Madeleine Hetherton-Miau is an experienced and multi-awarded director and producer. Inspired by the adage ‘truth is stranger than fiction’ her documentary filmmaking has taken her around the world from diamond diving in Africa to wildlife trafficking in Burma and through the remote Australian outback. She works across a wide range of programs, which have been broadcast in over 60 countries across networks including National Geographic, Netflix, ABC, BBC, Discovery, Hulu, Al Jazeera and more. In 2012 she co-founded the independent production company Media Stockade with Rebecca Barry. www.mediastockade.com. Recent work includes the award winning 8 part series ‘The Surgery Ship’ for National Geographic Channel, the true crimes series ‘Debi Marshall Investigates’ for FOXTEL and ‘Back to Nature’ for the ABC. She is currently directing 'The Day We Saved the Zoo' and is driving Media Stockade’s expansion into formats and series, finding new ways to tell great stories.
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Dramatic documentaries are a powerful catalyst for positive change and have a unique ability to engage and connect people, transform communities and improve societies. Media Stockade works to amplify audience awareness and action about key issues of the day through its social impact-producing arm.