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We work with the best creative talent from across the globe to realise compelling storytelling across feature narrative, documentary and television.

Australian based with an international focus, here at Good Thing Productions, we develop and produce projects with a clear pathway to audience.

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Nick Batzias

Founder / Managing Partner
Good Thing Productions

Nick is a long standing member of the Australian film industry. At Madman Entertainment, Nick worked in the assessment, acquisition and programming of films for Australia and New Zealand. In late 2012, Nick started the Madman Production Company (MPC), as a natural evolution into production for the business. More recently, Nick has started his own venture – Good Thing Productions, absorbing the existing slate of production and development from MPC. Production is now his primary focus.

Virginia Whitwell

Partner & Head of Production
Good Thing Productions

Virginia Whitwell is a highly experienced film practitioner and producer having been in the industry for over twenty years. She is the Head of Production and Partner at Good Thing Productions after five years as Head of Production at Madman Production Company. She has co-produced and produced many scripted and factual projects including That Sugar Film, Save Your Legs!, A Month Of Sundays and All For One. Hailing from the UK, as a freelancer she worked on numerous productions all over the world. Her extensive production experience includes projects for Warner Bros, HBO, Lucasfilm, EON, 20th Century Fox and Universal.

Charlotte Wheaton

Producer
Good Thing Productions

Charlotte started her career in the UK working with History, Discovery, National Geographic and PBS on British co-productions. Charlotte has worked on Banged up Abroad, Mark Burnett’s Blockbuster series The Bible and Ocean of Fear, scoring Discovery’s largest ever opening audience for Shark Week. Her experience has taken her from development, through scripting, location and edit producing and final delivery. Since relocating to Australia she has worked as a Producer and Production Executive on both series and one off documentaries. 

Anna Kaplan

2040 Impact Producer

Anna Kaplan is a producer and impact producer with fifteen years of screen industry experience spanning development, production, distribution and outreach. Starting her career at the BBC in London, Anna trained as a television researcher before moving to Australia to complete post-graduate studies in documentary filmmaking. She has worked extensively in independent production across documentary, narrative and animation. She is a two-time Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Award nominee and a recipient of Film Victoria’s Women in Leadership Development Fellowship (2017).

Kim Ingles

Associate Impact Producer

Kim Ingles is a documentary producer and editor with over ten years experience in the film industry. She has produced films in Australia as well as leading international campaigns across Europe, Asia and Africa. Kim’s passion lies in amplifying social and environmental issues by telling stories that educate, empower and inspire audiences to positive action. With a passion for sharing and scaling stories with a good message, Kim has also spent the past few years working as an Impact Officer with the Environmental Film Festival Australia, and as a workshops facilitator for Digital Storytellers’ Stories for Impact programs run for change-makers, social enterprises, grassroots and not-for-profit organisations, to help build storytelling capacity for impact. She has a Bachelor of Communications and a Masters degree in Creative Media (TV/Film).

At GoodThing, Kim is the associate impact producer feature documentary 2040, as well as supporting the Impact Producing across other projects on the slate.