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AARON SMITH

ABC

Aaron Smith has produced, directed and shot all four series of You Can’t Ask That. He is also the format’s co-creator. He shot Sarah Ferguson’s AACTA and Walkley award winning documentary series Hitting Home, the Walkley nominated investigative documentary The Queen and Zak Grieve, the ABC’s Employable Me and the primetime arts documentaries Matilda & Me and Making Muriel. Aaron directed and Dumb, Drunk and Racist and Head First for ABC2 and The Checkout, The Hamster Wheel, Myf Warhurts’s Nice and Hungry Beast for the ABC. He was a finalist in the National Portrait Gallery’s National Photographic Portrait Prize.

AARON SMITH

Producer / Director / Cinematographer

YES WE CAN ASK THAT

Conference Hall 3, Level 2

Jon Casimir interviews Kirk Docker and Aaron Smith, the makers of You Can’t Ask That, the ABC show now in its fourth season that elegantly overturns stereotypes by putting confronting and loaded questions to marginalised and misunderstood Australians. The session will be a “How We Make The Show” case study, covering the genesis of the […]

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