Blast from the past: getting our stories on screen
The South Australian Film Corporation and History Trust of South Australia present a panel on screen storytelling. Historians, screen producers and executives will discuss high impact stories from South Australia’s past that could translate to big and small screens globally.
Maximising the true potential of Australian content for a global audience involves finding new, rich material moving away from the well-known paths and into new territory - South Australian territory.
Moderator Sandy George will lead a discussion between historians and screen industry representatives about opportunities and challenges of translating history to the screen. The panel will include historians Associate Professor Paul Sendziuk, The University of Adelaide and Dr Kiera Lindsey, UniSA, alongside screen broadcast executives and producers.
Kiera has a passion for Australian history. She is a Senior Lecturer at UniSA, a regular presenter on ABC radio and the on-camera historian for a new series that will air on Foxtel’s History Channel in late 2017. In 2016 she...
Assoc. Prof. Paul Sendziuk
Paul Sendziuk is the head of the Department of History at The University of Adelaide, with particular expertise in the history of post-war Australian immigration, public health and disease. He is the co-author of A History o...
Journalist, ScreenIntel Project, Screen Australia. Sandy has tracked the Australian film and television industry for more than 20 years. She’s been a correspondent for Screen International, film writer for The Australian, an...
Seph is an 11-year veteran of the Australian-owned major distributor, Roadshow Films. He holds the role of head of Australian production and is interested in outstanding Australian stories with broad commercial appeal....
Joseph has developed, directed and produced high end, prime time documentaries for most of the major broadcasters in Britain and America, working for many of Britain's leading production companies. He started as Commissionin...
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