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Sarah Cooper
Freelance Producer
UK & Australia

Alana and I worked together on a fast turn around, online drama mini series. She is an awesome team player, full of great ideas and not afraid to get her hands dirty. She has great energy on set and is a total people person. She’s a pleasure to work with and an asset to any crew. I would highly recommend snapping her up for your project - she will no doubt have bucket loads of value to add

Cosette Paneque
Digital Communications Coordinator
BreastScreen Victoria

I worked with Black Ant Films to create a body of photos and videos for a project. Alana and her team were easy to work with, understood what we needed, and delivered everything on time. I enjoyed watching them work and seeing them interact with our staff and consumer representatives. She made everyone feel comfortable in front of the camera. I'd love to work with Alana again.

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Bruce Walters
The Situation Room

I've worked with Alana on Numerous occasions, and she's not only a fantastic person to have on a team due to what she brings in regard to her professional skills, but also from a personality perspective. In terms of her professionalism, she's incredibly hard working, has a fantastic passion for her craft which infects all around her, and will just keep going until the the job is done, the shot is in the can, or the production is complete. She takes on all tasks within her remit and then searches for what more to do to help a project. In terms of personality she's a fantastically positive person to have around and a real asset to any team or group.

Emma Patterson
Marketing & Communications Officer
Moonee Valley City Council

Alana is a truly creative soul and is highly detail-oriented in everything she creates. From documenting corporate content such as Council’s fortnightly meetings, through to designing animations and video series for social media campaigns, Alana finds a way to bring the human element out. Alana is a natural storyteller which is evident in the way she works and reflected in the final product which is of an extremely high standard and always engaging for Council’s diverse audiences.
When filming, Alana’s unique warmth and empathy makes all of her subjects feel relaxed and at home in front of her lens. Alana makes such beautiful content because it’s not just her job but her creative outlet. I couldn’t recommend her highly enough to others and continue to do just that whenever anyone says they need a content creator.

Fiona Ivits
Head of Communications

Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Alana is a skilled and creative videographer, who has worked with the Climate Council on a number of projects that showcased the amazing work going on in communities around the country tackling climate change. Alana is a dream to work with, produces high quality, on-spec work and is great at setting talent at ease and getting the best out of them.

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David Finnegan
Creative Director

I couldn't recommend Alana more highly. I have had the pleasure of working with her for many years now and in that time she has been the consummate professional. Always willing to push the boundaries, nothing is ever too difficult. Her attention to detail and commitment to getting the very best shot is second to none. She's great with clients and other crew and always has a smile on her face. I can confidently always rely on Alana either working alongside me or if I need her to go it alone on a job.

Hayden Bevis
Creative Director
Posterboy Media

We have collaborated with the team at Black Ant for multiple projects. They are always professional and deliver high quality work. Would highly recommend for anyone looking at film production, especially if you require a team that are personable and reliable.

Victoria Fratin
Senior Communications Advisor

The Climate Council

I've had the pleasure of working with Black Ant Films on a number of projects over the years and am always impressed by their work ethic, output and stunning videography. Not only does Alana produce top quality stuff, she's a wonderful person to work alongside with.

Justine Javier Long
Freelance Producer
Australia & The Phillipines

As a producer who has worked with Alana on a feature documentary, I can attest to the fact that she is a consummate professional. She is extremely skilled and multi-talented, but above all, she is an absolute pleasure to have on set and a joy to work with. Looking forward to our next project(s) together! Highly recommend

Julie Wright
Creative Producer
ArtPlay - City of Melbourne

Alana is a highly skilled creative filmmaker. I would highly recommend working with Alana as a filmmaker, videographer, and editor. She has great vision and skill for all types of film projects or videography. Alana is a great communicator too.

Ingrid Busittil
Marketing & Media Officer
Laverton College

Working with Alana was a blessing. So much knowledge and ideas which benefited endless projects we worked on together. Cannot recommend Alana enough!

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Chee Wei Tay
Music Director
De Claffer Music Productions

I had the privilege of hiring Alana as a Cinematographer and Editor on a series of award winning short documentaries that were filmed in Texas, USA. She's extremely passionate and creative in her craft and has a great eye to get the best looking shot possible.
I would Highly recommend Alana for your projects!

Petro Tsalikis
Communications Manager
Neighbourhood Houses Victoria

For each project we collaborated on, Alana’s work always exceeded what I ever envisioned the final product to be. Her skills and knowledge are world class, as is her creativity and attention to detail. I am incredibly proud of the projects we worked on together during our time at Moonee Valley Council. We were able to elevate Council’s communications to a whole new level thanks to Alana’s involvement, and it paid off with higher social media engagement and happy stakeholders. For her it’s not just a job, it’s a passion for her craft, and that’s reflected in her commitment to always deliver the best outcome possible.

Philip Bateman
Managing Director
Bravo Charlie

Alana is my go to for my competent, reliable, professional video work, that will be delivered on budget and on time. Her ethics underpin her professional ability and I have no hesitation in recommending or working with her.

Doreen Nguyen
Product Manager/Producer

Alana is a talented, caring individual who puts 100% into her work. Her sense of ownership, coupled with her experience managing a wide range of stakeholders gives her the advantage of being able to balance executing true creative work, whilst meeting business requirements. She is proactive and has an eye for detail.
I have worked on a few projects together with Alana and have always felt confident and reassured we would achieve an excellent output whenever we had the opportunity to work together.

Angela Belot
Freelance Producer

Alana is not only an amazing cinematographer, editor, problem solver and creative, she is also an amazing communicator and team player. I had the pleasure of hiring Alana on many occasions for various jobs such as Melbourne Fashion Week, an array of corporate videos and various editing jobs. Being on set with her, always made my job as Producer so much easier. Alana is a natural leader and creator, bringing so much passion and skill to every shot she organises and captures. I've had the pleasure of also working with Alana in post-production. Alana brings in such helpful and thought out perspectives to every element of the job. Her attention to detail is sharp and nothing is missed. Her collaborative nature and her sense of beauty has always made her a pleasure to not only work with, but be around.

Brian Jones

Black Ant Films did an amazing job on our Sproutli introduction video. They organised actors and locations that suited exactly what we needed and we are really happy with the finished product!

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Justin Mead
Vegan Style

Alana Tompson is a true professional, easy to work with and accommodating of your needs, yet is incredibly thorough with great attention to detail. She is very creative and has wonderful ideas which add value to her work. Her experience on both sides of the camera gives another dimension to her work.

William Scott
Aussie Farmers Group, WHAS Investments

Alana Tompson is a creative pragmatic thought leader. She specialises in conscious video disruption. A natural leader and creative. I would recommend Alana as a deliverer of visually rich video movements. Bravery and humility come naturally to those with integrity. Black Ant Films deliver high quality and graceful communication strategies.

Danielle Singleton
TV + Content

I'm a producer and have collaborated on numerous projects with Alana in the past and am always impressed by her dedication and innovative ideas. She always has a good sense of what the client wants and goes above and beyond expectations.

Eliza Kendall
Clinical Hypnotherapist

Black Ant Films helped my business by making me an introduction video to my workshop. I must say I'm super impressed with the final result and the benefits it has shown for my business.

The video is so professional and my friends are congratulating me about it. Alana helped me to feel at ease immediately in front of the camera with her professional, calm, warm and friendly manner.
I'm a producer and have collaborated on numerous projects with Alana in the past and am always impressed by her dedication and innovative ideas. She always has a good sense of what the client wants and goes above and beyond expectations.

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