Producers picked for Ausfilm Week London

22 August, 2014 by Staff Writer

Ausfilm has announced the 15 Australian producers who will participate in Ausfilm Week London from October 20-23.

The event aims to create and develop co-production opportunities between Australian and UK producers for feature film and high-end TV drama.


The schedule will feature meetings for Australian producers with UK counterparts for specific co-production projects that hold international appeal.

Following a call out for submissions, the following Australian production companies and representatives have been selected:

Australian attendees – Ausfilm Week London 2014:

• Aidan O'Bryan – WBMC
• Amanda Higgs – Amanda Higgs Pty Ltd
• Bridget Callow-Wright – Midwinter Films
• Heather Ogilvie – Galvanized Film Group
• Jamie Hilton – See Pictures
• Joanna Werner – Werner Film Productions Pty Ltd
• Martha Coleman – Goalpost Pictures
• Melissa Kelly – Factor 30 Films
• Meredith Garlick – Thomas Street Productions
• Patrick McDonald – Wolfhound Pictures Pty Ltd
• Stephen Luby – Ruby Entertainment Pty Ltd
• Sue Taylor – Taylor Media
• Tania Chambers – Feisty Dame Productions Pty Ltd
• Tanya Phegan – Porchlight Films Pty Ltd
• Trish Lake & Ben McNeill – Freshwater Pictures

Ausfilm CEO Debra Richards said, “It’s a very diverse offering with a great variety of projects ranging from comedy, drama, sci-fi, animation and mystery features to high-end TV drama. I feel confident the group will offer strong opportunities for development with UK partners."

Other events in the program include industry roundtables, incentive panel sessions, finance and broadcasting workshops and networking events to develop and foster growth between the Australian and UK film and television industries.