Writer Historian Producer


Will Davies began working with Film Australia (Commonwealth Film Unit) in 1972 following his graduation from the ANU.  After a stint abroad where he worked at the BBC, he established Look Film Productions in 1977. For a few years he worked freelance in the emerging Australian film industry including stints on a number of feature films including  Phar Lap, Monkey Grip and Hostage.  In 1983 he produced his first television documentary and for the next thirty years, produced a broad range of documentaries, corporate films and educational programmes, mainly for the ABC and SBS,  but for Australian commercial channels and overseas broadcasters. In 2010 he closed his Crows Nest production office after 28 years and retired to the northern beaches of Sydney where he writes, teaches, leads battlefield tours and paddles his kayak.

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Other work:

  • Will Davies is a member of the NSW Centenary of Anzac Advisory Council chaired by General Peter Cosgrove AO MC.
  • International Guild of Battlefield Guides - member
  • Lecturer, Boston University Sydney Campus
  • Battlefield tour guide and historian with Mat McLachlan’s Battlefield Tours