Lecture in language


Tim Cole (AUS)

filmmaker, producer and co-founder of Small Island Big Song project

„We can learn how to live sustainably on our small island – the Earth.“


Tim Cole is an Australian Filmmaker and Music Producer who has been specialising on cross cultural projects since producing ‘Not Drowning Wavings’’, landmark album & DVD ‘Tabaran’ in Papua New Guinea. Along with his partner BaoBao Chen, the two created the unique project Small Island Big Song, uniting indigenous musicians sharing an ancient seafaring ancestry across the Pacific & Indian Oceans. They launched the project in 2015 and have been independently recording and filming with over a hundred musicians across Asia, Pacific and Indian Oceans since. The album Small Island Big Song was released in July 2018.

  Tim studied filmmaking at Melbourne University, subsequently perusing an interest in poetic and non-narrative filmmaking. As expressed in his 2014 directorial debut ‘Vanuatu Women’s Water More…

Meet Tim Cole (AUS)

Small Island Big Song - Project Trailer