News From Genepool Productions


Feature-length science documentary “Vitamania” recieves funding

Posted by Genepool on January 19, 2017  /   No Comments

We are thrilled to announce both the successful Screen Australia and Film Victoria funding of our feature-length science documentary “Vitamania” with Dr Derek Muller. To be broadcast on SBS Australia and Arte and others…stay tuned! …

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Genepool Productions’ creative director Sonya Pemberton featured in latest COSMOS Magazine

Posted by Genepool on December 4, 2016  /   No Comments

Old media’s place in the internet age. (article by Andrew Masterson) [Excerpt] Since its release in mid-2015, Uranium: Twisting the Dragon’s Tail, a three-part documentary made by Melbourne’s Genepool Productions, has gathered a swag of …


Uranium wins award for Innovation and Technology

Posted by Genepool on October 26, 2016  /   No Comments

Uranium Twisting the Dragons Tail wins the award for Innovation and Technology at the 10th International Science Film Festival in Athens. The International Jury decided unanimously that “the presenter explains a very complex subject in a …


Uranium wins at Pariscience International Science Film Festival

Posted by Genepool on October 16, 2016  /   No Comments

PARIS 11th October 2016 “Uranium- Twisting the Dragons Tail” has been awarded  ‘Le Prix des Lycéens’ (Students Prize) at the Pariscience International Science Film Festival in Paris. Nominated by a jury of school children, members …


Genepool wins at the 2016 Science Media Awards

Posted by Genepool on September 25, 2016  /   No Comments

We are deeply honoured to have two productions win major awards at the prestigious 2016 Science Media Awards, in Boston. ‘Uranium – Twisting the Dragons Tail’ was awarded Best Long-Form Series & ‘Vaccines – Calling the Shots’ …

2016 Eureka Prize

‘Uranium: Twisting the Dragon’s Tail’ wins 2016 Eureka Award for Science Journalism

Posted by Genepool on August 31, 2016  /   No Comments

The Genepool team is proud to have ‘Uranium: Twisting the Dragon’s Tail’ win the 2016 Eureka Award for Science Journalism.  We were nominated alongside so many other outstanding science projects. Well done to the Uranium …



Posted by Genepool on August 1, 2016  /   No Comments

Genepool Productions is thrilled announce six recent award nominations for its landmark science series ‘Uranium – Twisting the Dragon’s Tail’: FINALIST for the 2016 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Science Journalism. The Awards will be …


‘Uranium’ wins Rockie Award – Best Science & Technology Program

Posted by Genepool on June 14, 2016  /   No Comments

We are thrilled to hear Uranium: Twisting the Dragons Tail won a Rockie Award for Science & Technology Program at the Banff World Media Festival last night. The Rockie Awards is BANFF’s flagship program celebrating excellence in television …


‘Uranium – Twisting the Dragon’s Tail’ – Enore Screening on SBS

Posted by Genepool on May 22, 2016  /   No Comments

Australia – Encore screening of the multi-award winning documentary series ‘Uranium – Twisting the Dragon’s Tail’ featuring Dr Derek Muller starting with Episode 1 this Sunday night at 9.30 pm on SBS. Episode 1 The …

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Genepool’s Sonya Pemberton shares her insights at Convergence Science network event

Posted by Genepool on May 8, 2016  /   No Comments

Science Convergence Network Event – 9th of May – Meet Emmy award winning science filmmaker Sonya Pemberton as she explores the trials and tribulations of communicating complex – even divisive – science to the public. From …