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Screen Australia invests in four docs

Screen Australia has announced an investment of almost $15 million into 13 new projects, four of which are documentaries. The investment will trigger production worth $72 million dollars. The four selected documentaries include Big Stories Small Towns, from filmmakers Jeni Lee and Sieh Mchawala, which is a collaborative multi-platform doc project; The Multicultural History Interactive Documentary from the Chocolate Liberation Front, which is a series of interactive documentary, resource hub and game all rolled into one; Trafficked - The Reckoning from Fair Trade Films Pty Ltd and director Luigi Acquisto about the story of a woman who was enslaved in a Sydney brothel and her journey of bringing the man who enslaved her to justice; and Australia: The Land That Time Forgot from Essential Media and director Richard Smith, about the diversity of Australia from the birth of the solar system to the modern world.
July 9, 2010

Screen Australia has announced an investment of almost $15 million into 13 new projects, four of which are documentaries. The investment will trigger production worth $72 million dollars. The four selected documentaries include Big Stories Small Towns, from filmmakers Jeni Lee and Sieh Mchawala, which is a collaborative multi-platform doc project; The Multicultural History Interactive Documentary from the Chocolate Liberation Front, which is a series of interactive documentary, resource hub and game all rolled into one; Trafficked – The Reckoning from Fair Trade Films Pty Ltd and director Luigi Acquisto about the story of a woman who was enslaved in a Sydney brothel and her journey of bringing the man who enslaved her to justice; and Australia: The Land That Time Forgot from Essential Media and director Richard Smith, about the diversity of Australia from the birth of the solar system to the modern world.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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