News From Genepool Productions


JABBED breaks SBS Australia records

Posted by Genepool on June 24, 2013  /   No Comments

“JABBED is SBS’s most successful commissioned single documentary in recent history – in terms of impact on national discussion, audience reach and response from viewers and health professionals it has been a tremendous success. The …


JABBED critic’s choice with 4 stars

Posted by Genepool on May 26, 2013  /   No Comments

JABBED was selected as critic’s choice with 4 stars – ‘this measured, intelligent documentary brings a welcome voice of reason to the vaccination debate.’ Reviewed by Melinda Houston in ‘The Sydney Morning Herald’ and ‘The …


JABBED selected as one of Realscreens MIP Picks

Posted by Genepool on March 17, 2013  /   No Comments

In exciting news the just completed feature documentary JABBED has been selected by Realscreen as a MIP Pick. For the second year in a row Realscreen has assembled a panel of media journalists and evaluated …


The Age ‘Emmy win immortalises Aussie pair’

Posted by Genepool on October 15, 2012  /   No Comments

Reporter Vince Chadwick from “The Age’ newspaper interview Harry and Sonya on the Emmy award. ”I think of myself as a translator,” Pemberton said, ”a translator of science.” ”In this day and age when we …


IMMORTAL wins 2012 Emmy Award

Posted by Genepool on October 2, 2012  /   No Comments

Last night in New York, Immortal was recognised by the United States National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) with a News and Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming. Five years …


Realscreen interviews Sonya on creating Genepool

Posted by Genepool on December 1, 2011  /   No Comments

Leading up to the 2011 World Congress of Science and Factual Producers in Paris, REALSCREEN interviewed Sonya about creating GENEPOOL PRODUCTIONS below is a snippet from the article. ‘Earlier in 2011, Pemberton Films principal Sonya …


Sonya receives Health Journalist of the Year Award

Posted by Genepool on November 22, 2011  /   No Comments

Medicines Australia Chief Executive Dr Brendan Shaw today congratulated Sonya Pemberton, of Pemberton Films, on winning the 2011 National Press Club Health Journalist of the Year Award. Ms Pemberton was named as one of the …


CATCHING CANCER reviewed in The Australian

Posted by Genepool on October 17, 2009  /   No Comments

New ideas about the cause of cancer go under the microscope in a powerful documentary, writes Graeme Blundell in The Australian review of CATCHING CANCER. ‘DIRECTOR Sonya Pemberton’s film has the unflinching title Catching Cancer, …