Genetic Circus Productions is a production company that is focused on Social Political change.
Rochelle (Rocky) Humphrey.
In conflict conditions (Timor Leste 2006) Rocky made and translated a series of documentaries broadcast on award winning program PluginTV, Channel 31. Rochelle, Directed and Produced, Empowering Change, (2013) Finalist in the Reel Health International Film Festival, screened in cinemas through out Australia. Urban Dreaming, Directed and Produced by Rocky won Best Woman Filmmaker at the Canadian Diversity Film Festival, best short documentary at ARIFF (Berlin) and AIFF (Auckland, NZ). Urban Dreaming was broadcasted on SBS (NITV) in 2018 and is distributed by ATOM with study guide. Rocky Directed and Produced together with Crystal Clyne, on award winning Lady Lash (2020), premiered on NITV and will screen with a panel in 2021 at ACMI. Rocky has worked with Wurundjeri Tribal Council and with Wurundjeri women on a documentary, Wurundjeri Baggarrook. Rochelle was a board member of Women in Film and TV (Victoria) for two years. She is the Director and Producer of Anarco Film Festival Rochelle speaks Tetun (Indigenous meeting language of Timor Leste) has a Masters in International Relations with a specialisation in International Law and Human Rights and a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Rocky was hand picked for the women’s producer lab Filmonomics, and the Impact producers, Documentary Australia Foundation, ‘Stories that Work’ program. Rocky is currently writing two drama TV series.
She has been active in the entertainment Industry for over a decade performing
under the name Lady Lash and Crystal Mercy. She has toured, delivering workshops in remote communities. Performing live shows at various venues and festivals through -out Australia. Crystal was a contributor for SBS Living Black Radio, she quickly moved to being a producer for Living Black Radio. Using her producing skills she moved into film and produced and featured in the documentary Lady Lash producing together with Rochelle Humphrey with Genetic Circus Productions. She was a writer in a writers room for ‘Dog Box’ (working title), a production by Magpie Pictures. She is an award winning artist, including Winner of the Age Victoria Music Genre Award ‘Best Indigenous Artist', Winner of a Victoria Indigenous Performer Award for Most Promising Act, Winner of Redfern Female Artist of the year, and many more. Her songs have featured on TV Shows: Colour Theory (NITV), Ready for This (ABC), Spin Out (Short film), Amazing Grace (Documentary).
Sue Coleman Haseldine
Senior Kokatha Elder
Sue received assisted I.C.A.N Australia in being awarded Noble Peace Prize presenting at the United Nations, Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in 2017 on behalf of her people who experienced the effects of Atomic Bomb testings in Maralinga and Emu Fields. Sue won the Jill Hudson Environmental Award in 2018. Sue is an activist and environmentalist who cares deeply for her country. She maintains the Rockholes on Kokatha women's country and teachers young Kokatha children about their country, sharing language and culture.