Since graduating from the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) in 2003, Rebecca has filmed in some of the most dangerous places on earth including Afghanistan. She survived a tsunami, collaborated with rock bands, hung out with a circus and communities in Papua New Guinea and along the way recorded and witnessed incredible stories of resilience and humanity. She has collaborated with all of the major Australian broadcasters over the spectrum of drama and documentary. Highlights of her work as a director or producer include: Footy Chicks (SBS), Inspiring Teachers (SBS), Home and Away (Channel 7), The Surgeon (Network Ten), You Am I – The Cream and The Crock, Beats Across Borders (ABC), The Space In Between, The McDonagh Sisters (SBS), A Modern Marriage (SBS) and Overture (ABC).

Her recent work as a director and producer of the feature documentary, I am a Girl was launched in the cinemas in 2013 to sell-out sessions and was nominated for 4 AACTA Awards including Best Direction in a Documentary and was also nominated for Best Direction in a Documentary Feature at the Australian Directors Guild Awards. She also produced the ratings success The Surgery Ship (SBS) and Call Me Dad (ABC). She is also an impact producer on Embrace (2016). Social impact story telling is her remit and it is in this space that she is continuing her work through Media Stockade, her Independent production company, co-founded with Madeleine Hetherton based in Sydney Australia.

Accolades

Rebecca Barry and Madeleine Hetherton and Hollie Fifer
Best Documentary Film, 2017

The Opposition

Best Documentary Film, 2017

The Opposition

Hollie Fifer’s debut film is a David-and-Goliath battle over a slice of Papua New Guinea paradise. Joe Moses, leader of the Paga Hill Settlement, struggles…

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Films

The Opposition
2016

The Opposition

Australia, Papua New Guinea
2016

The Opposition

Hollie Fifer’s debut film is a David-and-Goliath battle over a slice of Papua New Guinea paradise. Joe Moses, leader of the Paga Hill Settlement, struggles…

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