Helen Panckhurst / Matchbox Pictures
Helen Panckhurst is one of the founders of Matchbox Pictures, one of Australia’s most dynamic and successful film and television production houses. Currently Head of Production, Helen oversees all production for the company. Recent titles include long-form series Secret City, Safe Harbour, Seven Types of Ambiguity, Wanted, Barracuda, Glitch, The Family Law, Deadline Gallipoli, the serial The Heights, and children’s series Nowhere Boys and Mustangs F.C.
Helen has produced and executive produced television drama, documentaries and feature films. Notable producer credits include feature film Ali’s Wedding, the ABC TV series Old School starring Bryan Brown and Sam Neill, the ABC TV crime drama series The Straits, the AACTA award-winning documentary box office hit Mrs Carey’s Concert, Rachel Perkins and Darren Dale’s landmark seven-part documentary series First Australians, Gregor Jordan’s documentary Ian Thorpe: The Swimmer, and Curtis Levy’s documentary The Matilda Candidate.
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