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Hugh Piper

Hugh Piper's recent documentaries include: MR SIN - THE ABE SAFFRON STORY- a tale of black mail and corruption at the highest levels. CRACKING THE COLOUR CODE - he wrote and directed this multi disciplinary journey through the science, anthropology, history and culture of colour for European and Australian television. CRIME SCENE BANGKOK is about flamboyant personality Dr Porntip Rojanasunan and her quest to reform the Thai forensic system, made for National Geographic. SUBMARINERS is a six parts TV series about a four month journey on HMAS Rankin, one of Australia's controversial Collins Class submarines. A CASE FOR THE CORONER is a six part TV series about the work of the NSW Sate Coroner, John Abernethy involving inquests, forensic investigations and autopsies as families and friends look for answers to unexplained deaths. HAPPINESS centres on "the Happiest Man on Earth" - Tibetan monk Matthieu Ricard and his journey from Nepal to the science labs of Madison Wisconsin to measure how mental health and happiness is improved through deep meditation. Earlier works include THE POST a film about the reporters on Cambodia's leading English language newspaper The Phnom Penh Post.



Ross Dunkley is a mix of pragmatism and idealism: he is a free speech warrior prepared to do business in a country dominated by the dead hand of the military dictatorship...