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Kris Kerehona

Position: Production Coordinator / Producer

Overview

Specialising in digital production for Australia's national cultural institutions the Australian War Memorial and the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra-based videographer Kris Kerehona, utilises his creative talents across documentary film, video art, digital content creation and photography.

His film credits include Love Marriage in Kabul (winner Sydney Film Festival, winner Best Documentary Film Canberra International Film Festival, Finalist Walkley Awards and AFI Docs Official Selection, 2015) and Dancing Auschwitz, 2012 (Best Documentary Film Canberra Short Film Festival, Canberra Critics Circle Award 2013). He collaborated on Tibet’s Cry for Freedom, 2007 screening internationally on television and at 14 international film festivals and in cinemas around Europe, the US, the UK and Australia. He co-produced feature documentary film Between the Flags, 2017 on Channel Ten.

Kris has been working in the national cultural institutions for more than a decade as a video producer at the Australian War Memorial (AWM). In 2013 he was deployed with the Australian Defence Force following humanitarian aid missions to the Philippines on Operation Philippines Assist, and to Bougainville, PNG on Operation Render Safe, 2015. He collaborated with EyeWorks Productions as a videographer on Foxtel’s landmarks series The Memorial, Beyond the Anzac Legend, 2016. He worked with renowned journalist Chris Masters on feature documentary Afghanistan: The Australian Story, 2015. Whilst at the AWM, Kris created feature-length documentary, Centenary of the Anzac: Print Portfolio, 2016 following ten artists working over one year to produce works to contribute to the centenary of World War I.

In 2017, Kris moved to the National Gallery of Australia as a Digital Video Producer of content strategy and implementation for major exhibitions, permanent collection, public programs, NGA brand and education.

Kris is a Screen Canberra grant recipient and holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Canberra in Communications and Media Production.



Education

Bachelors Degree of Communication / Media Production (University of Canberra)
Masterclass in Documentary Filmmaking (AFTRS)


Experience

Digital Content Producer National Gallery of Australia - current
(videographer, editor, director & producer)

Video Producer, Australian War Memorial - 8 years
(videographer, editor, director & producer)

Independent Documentary Filmmaker - 12 years
(videographer, editor, director & producer)




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