High Commendation

High Commendation at the 2018 National Trust (QLD) Heritage Award:

Sunshine Coast Council was awarded a high commendation at the 2018 National Trust (Qld) Heritage Awards in the Agency Conservation Programs category for its Cultural Heritage programs.

The three programs nominated by council in the award submission were:

  1. From the Mountains to the Sea: A curated exhibition in partnership with the community, creating a sense of place and belonging to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Naming of the Sunshine Coast.
  2. Sunshine Coast Open House: A celebration the region’s architecture, offering behind-the-scenes free access to some of the Coast’s iconic buildings.
  3. Digital Stories and Films: Regional community stories connecting generations through knowledge, imagery and landscape.

Source Media produced Digital Stories with Sunshine Coast Council for all of the nominated categories that received the award.



Award for Excellence

Award for Excellence

At the LGMA Awards for Excellence Sunshine Coast Council won the Workplace Wellbeing category for our FRESHminds program. The award recognises our FRESHminds program as being at the forefront of Local Government best practice in promoting a mentally healthy workplace.

This award is something that council and Source Media are proud of as it really validates the creation of our FRESHminds video and the courage of the video participants in telling their personal stories.


Producing Videos Textbook

Producing Videos a complete guide…

Source Media was asked by leading video producer,  lecturer and author Martha Mollison to contribute to the new edition of ‘Producing Videos – A Complete Guide’ through Allen & Unwin.

Producing Videos by Martha Mollison

In collaboration with Goorie Vision  they wrote the chapter  ‘Video for Empowerment’ about running traditional knowledge recording workshops.

Producing Videos has been called the ‘bible’ of video making and is used throughout Australia as a University textbook.  A bestseller over many years, it offers a comprehensive and user friendly guide to all aspects of video production, and is sold worldwide to students, teachers and enthusiasts of digital media technology.


Keeping Australia Alive

Our cameraman filmed all the segments of the Lady Cilento Childrens Hospital, Brisbane for ITV/ABC’s Keeping Australia Alive Documentary. A landmark documentary event capturing the Australian health system in one snapshot.


Screened Worldwide

Our work has been shown on the following networks worldwide:

  • UNESCO Paris France
  • ABC
  • SBS
  • Channel 7
  • Channel 9
  • Channel 10 
  • TVNZ New Zealand
  • RAI TV Italy
  • ETV Estonia
  • GoPro Channel California
  • Yahoo 7 Online
  • Linkedin Online
  • Microsoft Online
  • Powerhouse Museum Sydney Australia
  • Woodford Festival Australia

Seven Local News

Seven Local News – Sunshine Coast

Chris Peckham of Source Media is featured on Seven Local News using the Go Pro to create unique footage for  Sunshine Beach Surf Lifesaving Club.