Kirrilly Brentnall

Role: Story Producer, Producer / Director, Field Producer, Researcher, Post Producer View CV

About Kirrilly Brentnall

Experienced Story & Field Producer and Post Producer Kirrilly Brentnall has worked on 20 episodes of the popular history series Who do you think you are? for SBS Television. Other career highlights include chasing down bushrangers of the past in Lawless, traveling through the pacific for Pacific: in the wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill and cutting packages for the Live version of Go back to where you came from. Kirrilly has also directed and produced her own one-hour art documentary Eric Smith: not finished yet, which was broadcast on Australian Television for SBS’ STUDIO TV and screened internationally in festivals. Specialising in factual & documentary filmmaking, Kirrilly has strong editorial & writing skills and a good eye for the perfect shot. Kirrilly is highly experienced in: story development; interviewing; researching; working with celebrities, crews & fixers; choosing locations; briefing and casting on-screen talent. Kirrilly has an extensive knowledge of the requirements for filming in Australia & internationally and prides herself on getting an episode, ‘story & production ready.’ Kirrilly has a keen interest in history, science and the arts and is passionate about bringing unknown tales to the screen through dynamic storytelling techniques

Personal Details

Overview

Title/Postion: Story Producer, Producer / Director, Field Producer, Researcher, Post Producer
Department: Producers
Number Of Years: More than 15 Years
Degree/Education: Masters Degree

Past Jobs

Who do you think you are?

  • Dates: 01/Sep/2008 to 30/Jun/2016
  • Your Role: Field Producer & Senior Researcher
  • Production Company: Artemis International & Warner Bros TV
  • Type / Genre of Show: History Documentary Series

The Pacific with Sam Neill

  • Dates: 01/01/2017 to 04/11/2017
  • Your Role: Field Producer & Researcher
  • Production Company: Essential Media and Entertainment
  • Type / Genre of Show: History Documentary Series

Aussie Inventions that changed the world

  • Dates: 12/11/2017 to 02/06/2018
  • Your Role: Story Producer
  • Production Company: Northern Pictures
  • Type / Genre of Show: History Documentary Series

Lawless

  • Dates: 01/08/2016 to 20/12/2016
  • Your Role: Field Producer
  • Production Company: Genepool Productions & CJZ
  • Type / Genre of Show: History Documentary Series

Go Back to where you came from LIVE

  • Dates: 01/07/2018 to 04/11/2018
  • Your Role: Post-Producer
  • Production Company: CJZ
  • Type / Genre of Show: Documentary Series

The Pool

  • Dates: 10/12/2019 to 08/03/2019
  • Your Role: Field Producer
  • Production Company: Mint Pictures
  • Type / Genre of Show: Documentary Series