Category Archives: TV Factual

Bondi Rescue

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Ben Davies
Michael Cordell, Nick Murray
Cordell Jigsaw Productions
Network 10, Australia
2009 – 2012
12 x half hour

Every year 2.5 million people visit Bondi Beach, with as many as 40,000 hitting the sand in a single day. Standing guard over this ever-changing cast of colourful characters is the Bondi Lifeguard team. Melanie has edited four series of Bondi Rescue, one of Australia’s most loved shows. Bondi Rescue has been screened all around the world.

Multiple Logie Award Winner for Most Popular Factual Programme, Australia; Australian Screen Editors Nomination for Best Editing in Television Non-Drama.

Series 7, Episode 3 – new recruit Jesse

Series 4, Episode 11 – shark attack at Bondi

Dinner Date

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Greg Quail, Quail Television
Channel 7, Australia
2011
6 x one hour

A popular dating show in which people hope to connect through their love of food.

Send in the Dogs

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Greg Quail, Quail Television
Channel 9, Australia
2010
9 x half hour

The Australian dog squad catching criminals, finding missing people and searching for drugs.

Recruits

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Michael Cordell, Cordell Jigsaw Productions
Network 10, Australia
2009
4 x half hour

Following a group of police recruits as they embark on the long and grueling journey towards becoming fully-fledged police officers.

Find My Family

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Greg Quail, Quail Television
Channel 7, Australia
2008 – 2009
26 x half hour

Australia’s highest rating factual series of all time. Hosted by Jack Thompson Find My Family puts long-lost
family members back together.

Logie Nomination for Most Popular Factual Program

The Art Life

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Brendan Fletcher (Series 1)
Simon von Wolkenstein (Series 2)
Frank Haines
ABC, Australia
2007 – 2008
6 x half hour

Hosted by Andrew Frost. How does contemporary art fit into Australian culture at large, and how does it relate to the world?

 

Saving Babies

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Greg Quail, Quail Television
Network 10, Australia
2007 – 2008
16 x half hour

Incredible stories of survival from the neo-natal wards of Royal Women’s Hospital and Sydney Children Hospital.

Not Quite Art

Not Quite Art

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Brendan Fletcher
Frank Haines
ABC, Australia
2007
3 x half hour

Hosted by Marcus Westbury. All the best bits fall outside what we readily think of as ‘Art’.

“Not Quite Art is the freshest, most illuminating, thoughtful and funny locally made arts program in years” Jim Schembri, The Age.

“Marcus Westbury’s new ABC arts show, Not Quite Art, is the kick up the arse Australia’s arts TV needed” Venessa Paech, Arts Hub.