Richard Sarell CV

Richard Sarell

Richard was born in 1947.  He finished school in Perth W.A. in 1964 and immediately headed for Melbourne to work at the ABC.  His goal was to become a director.  Twenty five years of directing TV drama for all the major networks allowed him to explore the uniquely practical techniques  that now teaches to actors.

INITIAL EXPERIENCE                1965

1971

1972

1979

FILM EDITOR - News, Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama

EDUCATION OFFICER - Writer and Director

FIRST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR DRAMA - 60 hours

PRODUCER/DIRECTOR ABC-TV on such programmes as
VFL Football O/B;  Saturday Night Football; World Fencing Championships; State Wide and Nation Wide (current affairs); World of Music (MSO concerts); Divine Service; Sow What (gardening); Promotional Trailers (writing and directing); Christmas Carols; Music Makers; Big Country and other documentaries as writer, director and producer. 

TV DRAMA DIRECTOR'S CREDITS 

      1977
1982
1983
1984
1985
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1989

1990

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1992

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2011
2017

BELLBIRD                                    ABCTV - 3 eps (film & studio)
HOME                                           ABC-TV - 6 eps (fim, studio)
THE KEEPERS                             ABC-TV - 2 x 1 hour eps (OB & studio)
THE FAST LANE                          ABC-TV - 2 x 1 hour eps (OB & studio)
POKERFACE                                 ABC-TV - 3 eps miniseries (film)
NEIGHBOURS                              Grundy Television 20 hours (OB & studio)
A COUNTRY PRACTICE             JNP Films - 2 x 1 hour eps (OB & studio)
C/O THE BARTONS                    ABC-TV - 5 eps
HOME AND AWAY                       ATN - 7
A COUNTRY PRACTICE              JNP Films
NEIGHBOURS                               Grundy Television
HOME AND AWAY                        ATN - 7
AUSTRALIA'S MOST WANTED   Grundy Television  
THE POWER THE PASSION         HSV - 7
A COUNTRY PRACTICE                JNP Films
SKIRTS                                             Simpson/Le Mesurier  8 eps
A COUNTRY PRACTICE                 JNP Films Ep 800!!
CHANCES                                         Beyond International (GTV-9) 4 Eps
EMBASSY                                         ABC/Grundy 3 Eps
A COUNTRY PRACTICE                 JNP Films   
A COUNTRY PRACTICE                 JNP Films 10 Eps      
EMBASSY                                         ABC/Grundy 3 Eps
NEIGHBOURS                                  Grundy Television 5 Eps
NEIGHBOURS                                  Grundy Television 15 Eps 
LAW OF THE LAND                        RCC/GTV9 4 Eps
THE DAMNATION OF HARVEY MCHUGH   ABCTV
(Lead Director - Original Version)
LAW OF THE LAND                           RCC/GTV9 2 Eps
NEIGHBOURS                                     Grundy Television 10 Eps
BLUE HEELERS                                  SSF/HSV7 4 Eps
A COUNTRY PRACTICE                    JNP Films 4 Eps
SHORTLAND STREET                        SPP/TVNZ 5 Eps
PLAIN CLOTHES                                  SPP/TVNZ 2 Eps 
BLUE HEELERS                                    SPP/HSV7 6 Eps
WATER RATS                                        SSF/GTV9 2 Eps
BLUE HEELERS                                    SSF/HSV7 4 Eps
BUSH PATROL                                     HSV7  6 Eps
MURDER CALL (Lead Director)        SSF/TCN9 2 Eps
MURDER CALL Telemovie                 SSF/TCN9
BLUE HEELERS                                     SSF/HSV7 2 Eps
NEIGHBOURS                                        Grundy Television 10 Eps
ALL SAINTS                                            ATN7 2 Eps
BLUE HEELERS                                      SSF/HSV7 4 Eps
MURDER CALL                                       SSF/TCN9 2 Eps
 BLUE HEELERS                                     SSF/HSV7 3 Eps
NEIGHBOURS                                         Grundy Television 10 Eps
Play "Reserved Seating Only"              La Mama (Melb.)
SOMETHING IN THE AIR                       ABCTV 4 Eps
BLUE HEELERS                                       SSF/HSVV7
NEIGHBOURS                                          Grundy Television 25 Eps
Play "Reserved Seating Only"               Trades Hall (Melb.)
NEIGHBOURS                                           Grundy Television 5 Eps
SHORTLAND STREET                             SPP/TVNZ 5 Eps
MERCY PEAK                                            SPP/TVNZ 2 Eps
Play "Reserved Seating Only"                Clock Tower Theatre (Melb.)
NEIGHBOURS                                            Grundy Television 5 Eps
SHORTLAND STREET                              SPP/TVNZ 5 Eps
MERCY PEAK                                             SPP/TVNZ 2 Eps
Development of "Just Desserts" Series Concept
MDA                                                               Screentime/ABC 2 Eps
Emmy nomination & AFI Winner for Best Series
Play "Reserved Seating Only" Australian Tour
Play "Rooted at Chapel Off Chapel (Melb.)
Play "Hobson's Choice" Chapel Off Chapel (Melb)
Play "The Memory of Water" Chapel Off Chapel (Melb.)    

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