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Bob Weis

Bob Weis has been one of Australia's most highly regarded drama producers for more than three decades, with credits including quality television mini-series such as Seven Deadly Sins (1992), Women of the Sun (1990), The Petrov Affair (1986), Waterfront (1984) and The Dunera Boys (1984).

His features as producer or executive producer include Georgia (1988) with Judy Davis, Bob Hoskin's Raggedy Rawney (UK, 1988), The Empty Beach (1985) with Bryan Brown, documentary Raoul Wallenburg: Between the Lines (1984) and Pure Shit (1975), part of Australia's cinema resurgence of the 1970s.

Bob had extensive involvement with Melbourne's Pram Factory theatre, was chairman of the Australian Film Institute (1994-8), and president of the Screen Producers Association of Australia (1990-4). He was a council member of the Australian Film Television and Radio School (1984-1990) and a board member of Film Victoria.

Filmography

WOMEN OF THE SUN »

The first story is set in the 1820s, the second in the 1890s, the third in the 1930s and the last in the 1980s. This drama series, made in 1981, won the United Nations Media Peace Prize and the Banff Grand Prix in 1983...

LINDSAY'S RESERVE »

This superbly produced documentary celebrates the high end of Australian wine achievements through the story of the Paringa Estate Winery on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, a cool climate region, where according to some wine connoisseurs produces “some of the best Pinot Noir on earth...

WOMEN OF THE SUN ... 25 YEARS LATER »

WOMEN OF THE SUN is a remarkable drama series that screened on Australian television in 1981. It had a tremendous impact, bringing the Aboriginal story through the eyes of Aboriginal women - in their own language - to a national audience for the first time...

RAOUL WALLENBERG: Between The Lines »

Raoul Wallenberg was an unlikely hero. A Swedish diplomat, he risked his life to challenge the Nazi forces in Hungary and to save the lives of as many as 100,000 Jews in Budapest in 1944...