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Aviva Ziegler

Aviva Ziegler is one of Australia's most experienced and highly regarded documentarians. Her extensive career has covered both commercial and public television.

Quentin, the highest rating documentary ever seen on Australian television, won her a Logie for Best Documentary, as did Facing the Demons.

Aviva's career began with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's trail blazing, social issues series, Chequerboard.

She produced and directed for the highly successful Willesee documentary series for the Seven and Nine networks. While an Executive Producer at Film Australia she oversaw a wide range of films that screened in Australia and internationally.

Her personal documentary, What is a Jew to You? won many accolades and numerous prizes at home and abroad. Amongst other credits are Secrets of the Jury Room, ABC Dynasties and Family Confidential series, Fairweather Man, which won the NSW Premier's Award for Scriptwriting in 2010.

Aviva is probably best known for the high-rating, four-part series Plumpton High Babies, screened on the ABC and its follow-up Plumpton High 10 Years On.

Filmography

FACING THE DEMONS »

Two convicted criminals come face-to-face with the toughest jury of all: the family and friends of their murdered victim ...

WANDERING SOULS »

Wandering Souls follows the mounting of a new stage production, Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia, to honour the nearly 2 million Cambodians who died during the Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1979...