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Ian Darling Ian Darling i(A149048 works by)
Gender: Male
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Award winning documentary film maker and photographer, Ian Darling chaired the Caledonia Foundation, a private foundation focusing on the education, training and welfare of young Australians, and was the founder and patron of the Documentary Australia Foundation, a philanthropic initiative supporting the documentary film industry in Australia. Ian Darling also chaired the Sydney Theatre Company and the STC Foundation from 2006-2010 and was a director of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and patron of the Kangaroo Valley Upper River Hall Arts Festival. He has worked with various socially engaged organisations including the Salvation Army, the Oasis Youth Support Network and the Centre for Social Impact. His photographic work is represented in the permanent collection at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.

Source: Shark Island Productions website, (sighted 28/08/2012)

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2018 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Byron Kennedy Award for his brave, innovative and wide-ranging pursuit of excellence.
2018 recipient Order of Australia Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

For distinguished service to documentary film production, to the performing arts, education and community engagement, and to social welfare organisations through philanthropic endeavours.

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