Who we are

Darren Dale

A director of Blackfella Films since 2000, Darren Dale has produced award winning documentary, factual and drama programs.

His documentary series include the landmark First Australians, two seasons of First Contact (2015 Logie for Most Outstanding Factual Program), two seasons of Filthy Rich & Homeless, How 'Mad' Are You?, DNA Nation, and the feature documentaries The Tall Man, Deep Water: The Real Story and In My Own Words.

Darren and Miranda Dear have produced the telemovie Mabo, Redfern Now (TV Week Logie Award for Most Outstanding Drama Series in 2013 and 2014, and 2014 AACTA Award for Best Television Drama Series), and Deep Water.

Darren was Executive Producer on Ready for This (2015 AACTA Award for Best Children's Television Series and 2016 TV Week Logie Award for Most Outstanding Children's Program). He has recently completed the drama series Total Control for the ABC, and is currently producing the historical series First Wars and a third season of Filthy Rich & Homeless for SBS.

He also serves on the board of the Sydney Film Festival.