'LAWLESS' official selection for the International Festival of Science Documentary Films AFO

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In exciting news 'Lawless - The Real Bushrangers - Ned Kelly' has been selected as part the INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION of the 53rd International Festival of Science Documentary Films Academia Film Olomouc which takes place from April 24 to April 29, 2018. Congratulations to the incredible cast, crew and the team at Foxtel. And a special thank you to the participants who shared their stories, helping us re-examine our history and our heroes.

Thank you also to our funding partners Foxtel, Screen Australia, Film Victoria and Screen Queensland

'Ned Kelly’ was the number one show across all pay TV in it’s 8:30 time slot. This translates as the largest audience for the History Channel since January 2015, and the fourth most watched Australian show in the history of the channel.


‘A fascinating, revealing piece of work, an astute and entertaining blending of factual genres’ Graeme Blundell, The Australian

‘Documentary sheds new light on the life of Australia’s most notorious bushranger (…) The program is handsomely made with gripping re-enactments and a spellbinding, ghostly diorama that illustrates the sequence of events. Brad Newsome, The Age

‘It is among the best stuff I have ever been involved with’ Mike Munro, The Daily Telegraph

For more information about the festival please visit the AFO website.

NewsPhillip Dean