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Susan MacKinnon

Susan has worked as an independent producer for 27 years, winning awards and international acclaim. Her most credits include Cast From The Storm for the ABC, cinema documentary Paul Kelly – Stories of Me, Life In Movement, the tragic Tanja Liedtke Story, winner of the Best Documentary at the Sydney Film Festival and Honeybee Blues for SBS. Other films include the acclaimed The Oasis, In The Company Of Actors, Global Haywire (by Academy Award winner Bruce Petty), Men And Their Sheds, and the classic Eternity.

Susan is a founder, and for 8 years was Co-Executive Director of the Documentary Australia Foundation, established in 2006 to bring filmmakers and philanthropists together. She was formerly the Documentary Investment Manager at the Australian Film Finance Corporation. She served 6 years as a Board Director for the South Australian Film Corporation, and was a founding member and served 6 years on the Board of the Australian International Documentary Conference.



Comedian Becky Lucas, recently discovered that one of her best childhood friends Jess, had suffered years of horrific violence and abuse at the hands of her partner...