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The Screen Guide

Olegas Truchanas and Peter Dombrovskis were perhaps Australia's greatest wilderness photographers. Their work became synonymous with campaigns to protect Tasmania's natural heritage. They shared many things, including a bond that was more like that of father and son. Both came from Baltic Europe and migrated to Tasmania, where their passion for nature became a crusade to save an environment under threat. Both died in the wilderness, doing what they loved, and left a legacy in extraordinary images. Their philosophy was simple and remarkably effective - if people could see the beauty of Australia's wild places then they might be moved to save them.

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Crew

Director
Scott Millwood
Writers
Scott Millwood
Producer
Michael McMahon
Executive Producers
Franco di Chiera  Penny Robins
Dir. of Photography:
Robert Humphreys ACS  Wade Fairley

Cast

Cast
Nina Landis (narrator)

Production Details

Genre
Art and culture, Natural history and environment
Production Company
Film Australia Limited

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival
    (2004)
  • London Australian Film Festival
    (2004)
  • Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short & Animation Films
    (2004)
  • Australian Teachers Of Media Inc
    (2004)
  • IF Productions Pty Ltd
    (2003)
  • Hawaii International Film Festival
    (2003)
  • Cologne Conference - Internationales Fernsehfest Koln
    (2003)
  • The Pacific Film and Television Commission Pty Ltd, c/ Brisbane International Film Festival
    (2003)
  • Australian Film Institute
    (2003)