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Jeff Licence

Jeff Licence is an award-winning filmmaker and storytelling educator, with a particular interest in creating authentic cultural stories.

He has created films for the Australia Council for the Arts, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Griffith University, Penguin Publishing, Australian Institute of Architects and the ABC where he was employed as a content-maker for 3 years. Jeff's films have been screened on ABC TV, at several film festivals around the country, as well as in Melbourne's Federation Square and the Sydney Opera House.

His previous documentaries include Kicking off the White Shoes (2012), and 4224 - Making Place (2013).



Guided by Indigenous canoemaker Kyle Slabb from the Bundjalung people, a group of young men (both Indigenous and non-Indigenous) build traditional canoes and embark on a 3-day sea voyage re-tracing an ancient trade route from the heart of the Queensland Gold Coast to North Stradbroke Island, a journey not made for over 100 years...