We are an Australian production company that specialise in factual formats and documentaries.

Our focus is on different and interesting ways to tell stories and entertain people.

We choose our projects and our partners very carefully.


Joined Up Films is a factual television production company located in Perth, Western Australia. Joined Up specialises in factual entertainment and documentary programming with a focus on developing, producing and exporting returnable factual television formats.

Joined Up has produced a broad range of factual programs for the domestic and international market, including the award winning format Who’s Been Sleeping In My House? Joined Up’s latest factual format Australia’s Secret Heroes has recently been commissioned by SBS for a second series.

In recognition of Joined Up’s expertise in creating original factual formats, Joined Up was selected to be part of Screen Australia’s prestigious Enterprise program. Since receiving Enterprise funding Joined Up has fast tracked the development of a significant slate of factual formats across multiple genres including children’s programming.

Jacqueline Willinge -  Managing Director

Jacqueline Willinge brings 20 years of commercial, legal and independent factual production experience.

Jacqueline’s expertise includes raising finance, commercial law, corporate governance and delivering major projects on time and on budget across multiple markets.  Most recently Jacqueline has worked as an Executive Producer on the highly acclaimed factual format Who’s Been Sleeping In My House? Series 3 (ABC) and Australia’s Secret Heroes (SBS).

Dan Brown – Creative Director

As a Co-founder and Creative Director of Joined Up Films, Dan brings 20 years of television and independent factual production experience.  Dan is the driving force behind the development department and recently series produced Australia’s Secret Heroes (SBS) and Who’s Been Sleeping In My House? Series 3 (ABC).

UK born and raised, Dan moved to Perth over 10 years ago having worked for broadcasters all over the world. For the last 8 of those 10 years he rose steadily through the ranks at the ABC in Perth where he finished up executive producing around 100 hours of content.

Darren Hutchinson – Development Executive

Darren Hutchinson is a Development Executive at Joined Up Films helping to craft big ideas into smart engaging programs for the domestic and international market.

Darren got his start in television working for the ABC, and then worked in the UK on a diverse mix of factual formats for a variety of international broadcasters including the hit BAFTA winning series Long Lost Family (ITV). Darren has worked as a director and development producer on a variety documentary projects for the ABC, SBS, Wall To Wall TV (UK).

Anthony Willinge
Joan Peters
Denise Eriksen
Michel Rodrigue