Frank Sinatra and Bob Hawke

Based on the long running and very popular Encounters column, created by Shane Maloney and Chris Grosz, and published in The Monthly magazine, the series presents a collection of memorable meetings between well-known Australians and prominent international figures. Based entirely on actual events—each one is a beautifully illustrated and animated story.

Australian Encounters, the popular ten-part animated interstitial series for ABC1 available online and on DVD.

Australian Encounters DVD cover

Narrated by Geoffrey Rush
Written, produced & directed by Duncan Imberger & Josh Moore of Suitcase Murphy
Executive Produced by Sue Maslin & Daryl Dellora of Film Art Media
Based on the Encounters column by Shane Maloney & Chris Grosz. Originally published in The Monthly magazine.
Concept Artist & Illustrator: Chris Grosz

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