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Josephine Wright

Associate Producer, Producer

Career Summary

Josephine Wright is an multi-award-winning documentary filmmaker with experience as a producer, line producer, field producer, development producer across many genres including science, wildlife, history and contemporary factual programs. Jo has been with Genepool Productions since 2013, her credits include producer of the multi award winning documentary Queen of the Desert (ABC), line producer/field producer for Uranium - Twisting the Dragon’s Tail (PBS, SBS, ZDF Arte), line producer  Vaccines–Calling the Shots (PBS NOVA), Kangaroo Mob (ABC, YLE, RTBF, SVT), Australia’s Great Floods (NGT), Possum Wars (ABC, SVT) and development producer for Devil Island (ABC, ITV, FRANCE TELEVISION, NGTI), Charles Beans Great War (Foxtel, NGTI).

Professional Credits

Festivals, Awards, Nominations

  • 2013, Winner Best Short Documentary, Bloody Hero Film Festival, Phoenix, USA, Queen of the Desert
  • 2013, inner (Tied) Audience Award, Transcreen, Amsterdam, Queen of the Desert
  • 2013, Winner Audience Award, Translations Film Festival, Seattle, USA, Queen of the Desert
  • 2013, Special Jury Mention Rio Gay Film Festival, Brazil, Queen of the Desert
  • 2013, Audience Award Down Under Berlin Film Festival, Berlin, Queen of the Desert

Professional Memberships

  • Editorial Committee World Congress of Science & Factual Producers, 2015 - 2017

Education & Other Accreditation

  • 2004, VCA, Australia, Graduate Diploma of Film & Television - narrative
  • 1998 - 2002, Melbourne University, Australia, Bachelor of Arts & Sciences

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