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Sonya Pemberton

Genepool Productions
Creative Director
Sonya Pemberton is one of Australia’s leading documentary filmmakers; an Emmy Award recipient and record-breaking five-time winner of the prestigious Eureka Prize for Science Journalism. Her passion is creating quality science documentaries for international audiences.

Sonya has written and directed over 60 hours of broadcast documentary and executive produced many award-winning factual series, her films winning over 70 international awards. Previously Head of Specialist Factual at the ABC, Sonya created Genepool Productions to explore complex and polarised areas of science.
Recent titles include 'Vitamania' (SBS/Arte/CuriosityStream), ‘Uranium - Twisting the Dragon’s Tail’ (SBS/PBS/ ZDF/Arte), ‘Jabbed - love, fear and vaccines’ (SBS/ARTE), and 'Vaccines Calling the Shots' (PBS NOVA, with Tangled Bank Studios).

Genepool Productions is based in Melbourne, Australia, and works closely with global partners.

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Monday, September 28

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