AC Productions makes documentaries for television, film festivals and galleries. It’s run by producer, director and journalist Anna Cottrell. She enjoys historical documentaries and has an eye for people with a good story who tackle life’s challenges with guts, determination and humour.


Latest Documentaries

Great War Stories

Great War Stories - TV3

The third series of Great War Stories is to screen on 3News Newshub 18 - 24 April 2016. Two previous series available on DVD or can be viewed on the Ministry for Culture & Heritage website. Each personal story is between 3 to 4 minutes  - an excellent resource for students.

Running for their Lives

Anna Cottrell raised funds on, an American crowd funding site, to take Terefe Ejigu's mother Mulu to her son's graduation in the States in April.

 Lest We Forget

Anne Frank
Lest We Forget which tells Holocaust survivors' stories, is screening with the exhibition: "Anne Frank: a history for today" at Auckland Museum.