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Leanne Pooley

Director, Producer

Leanne Pooley has made documentaries about yodelling twins, dancers, euthanasia, and artificial intelligence. Along the way, the Canadian-born Kiwi has won dozens of awards, plus a New Zealand Order of Merit. Pooley's CV includes Topp Twins hit Untouchable Girls, 3D saga Beyond the Edge, suicide story The Girl on the Bridge, and 25 April — which utilises animation to recreate the experience of WWI soldiers.

I was curious. As a filmmaker, that’s all you are at the end of the day – a paid curious person. Leanne Pooley on making documentary Try Revolution, The Listener, 2 September 2006