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Uranium – twisting the dragon’s tail

(Genepool Productions, 2015) The untold story of the most wondrous and terrifying rock on Earth. Legends say there’s a world beneath this one where a dragon lies sleeping. They say be careful how you wake …


Sunny Side interviews Sonya Pemberton about our new series ‘Uranium’

Posted by Genepool on May 21, 2015  /   No Comments

Sunny Side of the Doc interviews Sonya Pemberton, Creative Director at Genepool Productions about Genepool’s new series ‘Uranium – Twisting the Dragon’s Tail’ which was pitched at the EBU Science & Knowledge pitching session at …


‘The Secret Life of Breasts’ wins Cine Award for Environment and Science.

Posted by Genepool on May 4, 2015  /   No Comments

In exciting news ‘The Secret Life of Breasts’ has won the Cine Golden Eagle Award for Environment and Science. It is a real honour to be nominated in these awards, and in the same category …


‘Vaccines – Calling the Shots’ wins Special Jury Award at Worldfest

Posted by Genepool on April 27, 2015  /   No Comments

‘Vaccines—Calling the Shots’ has won a Special Jury Award from the Worldfest Houston Film Festival in the TV Special-Documentary category. Congratulations to everyone involved with the film. ‘Vaccines—Calling the Shots’ travels the globe to provide the …


Genepool’s new series URANIUM to premiere on PBS in July.

Posted by Genepool on January 20, 2015  /   No Comments

At the Television Critics Association’s Winter Press Tour today, PBS announced URANIUM – TWISTING THE DRAGON’S TAIL  hosted by physicist and YouTube star Dr. Derek Muller to premiere in July 2015. In URANIUM – TWISTING …


Daniella Ortega joins the Genepool Team

Posted by Genepool on January 13, 2015  /   No Comments

We are thrilled to announce that Daniella Ortega is joining the Genepool team as a creative Producer a position made possible through Screen Australia’s Enterprise People funding. Daniella is an award-winning Director and Producer of …


Emmy-winning ‘virus queen’ Sonya Pemberton tackles Ebola

Posted by Genepool on January 5, 2015  /   No Comments

Genepool’s very own ‘virus Queen’ featured in article in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald. After Sonya Pemberton notched up more than 20 films on exotic disease, people began calling her ‘The Virus Queen’, writes …


Eureka! Genepool Creative Director Sonya Pemberton takes home Australian Government Eureka Prize for Science Journalism

Posted by Genepool on September 17, 2014  /   No Comments

We are extremely pleased and humbled to announce Genepool Productions Creative Director Sonya Pemberton, has won “Australian Government Eureka Prize for Science Journalism”, for her outstanding documentary Jabbed – love, fear and vaccines. This is …


The top leaders and communicators in Australian science have been revealed

Posted by Genepool on September 12, 2014  /   No Comments

2014 Eureka Prizes for science winners unveiled BY FRANCES MAO/AAP | SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 INVENTORS OF A $2 smartphone microscope and Ebola-fighting resources have won the nation’s top gongs at the 2014 Eureka Prizes for …


‘Vaccines- Calling the Shots’ reviewed in Science News

Posted by Genepool on August 27, 2014  /   No Comments

Genepool’s latest documentary ‘Vaccines – Calling the Shots’ reviewed in Science News. “In some quarters, vaccines have become victims of their own success. Having suppressed the diseases they target, vaccines have left room for people …