Genepool Productions specialises in creating outstanding science programming for Australian and international television audiences.
Sonya Pemberton – Creative Producer
2012 Emmy award winner and three time winner of the prestigious Eureka Award for Science Journalism, Sonya’s passion is quality science programming.
Sonya Pemberton is one of Australia’s leading factual television producers specialising in science. She has written, directed and produced over 50 hours of broadcast documentary and executive produced many award-winning factual series and one-off programs. Click to read more
Josephine Wright – Production Coordinator
Josephine Wright is currently the Production Coordinator for Genepool Productions. Previously Jo was the Development Producer for the Melbourne based documentary company 360 Degree Films from April 2009 – September 2012. Click to read more
For over 20 years Greenstone has been producing television shows – popular factual, entertainment, drama and documentary. They have created characters, documented histories and captured real life stories – around 100 documentaries in total, and more than 100 series. They have won numerous awards and achieved high ratings at the same time.
Greenstone was founded in 1994 by John Harris, and in December 2013 Greenstone was purchased by Australian company Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder known as CJZ, creating an independent international production group.
Greenstone is currently filming factual series for TVONE, TV2, TV3 and Prime in New Zealand, and the Seven Network in Melbourne and Sydney. All are for prime time.
Greenstone is now best known for classic series like Motorway Patrol, Highway Patrol (filmed in Victoria), Highway Cops, Neighbours at War, Border Patrol, Dog Squad, and Coastwatch. Many have successfully occupied prime time slots for many years and are still going strong.
Greenstone has made a number of dramatized documentaries, and also produced two children’s drama series – The Amazing Extraordinary Friends and Secret Agent Men both created by Stephen Campbell. We are currently filming the latest drama from Stephen – The Cul de Sac.
Greenstone’s MD is Richard Driver. Richard has over twenty-five years experience across a diverse range of roles in the industry.