Helen Barrow

OUTBACK CORONER - executive producer and series producer: an 8 x 50 minute observational documentary series that explores accidental and unexplained deaths in the most remote regions of Australia through the eyes of coroners and the teams who work with them. In addition Helen contributed to shooting and directing the series.

DANCING WITH THE DICTATORS - producer and cinematographer: a film about Burma and the battle for control of a newspaper. Central to the story is Australian publisher Ross Dunkley who owns The Myanmar Times. This feature length documentary was selected for screening at Sydney and Brisbane Film Festivals and international documentary festivals.

MR SIN THE ABE SAFFRON STORY – producer and cinematographer: for thirty years Abe’s influence reached to the very top of the tree. This is a social history of a city and tells the story of a quietly spoken man whose tools of trade, blackmail, corruption and bribery enabled him to be the number one crime boss in Australia.

THE NEST – producer and cinematographer: a 5 x 1 hour series that challenges contemporary views about family life in the 21st century.

NEVER SAY DIE MATILDAS – director and cinematographer: the inspiring story of THE MATILDA’s, the Australian Woman’s football team, and their historic 
2007 FIFA World Cup campaign in China.

KICK FIGHTERS - director, DOP and co-producer: (a National Geographic Asia production). The story of an Australian man’s dream to be the best martial artist in the world. Wayne Parr confronts his opponents Masato from Japan and Buakow from Thailand. They battle it out in the ring to achieve glory as the world champion at the K1 Max championships, Japan 2005.

OPERATION BABYLIFT – producer and cinematographer: in April 1975 278 Vietnam Orphans were airlifted to Australia. Thirty years on this film explores complex issues of inter-racial adoption and cultural identity. At the same time providing an insight into the political background behind this controversial episode.

SIX DEGREES CITIES – PERTH - director: (Lonely Planet/Discovery/SBS). Six degrees is an urban travel show which discovers the essence of a city by getting immersed in the lives of its residents. It’s about connecting with a city by connecting with the people who live in it.

HIRED ASSASSINS - producer and director: political cartooning in Australia - A biting look at Australian politics through the eyes of five editorial newspaper cartoonists, who produce their cartoons on a daily basis. Screened Melbourne and Singapore Film Festivals.

THE POST – producer and cinematographer: Verite documentary about the Phnom Penh Post an English language newspaper in Cambodia. 
Through the eyes of the journalists we discover life in contemporary Cambodia.