Prison Songs nominated for 2015 Australian Directors Guild Awards

10th April 2015

Beyond West/Spear Point Productions co-production Prison Songs, has been nominated for the 2015 Australian Directors Guild Awards for best direction in a 'Stand Alone Documentary'.

The Director, Kelrick Martin has been involved in Indigenous media industry for over 15 years, working in radio, television, print media and online platforms. Starting in 1998, he worked as a producer/presenter with ABC Radio National's Indigenous arts and culture. He then became the inaugural presenter of ABC TV'’s Message Stick and then the Series Producer.

He completed his Masters in Documentary Writing and Directing at AFTRS in 2001 and has since been an award winning freelance documentary filmmaker. Other TV documentaries include Mad Morro, Straight Shootin’, Yagan and Outside Chance.

The ADG Awards are being held in Melbourne on 8th May.