Dr. Cathy Henkel

Director: WA Screen Academy at Edith Cowan University

Cathy has 26 years of experience as a documentary producer, director and writer working on projects that focus on telling inspiring, global stories with cross-platform delivery, including cinema, television, online, and education platforms.

Her credits include The Burning Season (IF Award and EMMY nominated), The Man Who Stole my Mother’s Face (Tribeca Film Festival Best Feature Documentary), Show me the Magic (ACS Award) and Rise of the Eco-Warriors a feature documentary and TV series. She was awarded SPA Documentary Producer of the Year in 2009.

Cathy has a PhD from QUT and is researching innovative finance/distribution strategies for Australian screen content.

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