John Hughes, Tom Zubrycki

16 September 2022

Tom Zubrycki was born in London in 1946, though his family migrated to Sydney in 1955. After studying sociology, he became involved with the Sydney Filmmakers’ Co-op in the 1970s. He has taught documentary filmmaking at UTS and the Australian Film Television and Radio School. He has directed over 15 features including Kemira—Diary of a Strike (1984), The Diplomat (2000), Gulpilil—One Red Blood (2002), and Molly and Mubarak (2003). He has produced many other films and has won numerous awards including four AFI/AACTA Awards.
John Hughes is a Melbourne-based filmmaker who was born in 1948. He has taught at several Victorian universities as well as being a commissioning editor for SBS Independent. His documentary films often centre on Australian film history and include Film-Work (1981), After Mabo (1997), The Archive Project (2006), and Indonesia Calling (2009).