Documaker docks at Southern Star

Holden hiring part of effort to beef up factual output

SYDNEY — Docu hyphenate Karina Holden has joined Southern Star as part of the producer’s effort to beef up its factual programming output.

Holden’s producing, writing and directing credits include work for Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, National Geographic Channel and the BBC.

She has won docu awards at the New York Festival, Showreel Asia and the Jackson Hole Wildlife Festival.

“There is no doubt that specialist factual programming is one of the real future growth areas for production companies, and being able to secure the services of an experienced and talented producer in Karina is a great move forward for our aspirations in that area,” said Southern Star topper Hugh Marks.

Holden,will team with Tim Toni and Fiona Baker, exec producer of successful factual skein “Forensic Investigators,” which airs on the Seven Network.

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