James Vlassakis

Carver Films launched as a partnership between producers Anna McLeish and Sarah Shaw. Carver is an independent, Melbourne-based development and production company specialising in international film and television. 

Recent productions include 2017 AACTA-award winning TV drama Sunshine and Eddie Martin's feature documentary Have You Seen The Listers?, which is now available to stream on Netflix

Carver is currently in post-production on Relic, Natalie Erika James’ debut feature, which is being produced in partnership with Nine Stories’ Jake Gyllenhaal and Riva Marker, and AGBO’s Anthony and Joe Russo.

Prior to Carver, McLeish and Shaw ran Warp Films Australia. Together they produced Justin Kurzel’s Snowtown which premiered in competition at Critics Week, Cannes 2011; Mark Albiston and Louis Sutherland’s New Zealand-set Shopping (Sundance, Berlin 2013) and Ariel Kleiman’s Partisan starring Vincent Cassel, which premiered in World Dramatic Competition at Sundance 2015.

Carver is a recipient of Screen Business Ventures support provided by Film Victoria.