Pat Fiske is an experienced director and producer. She is recognised as a prominent member of Australia's independent filmmaking community. In 2001 she was awarded the prestigious Stanley Hawes Award for her outstanding contribution to the documentary industry in Australia at AIDC. Pat was Co-Head of the Documentary Department at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School from 2002-2008 and worked as the Documentary Consultant at SBS Independent for eighteen months in 2000-2001.

Some of the films she has directed and/or produced are the award-winning documentaries: Rocking the Foundations, a history of the NSW Builders Laborers Federation and the Green Bans; Woolloomooloo; For All the World to See, a portrait of Professor Fred Hollows; 'Doc', a portrait of Herbert Vere Evatt; Australia Daze; Following the Fenceline; Larrikin Lad - Warren Fahey; Leaping off the Edge; An Artist in Eden and Night Patrol.

She has produced the two-part series Business Behind Bars; Selling Sickness; River of No Return; Scarlet Road and Love Marriage in Kabul. In 2012-13 she was Supervising Producer for the National Indigenous Documentary Fund 5-part series, Call to Country. Pat has two film companies – Bower Bird Films and Paradigm Pictures. At present she is in development on When Disaster Strikes, Trafficking Jam and When the Camera Stopped Rolling..

Films at the Festival

Jury Members

Member - FEATURE FILMS - 2020