about-us

About Us

Cascade Films is a Melbourne based production company owned by filmmakers Nadia Tass and David Parker, producing high quality television and feature films.

Established in 1983, Cascade has produced a series of acclaimed feature films.  MALCOLM  and THE BIG STEAL (both written by Parker and directed by Tass) are considered Australian classics.  Other titles include: RIKKY & PETE, AMY, MATCHING JACK, IRRESISTIBLE, THE GATES OF HELL, FATAL HONEYMOON, and the ABC/BBC mini-series STARK.

In 1986 the company diversified into facilities management with the acquisition and upgrade of the Melbourne Film Studio, a world class sound stage and associated production offices and facilities.  Productions that were housed at the Melbourne Film Studio include: The Man From Snowy River, Muriel’s Wedding, Stark, The Thin Red Line, Shine, Lightning Jack, Noah’s Ark, Death in Brunswick, Moby Dick, Hercules Returns, Proof, Mr Reliable, The Big Steal, Road Games, Quigley Down Under, The Book of Revelations, Ghost Rider, Ned Kelly, Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story, Phoenix, The Secret Life of Us, Ocean Girl, Thunderstone, Horace & Tina, Pirate Islands, Wicked Science, Dying Breed, Empire Falls.

In 2008 Cascade acquired 171 Ferrars St, South Melbourne which was developed into a film and television production office and post-production facility. Productions include: Bogan Pride, Saved, Matching Jack, Hawke, Conspiracy 365, Small Time Gangster, House Husbands, True Story, Holding The Man, The Menkoff Method, Dangerous Remedy, The Cup, Hungry Ghosts, Bloom, Fatal Honeymoon, The Eye of the Storm.