Helen Panckhurst

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Producer

Helen Panckhurst is one of the principals of screen production company Matchbox Pictures.  She recently co-produced the Logie & AFI Award winning children's television series MY PLACE.  

Helen was series producer on the landmark documentary series FIRST AUSTRALIANS with Indigenous filmmakers Rachel Perkins and Darren Dale, and produced the one-hour documentary THE MATILDA CANDIDATE with Curtis Levy.

Helen's other producing credits include Alex Holmes' ALI & THE BALL, winner of the 2008 Dendy Award for Best Short Fiction and selected for Berlinale 2009. RAN: REMOTE AREA NURSE, the Chapman Pictures six-part SBS drama miniseries that Helen co-produced, won Best Miniseries, Best Television Screenplay and Best Lead Actress in Television at the 2006 AFI Awards and Most Outstanding Actress at the 2007 Logie Awards.