Hugh Piper

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Hugh Piper is a documentary filmmaker and writer whose work has screened in festivals and appeared on most international television networks. His recent independent films include "Dancing With Dictators" about Australian publisher Ross Dunkley and his struggles in Burma set against the background of that country's first election in twenty years. MR SIN: The Abe Saffron Story about the man who brought Sinatra, Rock n Roll and organised crime to Australia. Earlier work includes The Post about Cambodia's Phnom Penh Post newspaper; Double Concerto about classical music and politics and Australia's Outback, a year in the life of an outback cattle station narrated by Mel Gibson. Piper has written and directed commissioned television series including Cracking The Colour Code, a three-part French-Australian co-production taking a multi disciplinary approach to examining the science, anthropology, history and philosophy of colour.[1] Submariners is a six-part series about a three-month journey in a Collins Class submarine from Perth, Western Australia to Korea Japan and Hawaii. A Case For The Coroner is a six-part series examining the work of Coroner's Court of New South Wales and State Coroner John Abernethy and his search for the answers to unexplained deaths. Crime Scene Bangkok is about the work of flamboyant forensic scientist Pornthip Rojanasunan who is fighting entrenched corruption to establish an effective forensic system in Thailand.