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Robyn Scott-Vincent: On her award-winning work with the Attitude series...

Robyn Scott-Vincent: On her award-winning work with the Attitude series...

Interviews - 2016

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After two decades as a print journalist, Robyn Scott-Vincent moved to television, where she reported for the primetime news, Top Half and Holmes. Since moving into producing and directing, she has worked on a number of documentaries including Kirsa. A Mother's Story, Cindy's Diary and Grammar Boys. These days Scott-Vincent runs Attitude Pictures, making award-winning series Attitude.

In this ScreenTalk, Scott-Vincent talks about:

  • Being the ‘comedy guy’ as a reporter on Top Half
  • Why documentary Kirsa. A Mother’s Story needed a delicate touch
  • How the main character in Cindy’s Diary really made the documentary
  • The challenges of convincing Auckland Grammar School to let her make documentary Grammar Boys
  • Creating inspirational stories about people living with a disability on the TV series Attitude
  • How her company secured rights to the 2016 Paralympic Games
  • Why other people’s attitudes to Attitude are her biggest challenge

This video was first uploaded on 2 May 2016, and is available under this Creative Commons licence. This licence is limited to use of ScreenTalk interview footage only and does not apply to any video content and photographs from films, television, music videos, web series and commercials used in the interview.

Interview, Camera and Editing – Andrew Whiteside