Putuparri And The Rainmakers wins CinefestOZ award

Sensible Films is proud to announce our latest feature documentary, PUTUPARRI AND THE RAINMAKERS, has been awarded top prize at the 2015 CinefestOZ Festival! The CinefestOZ Festival — which awards Australia’s richest film prize of $100,000 — is held in Western Australia, and this year’s judges included co-patron and jury chair David Wenham, actress Sarah Snook, director Wayne Blair, film producer Liz Kearney and casting director Annie Murtagh Monks. “Putuparri And The Rainmakers had a story and characters that were so compelling and emotionally engaging,” said Wenham, “told in such... Read The Rest →

Sperm Donors Anonymous premiere

Sensible Films is proud to announce the premiere screening of our latest production, SPERM DONORS ANONYMOUS, this Tuesday August 18th at 9:20pm on ABC1. Click here to visit the production’s home page where you can watch the trailer, behind the scenes videos and read about the film’s production story. Share → Tweet

Putuparri And The Rainmakers nominated for CinefestOZ’s top film prize

Announced at this year’s CinefestOZ Film Festival, PUTUPARRI AND THE RAINMAKERS has been nominated as a finalist for the festival’s top film prize. The winner will be awarded the nation’s richest prize of $100,000 for remarkable Australian feature filmmaking. The CinefestOZ Film Festival will be held between 26 – 30 August in Western Australia. Click here for more information. Share → Tweet

Gallipoli From Above Screening on Anzac Day 2015 on ABC1 at 5pm

Screening ANZAC DAY on ABC 1 at 5pm, Saturday April 25th 2015 As part of the Anzac Centenary, GALLIPOLI FROM ABOVE will screen on ABC1 at 5pm. The film will also screen in Gallipoli at Anzac Cove, and at the Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance where director Wain Fimeri will introduce the documentary. The documentary is presented by retired RAAF Intelligence Officer, Squadron Leader Hugh Dolan, who has discovered previously unseen documents that shed new light on the Gallipoli story. Many people believe that the Australians landed at dawn, on the wrong... Read The Rest →

In The Realm Of The Hackers available for purchase on DVD

After a decade since its release, In The Realm Of The Hackers is now available for purchase on DVD. Initially screened on the ABC, this story takes place in Melbourne in the late 1980′s as it delves into the underground world of  computer hacking. Click here to visit the production page and purchase a copy. Share → Tweet

The Silent Anzac available for purchase on DVD

Following the recent screening at the Shrine of Remembrance, Sensible Films’ latest production The Silent Anzac is available for purchase on DVD. This documentary follows the efforts of a group of Australian scientists and Turkish divers in their efforts to protect the World War I submarine from damage and decay in the waters of the Dardanelles. Click here to visit the production page and purchase a copy. Share → Tweet

THE TRIAL Nominated for Best Editing in a Documentary at the Australian Screen Editors Awards

Congratulations to Steven Robinson for his work on “The Trial”, which has been nominated for Best Editing in a Documentary film at this year’s Australian Screen Editors Awards. Steven Robinson ASE is an award winning editor who divides his time between documentary, drama,  features and television. He won the AFI in 2010 for Best Editing on “Inside the Firestorm” and has been nominated four times for Best Documentary Editing at the Australian Screen Editing Awards winning in 2008 for “Choir of Hard Knocks”. Some of the films he has edited include “Kath... Read The Rest →

Gallipoli From Above nominated for Best Music for A Documentary

Dale Cornelius’ score for Gallipoli From Above has been nominated for the Best Music for A Documentary category in the 2012 APRA Screen Music Awards. Dale Cornelius has composed music for such films & television shows as; Adam Elliot’s internationally awarded feature ‘Mary & Max’, Jeff Daniel’s controversial documentary ‘The 10 Conditions of Love’, Dean Murphy’s comedy-drama & Australian box-office hit ‘Charlie & Boots’, and the BBC hit series ‘Penguin Island’. He has gained a reputation for his musical diversity and his ability to create distinct, innovative and affecting scores.... Read The Rest →

The Trial goes to the 2010 Human Rights Awards

On Human Rights Day, 10 December 2010, the Human Rights Commission announced the winners of the 2010 Human Rights Medals & Awards at a special event in Sydney. The Trial was one of five programs shortlisted for the Television Award. Producer John Moore and director Joan Robinson (pictured) were pleased to attend the Sydney ceremony. The Television Award was won by the documentary ‘Football United: Passport to Hope.’ It was a great honour to have The Trial shortlisted and recognised at such a prestigious event. It was an additional honour to have excerpts... Read The Rest →

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