Olivia Martin-McGuire is an Australian documentary filmmaker/photographer based in London after a long stint in China and Hong Kong. Her work has been published in many international publications including TIME, The Guardian and VICE. She has exhibited in galleries, Photo Festival's and Museums throughout Asia and Australia - most recently with a featured show in Shanghai and Taiwan. Her lens has now focused on documentary filmmaking and she is currently developing several new hybrid projects. She is part of a group of photo and video journalists (Eyes On China).
Madeleine is an experienced director and producer working across a wide range of television documentary and top rating factual programs. Her long form documentary work includes directing the documentary series ‘Making Babies’ (SBS), ‘Beats Across Borders’ (ABC /Cirque du Soleil) and ‘Love In Our Own Time’. Her lmmaking has taken her around the world shooting in challenging locations including diamond diving in Africa and wildlife traf cking in Burma. Her work has been nominated for a number of awards including ADG for Best Directing and the Association of International Broadcasters for Best Contemporary Documentary. She recently won Best Documentary Film Audience Award at Sarasota Film Festival.
Rebecca Barry directs and produces across a variety of genres. In 2012 she founded the production company Media Stockade with fellow producer/director Madeleine Hetherton. Rebecca has won many awards and is passionate about storytelling across multiple genres. She has a strong background in producing and the creative realisation of successful programs. Recent productions include the feature documentary lm I Am A Girl (nominated for 4 AACTA awards and winner of best documentary lm at the 2014 SPA Awards); and producing the critical and ratings success The Surgery Ship (SBS), with Media Stockade. Through her experience in hybrid self-distribution of her own lms she has become a sort after expert in alternative pathways to audience and activating measurable impact. She regularly runs impact workshops through the Documentary Australia Foundation.