Rosemary Blight is one of the founding partners of Goalpost Pictures Australia a leading independent producer of Feature Film and TV drama. Film credits include HOLDING THE MAN, directed by Neil Armfield, FELONY, directed by Matthew Saville and written by Joel Edgerton and the box office hit THE SAPPHIRES, directed by Wayne Blair which was
Ben Ferris is one of the founders of Sydney Film School, where he is currently the Director and a writing/directing teacher. Ferris, a film writer/director, has screened films and won numerous awards in Paris, New York, Croatia, Italy, Tokyo, Singapore and Amsterdam, as well as having theatrical releases of his works in Tokyo, Croatia, and Australia.
Jen Peedom is a BAFTA nominated director, known for her gripping, intimate portraits of people in extreme circumstances. Her credits include the internationally renowned documentaries SOLO, SHERPA and most recently MOUNTAIN, a collaboration with the Australian Chamber Orchestra. SHERPA, was critically acclaimed on the international festival circuit, including Telluride, Toronto and London Film festivals, winning
Osama Sami is an award-winning actor, writer, poet and comedian, born in war-torn Iran to Iraqi parents. His critically acclaimed memoir Good Muslim Boy, published by Hardie Grant, was the Winner of the NSW Premier’s Literary Award and Highly Commended at the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards. His play adaptation of the book will be staged by
Rebecca’s driving passion is to facilitate stories, share these with an audience in a creative way and get people thinking. She was director and producer of the feature documentary, I am a Girl, which was launched in cinemas in 2013 to sell-out sessions, and was nominated for four AACTA Awards including Best Direction in a
Ann Marie Fleming Biography Ann Marie Fleming is an award-winning Canadian independent filmmaker, writer and artist, born in Okinawa, of Chinese and Australian parentage. Her film work incorporates various techniques: animation, documentary, experimental, dramatic, and primarily deals with themes of family, history and memory, in a continuing media critique.
Majid Barzegar Biography Since 1990, the critically acclaimed Iranian filmmaker and producer, Majid Barzegar has been involved in the production of many independent short and feature films. Most of these films have been showcased at various international film festivals including Berlinale, San Sebastian Film Festival, Rotterdam Film Festival, São
Vida Irani Biography Vida Irani has been an avid film enthusiast for most of her life. In 2015 she finally had the opportunity to direct her first short film Stigma, a documentary about the taboo subject of attempted suicide. Stigma screened at the 23rd Sydney Film School Festival
Davood Khayyam Biography Davood Khayam is an Iranian film director known for 2016 movie Mohey. He wrote and directed the short film Aquarium. Is the Managing director and Head of the board of directors of Seven White Ribbon filmmaking institute. Films at Persian
President of the Australian Directors Guild (ADG) Ray has worked as a director, producer, DOP, editor and writer on features, shorts, documentaries, and established a reputation as one of Australia's most innovative cinematographers on features such as Wrong World, The Prisoner of St Petersberg and Look Both Ways. Ray's rst feature, Return Home, received an