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Helen Leake

Helen Leake

Australian film producer
Helen Leake
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Intro Australian film producer
Is Film producer
From Australia
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
Birth 15 December 1949, Adelaide, Australia
Age 71 years
Star sign Sagittarius
Education
Flinders University
Awards
Member of the Order of Australia 2020
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Biography

Helen Louise Leake AM (born 15 December 1949) is an Australian film producer, who was CEO of the South Australian Film Corporation from 2004 to 2007.

She was born Helen Louise Mann in Adelaide, South Australia, and was educated at Seymour College and Flinders University.

In 1994, she founded Duo Art Productions with Craig Lahiff, and they produced the films Ebbtide (1994), Heaven's Burning (1997), Black and White (2002) and Swerve (2011) with Lariff directing. In 2013, Leake produced Wolf Creek 2, a sequel to Greg McLean's 2005 horror thriller.

From 2004 to 2007, Leake served as CEO of the South Australian Film Corporation, having served on the corporation's board since 2001.

In 2014, Leake founded Dancing Road Productions with Gena Ashwell. The company is producing an upcoming biographical film about Sir John Monash.

At the 2020 Australia Day Honours, Leake was made a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to film, and to professional organisations.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 17 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://connectweb.com.au/pages/whos-who-in-australia.aspx
https://www.if.com.au/vale-craig-lahiff/
https://www.if.com.au/biopic-will-salute-australian-war-hero-sir-john-monash/
https://honours.pmc.gov.au/honours/awards/2005871
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0495025/
http://www.duoart.com.au
https://dancingroad.com
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2004082204
https://viaf.org/viaf/305035695
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-no2004-082204
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