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Renee Kennedy

Managing Director

Renee Kennedy is an award-winning producer of factual / documentary television.  She is the Founder and Managing Director of Metamorflix.

She is an Executive Producer, Producer and Writer of documentary and factual television.

Programs produced by Renee at Metamorflix include Family Rules (NITV)Project Planet (ABC Me), From The Western Frontier (NITV), Shark Hunters (Discovery), Barrba Wadbirra: Journey Together (NITV) and Light (ABC).  These films have been included in Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, CineFest Oz, Perth Revelation Film Festival, ATOM Awards, Festival Du Film Oceanian, Los Angeles CineFest and West Australia Screen Awards.

Before Metamorflix Renee produced a one-hour science documentary entitled The Silent Epidemic for SBS exploring the science of self-injurious behaviour, which won the 2011 ATOM Award for Best Documentary in the category of Science, Technology and the Environment. She also produced Constructing Australia: The Bridge (1x1hr), a dramatised documentary for the ABC, with award-winning writer/director/producer Simon Nasht.  Constructing Australia:The Bridgewon the 2008 Logie Award for Best Documentary, a Grenfell Award in 2007 and an Australian Writers’ Guild (AWGIE) Award in 2007.

Renee has overseen a diverse range of factual/documentary productions in her previous roles as Supervisor of Production at Beyond Fact & Fiction / Screen Production and before that, as Supervisor of Production at ScreenWorld.  Productions include Darwin’s Brave New World (Australia/Canada Treaty Co-Production), Food Investigators, Shintaro – the Samurai Sensation that Swept a Nation, Are You My Mother, Chopper Rescue 2, Law & Disorder, Outback Kids and The Years That Made Us: Australia Between The War.

Renee has an extensive background as a producer, line producer and production manager in both factual and drama production.

Renee’s other productions include The Hobbit Enigma, I’ll Call Australia Home, The Catalpa Rescue, Neil Perry: High Steaks, In the Line of Fire and The Choir.