Kalita Corrigan (Australia)
Executive Producer
ABC Arts

Passionate about finding suprising ways to connect audiences with the arts, Kalita commissions a vibrant slate of series and feature documentaries, including the AACTA award winning Firestarter ā€“ The Story of Bangarra.

Kalita leads the pan-ABC Know My Name campaign, featuring The Exhibitionists, a provocative docu-comedy that celebrates unsung women of Australian art, made in collaboration with the National Gallery of Australia.

2022 commissions include the charming series Tiny Oz, celebrating craft and history in equal measure co-hosted by Jimmy Rees; Inside The Sydney Opera House, a beautifully crafted fly-on-the-wall series; Sydney Film Festival winner Iā€™m Wanita and Backburning, a monumental feature documentary on Midnight Oil. Previous slate includes Step into Paradise, the extraordinary story of iconic fashionistas Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson; Books that Made Us a stunning three part series on Australian books hosted by Claudia Karvan; Going Country an Australian country music series hosted by Justine Clarke; and AACTA award-winning feature documentaries: Firestarter ā€“ The Story of Bangarra & My Name is Gulpilil.

Previously, Kalita was a director and series producer in the independent sector, and has made a broad range of programs over the past 20 years for the UK, USA and Australian TV markets.

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation is Australia’s national broadcaster. It is principally funded by direct grants from the Australian Government and is administered by a government-appointed board.