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An extraordinary Australian filmmaking family


Duthie, A. [ed] (2018) KIN: an extraordinary Australian filmmaking family, South Australia: Wakefield Press

'In Kin: An extraordinary Australian filmmaking family, artists and filmmakers from all over the world pay tribute to the indomitable Freda Glynn and her family. Freda championed Aboriginal screen storytelling with global impact, helping establish CAAMA and Imparja Television in the 1980s. Her daughter Erica Glynn and son Warwick Thornton are internationally renowned filmmakers, and her grandchildren Dylan River and Tanith Glynn-Maloney bring a fresh vision to the third generation.

Contributors include Deb Mailman, Bruce Pascoe, Philip Batty, Larissa Behrendt, Kim Williams AM, Steven McGregor, David Tranter, Lee-Ann Tjunypa Buckskin, Bridget Ikin, Margaret Pomeranz AM, David Stratton AM, Scott Hicks, Maryanne Redpath, Penny Smallacombe, Lisa Stefanoff, Wayne Blair, Liam Egan, David Jowsey, Faye Ginsburg, Mary-Ellen Mullane, and von schtoop.'

  • Amanda Duthie has worked as a Commissioner and Executive Producer at the ABC, Channel 9 and SBS (where she was acting Head of Scripted from 2019-21). At the time of editing this book she was the Creative Director/CEO of the Adelaide Film Festival (2012 to 2018).