14.12.2010The 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 of the film screened to a room full of inspirational people.

15.11.2010Penguin Island comes to Arte


Penguin Island is finally premiering on Arte France and Germany at the end of the month. In both countries the series will screen over three nights: November 29, 30 and December 1.

On those nights the show will screen in France at 7.55pm and in Germany at 7.30pm.

Make sure you share the news with all your fellow penguin devotees overseas!

Share your thoughts on the series with other fans on the official Penguin Island Facebook Page.

Penguin Island is now available on DVD and Blu-Ray for Australian and NZ fans from ABC Shops.

Overseas fans, buy a copy in our online store.

04.11.2010The Trial to screen at Amnesty International Film Festival


We are very excited at the news that the upcoming Amnesty International Film Festival in Vancouver, Canada will be screening The Trial as part of its programme this year.

A bit about the festival:

The Amnesty International Film Festival is a charter member of the Human Rights Film Network, a partnership of human rights film festivals around the world. The Network promotes exchange, communication and collaboration regarding the representation of human rights issues in moving pictures.

The Trial will screen as part of a double bill on Friday November 19, 8:15pm at the Vancity Theatre in Vancouver.

Visit the website to find out more about the organisation and the other excellent films in this year’s programme.

Don’t forget to follow The Trial on Facebook.

28.10.2010Charles Bean’s Great War – Premiering Remembrance Day 2010


On Monday 25 October, 360 Degree Films launched the documentary Charles Bean’s Great War with a screening at the State Library of Victoria. It was a fantastic evening and we were proud to have cast, crew and friends of the company join us for the occasion.

We are extremely excited for the upcoming television premiere of the film on The History Channel. Charles Bean’s Great War will be screened, fittingly, on Remembrance Day this year: 11 November 2010.

And as you can see from the above photo taken in Melbourne’s city centre, word is getting out about the screening! Tell your friends and family not to miss this unforgettable film next month.

Charles Bean’s Great War on the History Channel (Foxtel):
Thursday 11 November, 7:30pm
Saturday, 13 November, 8:30pm (encore screening)

Visit the official Charles Bean’s Great War website, and visit the official Charles Bean’s Great War Facebook page to become a fan!

15.10.2010Tibet: Murder in the Snow – screening at upcoming festivals


Tibet: Murder in the Snow continues its long-lasting success in festivals across the globe. We are very excited to anounce two new screenings for the film at the Banff Mountain Festival in Canada and the Home Planet Festival of New York in the USA.

The film is showing as part of “Daytime Screening Programme A” at the Banff Mountain Festival. The festival is a nine-day celebration of mountain culture with art, film, literature, talks and more. “Daytime Screening Programme A” in which Tibet: Murder in the Snow is the second film, screens on Saturday 6 November and Sunday 7 November at 9:00am. Please visit the festival website for more information.

The film has also been named as a winner of Best Documentary Feature in the Home Planet Film Festival of New York. This festival focuses on films that tell stories about what is happening in the world around us, especially seeking “films and film works that display international, human and global divides throughout the world.”

Tibet: Murder in the Snow will be screening at the June Havoc Theatre in Manhattan at 2:25pm on Friday, October 22. Visit the website to find out more.

30.9.2010UNAA Media Peace Award nomination for Community Cop


We are excited to announce that Community Cop has been nominated for a Special Award in “Promotion of Multicultural Issues” at the United Nations Association of Australia’s Media Peace Awards for 2010!

This documentary, produced by Sally Ingleton and directed by Helen Gaynor, follows Constable Andrew “AJ” Allen as he begins working with the young African refugee community in the Flemington high-rise estate in inner city Melbourne.

Read more about the awards and check out the other finalists.

Haven’t seen Community Cop yet? Find out what all the fuss is about – get your own copy.

30.9.2010Penguin Island premieres tonight on ABC1


Tonight marks the broadcast of the first episode of Penguin Island on ABC1. There has been plenty of fantastic publicity during the lead-up to the show, including a wonderful article in The Age Green Guide. Paul Kalina wrote about the show and its flippered stars, saying:

Propelled by a light-hearted, voice-over narration by the hugely popular Rolf Harris, Penguin Island achieved an impressive 20 per cent audience share, averaging 3.46 million viewers when it aired at 7.30pm on BBC1 earlier this year.

Read the full article.

Make sure you watch the first episode “Love is in the Air” tonight and see why audiences worldwide are falling in love with Australia’s Little Penguins!

Penguin Island starts tonight at 8pm on ABC1.

23.8.2010Seed Hunter at the Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art


Seed Hunter has been invited to be part of a new and exciting exhibition at the Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art.

“In the Balance: Art for a Changing World” is a collection of works by many different artists that respond to environmental debates and ecological concerns. The collection includes photography, film, installation and architecture.

Seed Hunter is one of the films that has been chosen to be screened. It will be shown many times throughout the duration of the exhibition so we encourage all film and art lovers as well as the ecologically conscious to go down to the MCA between 21 August and 31 October – and enjoy!

Find out more about the exhibition.

23.8.2010‘Kangaroo Mob’ nominated for an ATOM Award


We are delighted to announce that ‘Kangaroo Mob’ has been nominated for Best Documentary in the Science, Nature and Environment category at the Australian Teachers of Media Awards. The awards will be announced in late October. Congratulations to everyone involved in the project.

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