Shark Island Productions Pty Ltd

Documentary Films

Sydney, New South Wales


About Shark Island Productions

Shark Island Productions is an award winning independent documentary company based in Sydney. Shark Island Productions aims to educate, entertain and make a significant social impact with their films. They create extensive education, outreach and community engagement campaigns to draw attention to a number of important social issues and make a difference. Shark Island builds strategic partnerships with foundations, philanthropists and not-for-profit organizations to connect with a broader audience and bring about sustainable social change. They consistently and regularly measure the impact of their films within the communities that they work.

We are a purpose driven independent documentary production company seeking to create meaningful social change. Through our community of philanthropic foundations and not for profit organisations we seek to leverage the power of great documentaries as a force for good. We love coming to work each day believing that change is possible.

The Change We Seek®

Through their documentaries, Shark Island Productions seeks to draw attention to a number of important social issues within Australia and internationally. Shark Island builds communities of influence around the art of documentary filmmaking and storytelling, and through artistic collaborations, engaged philanthropy, and collective impact, they seek to create meaningful social change.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

October 2013

Company Score

Median Score*



The Environment section of the Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities; materials, resource, and energy use; and emissions. Where applicable, it also considers a company's transportation/distribution channels and environmental impact of its supply chain. This section also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure, or consult to solve environmental problems.



The Worker section of the survey assesses the company's relationship with its workforce. This section measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, and ownership opportunities provided to workers. It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices.



The Customers section of the Assessment measures the impact a company has on its customers. The section focuses on whether a company sells products or services that promote public benefit, and if those products/services are targeted towards serving underserved populations. Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises).



The Community section of the survey assesses a company's impact on its community. The Community section evaluates a company's supplier relations, diversity, and involvement in the local community. The section also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable giving. In addition, this section includes if a company's product or service is designed to solve a social issue, including access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity, arts, and increasing the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises.



The Governance section of the Assessment evaluates a company's accountability and transparency. The section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

Overall B Score

80 out of 200 is eligible for certification

*Of all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

*Median scores will not add up to overall

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