John Moore

Invalid date - 1970

Place of Birth: N/A

Actor

Director

Producer

Biography

John Moore produced award-winning documentaries for over twenty years. His programs sold to ABC TV, SBS, Channel 4, ARTE, the Canadian History Channel and TV Ontario. His programs made for the Film Australia History Scheme included Menzies & Churchill at War and Monash the Forgotten Anzac. His 2005 documentary about Bertram Wainer Abortion, Corruption & Cops was nominated at the 2005 Australian Film Institute (AFI) Awards and the 2006 Sydney Film Festival. In 2001 John produced and directed Thomson of Arnhem Land for Film Australia and the ABC. Thomson won the $15,000 NSW Premiers History Award, an AFI Award for Editing and was nominated for awards at Banff and Shanghai TV Festivals. John's awards included a United Nations Peace Award for Barefoot Student Army in 1994, Best Documentary at the Melbourne and Sydney Film Festivals for Black Man's Houses (1993) and an Australian Film Institute Award for Best TV Documentary for Guns & Roses (1991). John was also a board member of the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC). He passed away on 23 July 2019, sadly missed by the documentary community and leaving behind him a huge legacy of social documentaries which responsibly addressed key issues of the day.