Daybreak Films works with other artists, filmmakers, performance companies and creative agencies on commissioned works that range from large scale installations, films for live performance and archival film production.
Daybreak Films has worked extensively within the performance, cultural and exhibitions sectors creating, developing and curating exhibition content and single and multi-screen moving image work for festivals, performance and exhibition spaces.
The company has worked with major cultural organizations including Arts House, the Melbourne International Festival of the Arts, Malthouse Theatre, Museo Italiano and Museum Victoria to develop and create content for events and exhibitions such as URBANology, murundak, Dirtsong, Seven Songs to Leave Behind and New Crowned Hope (Vienna, Austria).
As individual artists, the directors Rhys Graham and Natasha Gadd have worked extensively in creating and exhibiting multi-screen works in institutions such as AGNSW, Gertrude Contermporary Art Space, Melbourne Museum and City Library. Their work is also collected in the Bauhaus Archiv, The National Portrait Gallery and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image.
Daybreak works closely with artists, theatres and production companies in creating performance films and archival productions. These have included multi camera filmed versions of productions including Malthouse Theatre's Threepenny Opera, Optimism, Woyzeck and Tis Pity She's a Whore, Hayloft Theatre's Baal and Thyestes and Black Sequin's Madeleine among many others.