Helen Newman, creator of Nomad Films, is a multi-award winning Australian filmmaker and video artist whose work over the last 20 years has taken her around the globe gathering stories from the inspiring to the heartbreaking.
FILMMAKER: As both producer and director on film projects from short form to feature length documentaries Helen has a broad knowledge of both the creative and practical qualities needed to bring a film project to life.
Helen’s documentaries have screened on ABC TV, ABC iView, NITV and at a range of national and international film festivals.
VIDEO ARTIST: Helen has collaborated with a variety of performance, visual, animation and sound artists to create a varied collection of multi-platform, site specific and performance-based works.
Her projection works have played at festivals and exhibitions in Albury, Wodonga, Wagga, Chiltern, Beechworth and Bago state forest. Her 360 immersive work, Pygmy 360, was short-listed for Vivid, Sydney, 2020.
PROJECT MANAGER: Helen also has experience as project manager for arts based projects and was Creative Director for the hugely successful Limelight: Art, Science, Light event in 2022.