Flying Kite Pictures creates original documentary, factual and drama projects for domestic and international markets. We love to blend genres, styles and formats to create bold and exciting shows that pack an emotional punch and keep viewers glued to their screens, however large… or small.
Company Principal: Vanna Morosini
Vanna began her professional career in Italy working in the Rome based production office of Italian documentary filmmaker Carlo Alberto Pinelli. She has worked in television in the UK and Australia, where she produced and directed various short films, a series of documentaries in the South Australian prison system “Tales from Within: Nine Women of Northfield” and “Straight Talk”, and production managed the one hour documentary “Missing Presumed Dead”, broadcast on ABC TV and Foxtel. She co-created and co-produced the pilot for the documentary series “Snake Wars” with Beyond Productions, financed by Foxtel, A&E International and the South Australian Film Corporation, and she created, wrote and series produced "Are You Tougher than Your Ancestors?", the highly successful ABC Me original factual series produced with support from the ABC, the Australian Children’s Television Foundation and the South Australian Film Corporation. The 2020 AACTA Award nominated series was a professional jury prize winner at the Oscar pre-qualified 2020 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, a double nominee (in Best Factual Television Series and Best Children’s Television Program) and winner of the Best Factual Television Series category at the 2020 ATOM Awards, and a special merit winner at the AEAF 2020 Awards.
Vanna holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Film from the University of NSW, Honours (First Class) and a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Adelaide and an Advanced Diploma in Screenwriting: Series Television from the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS).