Frontyard Films is the film production company of Australian documentary filmmakers Amanda 'Mandy' King and Fabio Cavadini, who have been making films together for more than 20 years. Their releases, including An Evergreen Island, Starting from Zero and A Thousand Different Angles, have shown at film festivals and on television internationally.
An Evergreen IslandEdit
An Evergreen Island (Frontyard Films, 2000) depicts life on the Pacific island of Bougainville under a military blockade. Filmmakers Amanda King and Fabio Cavadini document the resilience of a people surviving for years with virtually no trade or contact with the outside world. The film was a finalist in Short Form Documentary at Australia’s 2008 ATOM Awards.
Starting From ZeroEdit
Starting From Zero (Frontyard Films, 2002) followed the challenges faced by three exiled East Timorese on returning to their devastated homeland, during its transition into the independent country of Timor Leste. The project was made possible by funding from the Australian Film Commission and SBS TV, Australia. Starting from Zero aired on the A&E Network  in the US, and received honours at the US International Film and Video Festival.
Inge King: A Thousand Different AnglesEdit
Frontyard Films' A Thousand Different Angles(2010) surveys the work and artistic philosophies of Melbourne sculptor Inge King, a WWII refugee who was one of the influential “Centre 5”  group of Australian sculptors. The production, featuring an original jazz score, debuted on ABC TV, Australia in 2010.
Documentaries by Frontyard Films have screened at festivals, theatres and museums in Australia, Canada, England, Greece, India, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United States.
Amanda King and Fabio Cavadini are currently undertaking research for a documentary film on the life and art of internationally renowned, Melbourne-born sculptor Clement Meadmore.