Logie and Penguin Awards for “My Place, My Land, My People”, a 13 part positive documentary series on indigenous communities produced by Mark Eliot Productions for the TEN Network, later sold to SBS.
Production Manager: Evelyne Lewiston Locations: Cape York Peninsula, Far North Queensland and North West New South Wales.
National Award for the promotion of Indigenous employment, Department of Employment and Workplace Relations, Australian Government and the FNQ Area Consultative Committee (ACC).
‘Certain Friends in Uncertain Times’ Community history book, published by the Machans Beach Progress Association, project management.
‘Peter a New Land’ International Year of Peace Project for Cairns and District, a poem by Mark Eliot promoting ideas of peace, conservation and democracy, illustrated by local school children, published and presented to primary schools throughout Queensland. Funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs Canberra and published by the Cairns Peace Group. Evelyne Lewiston – member of Cairns Peace Group.
‘Peter and Zeb’ A second poetry book by Mark Eliot, illustrated by award winning artist – Romy Behrens celebrating the Cornish coast and a child’s relationship with a magic flying Zebra.
‘Do You Sincerely Want to be Rich’ researcher – catalogued film material in Geneva, Switzerland for the Sunday Times Insight Team who published this expose on international fraud.
Film and television:
Production Manager/Supervising Editor -‘My Place My Land My People’
Production Assistant – ‘Pom Down Under’ – Geoff Guest working with horses to rehabilitate young indigenous kids
Production Assistant – ‘Three Peaks Yacht Race’ – HTV Cardiff, Wales
Personal Assistant to Producer on ‘A Day in the life of Hugh M. Hefner’ – Tony Palmer for Yorkshire Television
Personal Assistant to producer on ‘SIDDHARTHA’ – a feature film financed and produced by Conrad Rooks, shot on location in India with cameraman Sven Nykvist. Siddhartha became a’ cult’ movie on American university campuses in the late 1970s
Production Assistant ‘PHILOSOPHY’ A series of six half hour documentaries for NET (National Educational Television) New York by NC Films. Producer/director Michael Channon
Technical Bookings Manager Cine Europe (3 yrs). Cine Europe is the second largest hire company for professional film, television and video equipment in Europe.