About Us

Unicorn Films is a multi award-winning independent film production company based in Melbourne and formed by Lizzette Atkins.

Unicorn Films collaborates with some of Australia’s most experienced writers and directors, and has a slate of feature films, documentaries and television series in production, development and financing.

Lizzette Atkins

Lizzette Atkins
Producer and Company Director

Lizzette Atkins is a producer and company director of Unicorn Films. Lizzette previously worked for Dendy Films and Newvision Films as Marketing and Acquisitions Manager.

Over her career Lizzette has produced over 25 dramas, documentaries and documentary series for television and cinema, winning many local and international awards.

Her most recent feature film LOOKING FOR GRACE (2015) was selected in Official Competition at Venice Film Festival, Toronto Platform Competition and Chicago Film Festival.

Raphael Cocks
Associate Producer

Raphael is an associate producer who works across development, financing and production on Unicorn’s slate of feature films.

Raphael has a background in production and development, having worked on many film and TV projects including LOOKING FOR GRACE (2015) and AIM HIGH IN CREATION (2013). Before joining Unicorn Films, Raphael was a producer with a leading content agency, overseeing large scale commercial productions.

Rhian Skirving

Rhian Skirving
Documentary Producer

Rhian is a producer, writer, director and story producer working across all documentary genres. She and Lizzette Atkins are currently producing MY MOTHER’S LOST CHILDREN for ABC Arts/BBC Storyville.

Rhian’s recent credits include MATILDA AND ME for ABC ARTS, CHANGE MY RACE (SBS) and THE MAN WHO JUMPED (SBS).  Rhian series produced OUTBACK TRUCKERS for SevenMate and numerous adventure and archaeology series for cable networks.  In 2008 she co-produced and directed feature documentary ROCK N ROLL NERD charting Tim Minchin’s rise to comic superstar.

Elisabeth Amiel

Elisabeth Amiel
Office and Production Coordinator

Elisabeth left her native France and a career in fashion to start her film career in Melbourne from 2013. Her experience spans across short films, documentaries and TV. At Unicorn Films, Elisabeth is credited as Post & Production Coordinator on feature documentaries MOTHER WITH A GUN (2016), SNOW MONKEY (2015) and WINTER AT WESTBETH (2015).

Lizzette was previously a producer and company director at Circe Films. For Circe Films titles: www.circefilms.com.