Kristina Ceyton founded Causaway Films with Samantha Jennings. Together they helped produce Jennifer Kent’s psychological thriller The Babadook (2013), which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and became an international cultural sensation as well as winning Ceyton an AACTA Award for Best Film. Causeway was subsequently awarded a Feature Enterprise grant and Gender Matters Brilliant Careers grant to foster female screen talent.
She co-produced Cargo (2017) starring Martin Freeman, which was Australia’s first Netflix Original feature film. It was released in May 2018 and nominated for five AACTA awards.
This was followed by Buoyancy which premiered at the 2019 Berlin International Film Festival where it won the Ecumenical Jury Prize. She received her first APSA nomination for Best Youth Feature Film for producing Buoyancy. She also produced Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale, which won two awards at the 2018 Venice Film Festival.