ROLE / ORGANISATION
Kelrick is a Ngarluma/Bunuba man from Broome, Western Australia, and started as a cadet radio broadcaster for Goolarri Media. Moving to Sydney in 1998, he presented ABC Radio National’s Awaye! and was the inaugural presenter of ABC TV’s Message Stick. In 2002, he completed his Masters in Documentary Writing and Directing at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), and in 2007 was NITV’s Commissioning Editor. He formed Spear Point Productions in 2010 – credits include the documentaries Yagan (Martin, 2013), Outside Chance (2014), and Prison Songs (2015), and the short drama Karroyul (2015), which was an AACTA Award nominee and ATOM Award winner in 2015. Kelrick is currently the Indigenous Manager for Western Australia’s state screen funding agency ScreenWest.