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JOHN KIRK

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CLIP TITLE SUMMARY Mins Year Production Company Producer / Director Copyright


“FROSTBITE”(1970) Political Hippies including OZ magazine take over The David Frost Show live to air Program. Insert “FOURTY YEARS OF F..K” TVX BBC 2006 7 1970 TVX D John Kirk P John Hopkins John Kirk & John Hopkins


“ A TIGHES HILL STORY” Community drama of the Depression eviction riots in Newcastle. Producer, Direct, Edit SCTV 40 2005 SOFTSCAN DIGITAL CNIEMA John Kirk John Kirk & Maggie Young

“RACE HATE RESISTANCE” Public forum against organised racial hatred in Newcastle Producer, Direct, Edit Doco SCTV 14 2005 SOFTSCAN DIGITAL CNIEMA John Kirk John Kirk
"Working Women" Working prostitutes inside Fairlea Women’s Prison demonstrates events of their lives on issues of drugs, harassment, relationships...Producer, Direct, Edit Drama-Doco SCTV 40 2005 SOFTSCAN DIGITAL CNIEMA John Kirk John Kirk Open Channel

"Carrington VS GrainCorp" Carrington residents oppose GrainCorp Terminal, Flotilla of Hope to Naru Refugess , Transport Union Picket Direct, Edit Doco SCTV 40 1982
SOFTSCAN DIGITAL CINEMA John Kirk


TELEVISION COMMERCIALS A set of TV commercials produced for air on TVNZ using low budget innovations

SOFTSCAN DIGITAL CNIEMA John Kirk John Kirk
"TALKING DRUMS” Auckland NZ hosts the 1990 Commonwealth games and drummers from all nations invent and perform a drumming spectacular Producer/Director Creative TV/TVNZ/Manukau City Doco TVNZ 55 1990 CREATIVE TV John Kirk John Kirk
"SUMMER LOVE" Music Video Director/Camera/Editor- to air TVNZ
1987 MERE PROD CREATIVE TV P Rob  Maya
D John Kirk
Rob  Maya John Kirk

"KANAKY AU POUVOIR" In New Caledonia Kanaks declare their independence. This film examines the issues involved within mining, the environment etc Co-producer/DOP DKM Prods/NZ Film Commission 1987. 55 1987 DKM Pods D-K Dudding P-John Kirk DKM Prods

“VOYAGE OF PACIFIC PEACEMAKER” A group of anti-nuclearr protesters fromAustraliaa, NZ and the Pacific get busted at Mureroa and then blockade the first Trident nuclear sub intoSeattle.. 2nd unit camera & Sound Doc TVNZ 54 1983 NOGTOWN PRODS P & D David Roberts NOGTOWN PRODS


“TELL ME YOU LOVE ME” Music video of Frank Zappa song using experimental video feedback for Old Grey Whistle Test Vision Ltd BBC 3min. Clip 1971 Co-producer Vision Ltd. BBC 3min. Clip 1971 3 1971 Vision Teleprods P John Hopkins Vision Teleprods
"AREA CODE 415" Music video using experimental video feedback for Old Grey Whistle Test Vision Ltd BBC 3min. Clip 1971 Co-producer Vision Ltd. BBC 3min. Clip 1971 3 1971 Vision Teleprods John Hopkins TVX

Vision Teleprods
“VIDEOSPACE” Experiments in sound and vision looping in improvised session at BBC colour TV Studio by London Film-maker Co-op and TVX video c-op at London New Arts Lab Graphics and Titles BBC Experimental B.F.I.
1970 P & D John Hopkins John Kirk & John Hopkins

“WOODCHIP RIPOFF” Environment workshop about clear felling forests for wood chipping at Eden NSW with Milo Dunphy Prod/Dir. Soft Scan/ Aust Conservation Foundation Film Doco
1975 SOFTSCAN
John Kirk
John Kirk
"LOG CABIN HOME” Around Nimbin may settlers build their own homes, many illegal. This is about these peoples Prod./Dir/cam/edit Film Doco Super8 DV
1977 SOFTSCAN
John Kirk
John Kirk

“FRAZER KIDS” Kids from the Nimbin Community School go on an excursion to Frazer Island.  Softscan//Educational Smorgasbord Film Doco 1978
1978 Prod./Dir/cam/edit.
John Kirk
John Kirk & Educational Smorgasbord


“HERE IN OLD WILLCANNIA” Doco using footage shot by Barkindji youth about living conditions at Wilcannia. John Kirk shot extra material and edited the doc.. Won the Penguin Community TV Award Prod./Dir/cam/edit. Open Channel /Softscan Doco 54 1980 SOFTSCAN OPEN CHANNEL John Kirk John Kirk Open Channel
“HONEYMOON OCCUPATION" The campaign against Uranium Mining leads to the occupation of Honeymoon Mine. The effects on mining are described by miners and others. Prod./Dir/Cam/edit. Soft Scan/ F.O.E. Film Doco 15 1982 SOFTSCAN F.O.E John Kirk John Kirk
“PRIVATE EYE-PUBLIC EYE" Story of two lovers in the midst of a flow of strangeness and internal conflict. Experimental use of improvisation in chroma key environments Prod./Dir/cam?edit. Video Drama 10 1985 SOFTSCAN
John Kirk
John Kirk
 .“KOHTAHITANGA 0 NGA WHAKAARO” Phillipino theatre activists work with NZ Maori on community forum issues affecting Maori youth and culture
1987 CREATIVE TV
 TE WHARE AWHINA
John Kirk
Prod./Dir/cam/edit. Soft Scan Video Doc
John Kirk

"MARCH AGAINST UNNEMPLOYMENT" The National March Against Unemployment travels through NZ looking at the causes of mass unemployment in Meat works, Forestry .. brought about by privatization and rationalization of industry Excerpts included in “In a Land Of Plenty” Vanguard Films Prod./Dir/cam/edit - Soft Scan Doc. Film 55 1988 SOFTSCAN DIGITAL CNIEMA John Kirk John Kirk


“ VARIOUS CORPORATE VIDEOS”


SOFTSCAN DIGITAL CNIEMA John Kirk John Kirk
“FOR LOVE OR MONEY” The star of Advertising loses his job and cash is frozen. The water supply is contaminated and people are dying. He falls in with thieves who rob him. Together the expose the corrupt contractors and win the day. Use of improvised drama in 3D virtual sets Director, producer, programmer Soft Scan Drama 45 2002 SOFTSCAN DIGITAL CNIEMA Brian Joyce
John Kirk




John Kirk







“TIDDALIKS TOOTHY TALE” Tiddalik is a frog who knows how to look after hid teeth. For young aboriginal kids for the Awabakal Council and Hunter Health. Director, Line producer, Camera & Edit Kids Drama 10  2004 PUZZLE PRODUCTIONS
SOFTSCAN
Brian Joyce
John Kirk


“LOOKING AFTER OUR MOB” A story of Aboriginals for differing situations seeking help from Housing NSW and the options offered. Direct, Line Producer, Camera , Edit SoftScan Corp. 11 2004 PUZZLE PRODUCTIONS
SOFTSCAN
Brian Joyce John Kirk HOUSING NSW
“NGARRAMA” A conversation between Rev. Threkild and Birrabahn. Their attempts at mutual understanding of language and values on the shore of Lake Macquarie Direct, Line Producer, Camera , Edit SoftScan Edu Drama. 12 2006 PUZZLE PRODUCTIONS SOFTSCAN Brian Joyce John Kirk Uni of Newcastle
“MILITARISING AUSTRALIA” 400 people active in the Peace Convergence at the ADF- US war games at Shoalwaterbay. Effects on Whales, military personnel, Indigenous peoples of the Pacific in the US global strategy for domination Helen Caldicott speaks on Nuclear Armageddon Produce Direct Camera, edit Softscan in post production 2007
2011 SOFTSCAN DIGITAL CINEMA
John Kirk
John Kirk
 


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