kinkytoppers Ladies College to co- host the show. But as the past catches up with Chanel and the set erupts in mayhem, Chan's dark roots are exposed.
Directed by Claire Haywood
Starring Helen O'Connor as Chanel
With Tracy Mann, Rhonda Doyle,Louise McCabe, Di Smith, Linden Wilkinson, Suzie Dougherty, Deborah Galanos, Dina Panozzo, Sue Smithers, Nicole Warner and Emily Weare. Selected for Best Onlune Series in competition at Gold Coast Film Festival 2021and winner Indiefest Merit Award for Web Series and Women Filmmakers.
Created by Helen O'Connor, Claire Haywood & Louise McCabe.
Written by Claire Haywood & Helen O'Connor. Directed by Claire Haywood. Produced by Claire Haywood & Kingston Anderson.
(Duration: 53 mins)
A bio-documentary about the life and times of Indigenous activist Gordon Briscoe. Directed by Claire Haywood. Produced by Kingston Anderson.
Commissioned by NITV.
Distributed by Ronin Films
TAXI SCHOOL SERIES
(Duration 4 x 26 mins)
The fastest way to get ahead for new arrivals to Australia is to get behind the wheel of a taxi. Taxi School follows 4 students - refugees and migrants - as they face the emotional, linguistic and cultural challenges of migration.
Written and directed by Claire Haywood
Produced by Kingston Anderson
Broadcast and distributed by SBS 2009.
Freeing the Song (27 mins)
Written, directed & edited by Claire Haywood, Produced by Kingston Anderson & Claire Haywood
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DEBI MARSHALL INVESTIGATES: FROZEN LIES
(Duration: 48 mins)
Investigative crime journalist Debi Marshall explores one of Australia’s unsolved murders - the case of the Lawyer in the Freezer. Is this case a gross miscarriage of justice which led to the lawyer’s execution, for which his lover David Szach spent years in jail? Debi embarks on an investigation into a terrifying web of abductions, serial killings and cover-ups. An original Wonderland series, created by Claire Haywood & Debi Marshall. Episode 1 co-directed by Claire Haywood.
Table for One? by Claire Haywood
Follows two couples over the course of a year as they stumble through the singles scene, from their pick ups to their break ups. A comedy about sexual politics and the 'me' generation.
Performing rights enquires: 0419635356
Published by Currency Press 1995