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Melanie Horkan

Producer | TEDxSydney, Australian International Documentary Conference and Fathom Film Group, Toronto & Sydney

Sydney, Australia

Generally thinking:

Media & Journalism
Arts & Entertainment
Creativity & Design

My tags:

CultureDigital MediaDramaEntertainmentFilmFoodMediaTelevisionTravelVisual ArtsWriting

Very good at:
+ Creative storytelling
+ Ideas development
+ Paella and swimming

About me & my work:

I am a producer who works across documentary and interactive productions in Europe, Canada and Australia. I lived in Barcelona for 5 years where I worked as Associate Producer with Polar Star Films on "Google and the World Brain", a feature length documentary for the BBC4, ARTE France, ZDF, which had its world premiere at Sundance 2013 and screened at 60 festivals worldwide. I also worked as Associate Producer on "The Defector,Escape from North Korea" (IDFA 2012, Hot Docs, Al Jazeera FF, SXSW, Sheffield Docs Fest 2013).

I am currently based in Sydney where I work as Head Video Curator with for TEDxSydney as well as producing two documentary films called "My Enemy, My Brother" which had its world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival in April 2015 and has been short-listed for an Academy Award, and screened at many international festivals including Hot Docs, Sheffield Docs Fest, IDFA etc . We also produced a web series (developed in association with The Secret Location), based on the short film. The film also screened on the New York Times Opinion Editorial page from 12 May, 2015. I am also the co-producer and writer of another feature documentary called "Smart Drugs" (CBC, SBS) with Fathom Films presented by Veritasium star, Derek Muller. I am also the co-producer of the brand new international Pitch Day at the Australian International Documentary Conference which will be held at the Centre for the Moving Image in Melbourne late Feb / early March, 2016.

In addition to my film work, I have worked as a producer on innovative interactive projects for various digital agencies such as Spinifex Interactive and Leo Burnett in Sydney and am interested in the intersection between new technologies and creative storytelling.

My links:

Fathom Film Group | Documentary Film and Interactive Media Production

TEDxSydney

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