Senior Lecturer in Film and Television, University of Melbourne
Steve Thomas is an award-winning, independent documentary maker and Senior lecturer in documentary at the Victorian College of the Arts, Film and TV. His latest film is Freedom Stories (2015), a collaborative, multi-platform documentary exploring the lives of former asylum seekers who are now Australian citizens (see http://freedomstoriesproject.com/).
There is no shortage of documentary makers out there experienced and emerging who are ready and willing to bring Australian stories to worldwide audiences. But the ever shrinking pool of funding on which they can draw...