Ella Kennedy

  • Producer/Writer/Director/Researcher
  • Hobart
  • Dec 19, 2019
contract Director Producer Writer

Experience - brief overview of your professional skills

Ella is an experienced writer, director and producer with 20 years experience in documentary, factual and current affairs. She wrote and directed her first documentary De Witt Island 7001: Back to the Big Witch for SBS’s Australia by Numbers series in 2003. It told the story of a young woman who went to live on a remote Tasmanian island in 1971 and the media storm that followed her. Ella went on to work as a producer for SBS’s Insight program, ABC Radio 702 Sydney and Independent Production house CJZ. Her credits include Go Back to Where you Came From series 3, Joe Hildebrand’s Shitsville Express which tested young political aspirants for the ABC and crime show Wanted for Channel Ten. Most recently she wrote, directed and produced a 19-minute single episode version of Flavour Swap for SBS on Demand.

Credit/work experience (at least 1 professional, paid screen credit)

Producer/ Director
Jan 2019 - May 2019 Ella Kennedy

In early 2019, I wrote, directed and produced a 19 minute food documentary called "Flavour Swap" that brought together professional chefs with passionate cooks from migrant and refugee backgrounds. You can find it on SBS on Demand.  



Bachelor of Arts
Feb 1995 - Jun 1998 University of Tasmania



Equipment, facilities and services

I am an experienced writer, producer, director and researcher with significant credits in the factual and current affairs arena. I can help you produce stories, find talent, source locations and crew. Please get in touch.