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In My Blood It Runs to Premiere on ABC

Our feature documentary In My Blood It Runs will be making its television Premiere on July 5th!


We’re so stoked to be able to share this story about history, learning, love and resistance with TV audiences on Sunday, July 5th, 9.30pm on ABC and ABC iview. After sold out premieres at Hot Docs Toronto, DOC NYC, Sydney and Melbourne Film Festivals and the United Nations, this much anticipated film is a wake up call for the Australian education system told from the rarely heard perspective of an Aboriginal child.


If you’re planning to have a watch party with your friends and family, the In My Blood It Runs impact team in collaboration with the ABC have created a Watch Party reflection guide – aimed to provoke meaningful discussions, self-reflection and share thoughts and experiences – all integral to promote understanding and change. Together we are able to learn more and understand about our shared history and future and what we can do to create change.

Full Watch Party reflection guide downloadable HERE

After your discussions you can check how to support Dujuan's family's goals for change at the website.

Sophie Hyde and Maya Newell recognised in the ADG Awards.


The Australian Director's Guild announced the 2020 Award Nominations today, with our very own Sophie Hyde and Maya Newell picking up nominations amongst a record number of entries. Sophie is nominated for Best Director in a Feature Film (Budget $1M or over) for her work on Animals, as well as Best Direction in a Mini-Series for The Hunting - Episode 4. Maya scored the nod for Best Direction in a Documentary Feature for her film, In My Blood It Runs. Sophie and Maya will compete agaisnt a stacked list of Australian talent.

The awards ceremony will be held on October 19th in Sydney. Read the full media release HERE

Closer Receives Enterprise Funding

Closer Productions has been awarded a share in the $1million worth of funding announced today via the Screen Australia's Enterprise program, to undertake business planning. The funds will allow Closer to explore partners in the international marketplace, with an aim to co-finance distinctive Australian projects that speak to global audiences. Closer shares the funds with a number of other companies and proposals that aim to innovate the way we work and to create a more inclusive industry through incubators, workshops and skill development programs.


Read the full media release here 


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