Genetic Circus Productions is a production company that is focused on Social Political change.
Rochelle Humphrey (Rocky)
Rocky is the creative Director of Genetic Circus Productions, producing multidisciplinary work for more than 17 years including sculpture, installation, puppetry and film. In conflict conditions (Timor Leste 2006) she made and translated a series of documentaries broadcast on award winning program PluginTV, Channel 31. Rochelle, Directed and Produced, Empowering Change, (2013) Finalist in the Reel Health International Film Festival, screened in cinemas through out Australia. Urban Dreaming, Directed and Produced by Rocky won Best Woman Filmmaker at the Canadian Diversity Film Festival, best short documentary at ARIFF (Berlin) and AIFF (Auckland, NZ). Urban Dreaming was broadcasted on SBS (NITV) in 2018 and is distributed by ATOM with study guide. Rocky Directed and Produced together with Crystal Clyne, Lady Lash (2020) a documentary that premiered on NITV and will screen with a panel in 2022 at ACMI. Lady Lash documentary was supported by Film Victoria and Screen Australia. She produced and directed Wurundjeri Baggarrook, SBS (2021). Rocky has worked with Wurundjeri Tribal Council to document cultural business creating a film archive. Rochelle was a board member of Women in Film and TV (Victoria) for two years. She is the Director and Producer of Anarco Film Festival. Rocky speaks Tetun (Indigenous meeting language of Timor Leste) has a Masters in International Relations with a specialisation in International Law and Human Rights and a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Rocky was hand picked for the women’s producer lab Filmonomics, and the Impact producers, Documentary Australia Foundation, ‘Stories that Work’ program. Rocky is currently writing a TV series pilot, set in Australia and Timor Leste; in English and Tetun, Undesirable State ( previous working title: Witness K. Rocky is on the Film Victoria Talent Register.