Sonya Pemberton

2021 Judge


Creative Director
Genepool Productions



Short bio

Sonya Pemberton is one of Australia’s leading documentary filmmakers; an Emmy Award recipient and record-breaking five-time winner of the prestigious Eureka Prize for Science Journalism. Her passion is creating quality science documentaries for international audiences. Sonya has written, directed, and produced over seventy hours of broadcast documentary, her films winning over eighty international awards. Previously Head of Specialist Factual at the ABC, Sonya created Genepool Productions to explore complex and polarised areas of science.