Ana Kokkinos | The Art of Film Making | The Art Hunter | Episode 21| NOW LIVE

In this, The Art Hunter TV episode, David Hunt talks to acclaimed writer/director Ana Kokkinos whose career spans film and TV. She that she began as an industrial lawyer in a big law firm and then threw it all in to become a filmmaker gaining world recognition. 

Ana’s latest feature film Blessed (2009) premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival and was selected for Main Competition at San Sebastian (where it won the Jury Prize for Best Screenplay). Blessed was in Official Selection at the Toronto, London, Giffoni and Palm Springs International Film Festivals.

Ana’s first full-length feature Head On was selected for Director’s Fortnight at Cannes. Her other films include The Book of Revelation and Only the Brave. She’s also directed episodes of ‘The Secret Life of Us* and ‘Eugenie Sandler PI’, which won an AFI Award for Best Children’s TV Drama.

Ana is currently a board member of Film Victoria. She teaches directing at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School where she began as an industry mentor in 2007. In 2010 Ana was honoured at the Seattle International Film Festival as an emerging master filmmaker.

In The Art Hunter, David Hunt explores the artist with an in-depth look into their background; where they came from, the type and work they do, their latest work and where they see the future.  


Host: David Hunt 

Producers: David Hunt and Simon Barnett (

Director: Tim Barnett 

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About The Author

David Hunt

David Hunt is The Art Hunter and is dedicated to interviews with artists of various disciplines - from visual arts to theatre; from writers to actors; from gallery curators to dancers. His aim is to showcase all aspects of the arts, with up close and personal in-depth conversations. David Hunt’s love for the arts and his friendship with so many artists as a presenter/producer of a weekly arts program on JOY 94.9 - Sunday Arts Magazine, which has been running for over six years. David is always on the “Hunt” for new & emerging artists. He is very grateful that he has been given this opportunity to support the arts. David’s background over the past 30 years, was with international & local record companies, in senior management roles - publicity, promotions, marketing. With EMI, Virgin, BMG & MDS (an offshoot of Mushroom), plus his own PR/Marketing company. Looking after some of the biggest international & local names in the industry.

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