The Other Side of Paradise: biographies

Biographies of the producer/director and the scriptwriter, and the credits for this production

November 1967

ABC Press Release notepaper

BIOGRAPHIES

KEN HANNAM – PRODUCER/DIRECTOR

Entered commercial radio from school and worked as announcer/scriptwriter in both city and country radio for six years. Took up acting in Sydney, went overseas to Britain for a year as freelance reporter and worked in the publicity department of Rediffusion Television. On his return to Australia he joined ATN-7 as producer/director. Made several films in New Guinea before joining ABC as a drama producer in 1963.

Has produced numerous hour-long dramas for ABC-TV and also an adventure series, Wandjina!, several episodes of the series on Australian customs activities called Contrabandits, and documentaries on newspaper proprietor Rupert Murdoch and aborigine leader Charles Perkins.

KEITH ADAM – SCRIPTWRITER

Reporter and scriptwriter Keith Adam has made 14 trips to the Pacific region to gather material for feature articles and to make radio and TV documentaries. Formerly an ABC staff member, he has been a freelance journalist and at present is under contract to the ABC.

In recent years, the Pacific area has been his special interest, particularly the effects of Western administration on the indigenous peoples.

CREDIT SHEET

Title:

Executive Producer:

Associate Producer:

Producer/Director:

Writer:

Editor:

Cameraman:

Sound Recordists:

Assistant Producer:

Production Adviser:

Narrator:

Duration:

THE OTHER SIDE OF PARADISE

Kenn Watts

Neil Edwards

Ken Hannam

Keith Adam

Rodric Adamson

Les Wasley

Fred Pickering
Don Connolly

Bill Lambert

Stephen Yaqona

Alastair Duncan

52′ 20″

Produced by the Australian Broadcasting Commission for the International Television Federation.

Intertel (The International Television Federation) is a non-profit organisation founded in 1960. Its members are the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Rediffusion Television Ltd, (Great Britain), National Educational Television (United States of America) and the Australian Broadcasting Commission, Intertel’s object is to produce documentaries on world topics,

THE OTHER SIDE OF PARADISE is the Australian Broadcasting Commission’s eighth contribution to Intertel,

BROADCAST HOUSE, 145-149 ELIZABETH STREET, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA.

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