Established in 2014, NEIGHBOURHOOD is a Melbourne-based film production company dedicated to and passionate about creating authentic, story-driven work.


In between writing, producing and executing our own films and web series, we produce original work spanning branded content, TVC, web series, music videos and more for clients of all types.


In 2015 we launched our first web series, HOOD FOOD GUIDE (HFG).


As of Jan 1, 2018, HFG is now viewable on all Virgin Australia flights throughout Australia with a supporting Australia-wide food video app soon-to-be-released.


Supported by Visit Victoria, HFG received nominations for:

– Best Online Video Series at the Australian Online Video Awards 2016.
– Best Australian Non-Fiction Web Series at Melb Web Fest 2016.
– Best Editing of a Web Series at Melb Web Fest 2016.
– Best Young Business at Victorian Young Achiever Awards 2016.


Our first short film, MAALU (shot on location in Sri Lanka 2014), screened at a number of the international festivals including Melbourne International Film Festival, Palm Springs International ShortFest and Miami International Film Festival.


NEIGHBOURHOOD was founded by Sanjay De Silva, Barun Chatterjee, and Tom Nijam.