Films about the environment, social justice and human rights.
Jane Hammond is an Australian documentary filmmaker who has spent more than 25 years as a journalist. She specializes in stories of environmental justice, social affairs, science and politics. In 2012 she took redundancy from The West Australian newspaper and went back to university to learn the art of filmmaking. She completed a Masters of Professional Communications at Edith Cowan University in Perth doing her final units of study at the WA Screen Academy in 2016.
A Crude Injustice is Jane’s second half-hour documentary and follows A Fractured State which was released in November 2016. Jane lives in the Fremantle area of Western Australia with her husband Shane and their three adult children.
  • Producer (1 Credit)
    A Crude Injustice2017
    Documentary
  • Writer (1 Credit)
    A Crude Injustice2017
    Documentary
  • Director (1 Credit)
    A Crude Injustice2017
    Documentary
Finalist Best Documentary
A Crude Injustice
Out of the Can Film Festival
2018
Platinum Award Best Short Documentary
A Crude Injustice
Fire Fly Film Festival
Los Angeles
2018
Official Selection
A Crude Injustice
Garifauna International Indigenous Film Festival
Santa Monica, CA
2018
Official Selection
A Crude Injustice
SOMA Film Festival
Maplewood, New Jersey
2018
Official Selection
A Crude Injustice
Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival
Florida
2018
Award of Recognition
A Crude Injustice
Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards
Los Angeles, CA
2018
Humanitarian Award of Distinction
A Crude Injustice
Indie Fest Film Awards
La Jolla, CA
2018
Spirit Award
A Crude Injustice
Watchdog Film Festival
Brisbane
2018
Official Selection
A Crude Injustice
Kashmir International Film Festival
Sringar, Jammu and Kashmir
2018
Official Selection
A Crude Injustice
Water Docs Film Festival
Toronto
2018
Official Selection
A Crude Injustice
Irvine International Film Festival
Irvine, CA
2018
Diamond Award Best Short Doc
A Crude Injustice
West Wing Film Festival
Los Angles
2018
Official Selection
A Crude Injustice
Sunchild 8th International Environmental Film Festival
2017
Award for Exceptional Merit
A Crude Injustice
Docs Without Borders Film Festival
Delaware
2017
Official Selection
A Crude Injustice
Rosarito International Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA
2017
Best Documentary
A Crude Injustice
Filmstrip International Film Festival
2017
Official Selection
A Crude Injustice
The Monthly Film Festival (TMFF)
Glascow
2017
Winner Silver Award
A Crude Injustice
Mindfield Film Festival
Albequeque
2017
Official Selection
A Crude Injustice
Action! INternational Film Festival
La Jolla, CA
2017
Official Selection
A Crude Injustice
Miami Independent Film Festival
Miami, Florida
2017
Official Selection
A Crude Injustice
Wolves Independent International Film Awards
Indubakiai
2017
Best Documentary Short & Best Director
A Crude Injustice
Clifton Film Celebration
Clifton, VA
College
WA Screen Academy/ Edith Cowan University
Masters in Professional Communications (Film & Video)
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College
School of Environmental Science Murdoch University Western Australia
BA Social & Political Theory/Population & World Resources
High School
Hollywood Senior High School
Hometown
Fremantle, Western Australia
Married To
Shane French
Children
Cooper, Lucy and Solomon
Films about the environment, social justice and human rights.