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Firestick Films

About Us

Founded in 2012 and based in the beautiful state of South Australia it is an independent film production company.  We create, develop and produce feature films with a high focus on in house projects ideally in the genres of drama, thriller, suspense and Horror.  


We thrive on quality production and character-driven storytelling. We know that telling a great story takes more than just beautiful shots, but connecting with an audience. We are fueled by crafting quality work, inspiring others and leaving a legacy that we’re proud of.


           Thibul Nettle

Thibul Nettle is a Nyoongar man and belongs to the Bibbulam and Whadjuk people of Perth Western Australia. After years of writing lyrical story-driven solo songs, Thibul started production company Firestick Films in 2014. Thibul’s debut feature film FRIENDSHIP, LOVE AND LOYALTY which he wrote, co-produced and starred in, won awards at the Australian Screen Industry Network (ASIN) Awards Brisbane 2014 for Best Screenplay, Best Feature Film, plus Runner up Best Actor. In 2016 Thibul was selected for South Australian Film Corporation's “Aboriginal Short Film Initiative”. He made THE PROTECTORS with producer Tess O’Flaherty from Happy Heart Productions. In 2018 THE PROTECTORS was picked up as Official Selection for the 2018 Revolution Perth International Film festival. SAFC supported Thibul with funding on another short - FREEDOM, which screened at the 2018 Adelaide Film Festival. In 2019 he made his directorial feature film debut on a micro-budget, FATE OF THE NIGHT, which is available to watch on Tubi TV and other online distribution platforms. Thibul completed a Director’s Attachment on ‘Firebite’ and has strong aspirations to bring First Nations stories to the world. Thibul recently acted in and produced the micro-budget horror film SPITHOOD, which is set for release later in 2023.

Firestick Films Production Partners

South Australian Film Corporation

Ozflix Tv

Spacequake Entertainment

Happy Heart Productions

Indie Rights Films

Untold Productions

Scuti Productions

Bayview Entertainment  USA

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