EXPERIENCE

Film - Feature

'Wanderbust' (comedy), Cliff House Prods, 2019. (co-dir/writ/prod) - in development

'Butter Paper' (dramatic comedy), Cliff House Prods, 2019. (dir/writ/prod) - in development (CreateNSW)

'Zombie Bro' (kids comedy), May Grehan dir., 2017. (producer) - post-production

'Frisky' (dramatic comedy), Cliff House Prods, 2017. (dir/writ/prod) - Madman Entertainment/Gravitas

'Winning Formula' (comedy), LFL Entertainment, 2017. (writ/prod/art dir) - Lionsgate/Indican Pictures

 

Film - Short

'Wishes' (music video), Cliff House Prods, 2017. (dir/writ/prod) - Sony Music/Ultra

'Potluck', Thedarclaud, 2015. (dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Quit Yer Lion', Thedarclaud, 2015. (dir/writ/prod/animator)

'Olympic Torch', Do It Live Productions, 2012. (co-dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Bacon', NYFA - Adam Nimoy, 2010 (writ/prod/editor)

 

Web

'Cheetah Airways' (webseries), Cliff House Prods, 2018. (dir/writ/prod) - in development (Screen Aus)

'Avenge My Death' (webseries), Studio Unko, 2019. (director) - in development (Screen Aus)

'The Paramedics' (webseries), 2018. (director) - post production

'Resting Pitch Face' (webseries), Grumpy Sailor Productions/Google, 2019. (director)

'Service Window', Frothpocalypse, 2018. (co-dir/prod/editor)

'Cheetah Air' (web mini-series), Frothpocalypse, 2017. (dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Dyson', Frothpocalypse, 2016. (writ/prod)

'Pokemon Go Players' Theme Song', Frothpocalypse, 2016. (dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Accidental Dickhead', Frothpocalypse, 2016. (dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Hollywood For White Guys', Frothpocalypse, 2016. (dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Trump - The Truth Stinks', Frothpocalypse, 2016. (dir/prod/editor)

'Sorry - Justin Bieber Bridesmaids', Frothpocalypse, 2015. (dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Dad Jokes' (webseries), Thedarclaud, 2015. (dir/writ/prod/animator)

'Overprotective Friends', Frothpocalypse, 2015. (co-dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Charlotte Hodges', Frothpocalypse, 2015. (dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Belle Gibson - The Truth Stinks', Frothpocalypse, 2015. (co-dir/prod/editor)

'Fogue - It Girls', Heaps Funny Shorts, 2014. (co-dir/writ/producer)

'Deliveries', Do It Live Productions, 2014. (co-dir/writ/prod/editor)

'FroyOG', Heaps Funny Shorts, 2014. (co-dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Carmen - the Chicken Musical', Heaps Funny Shorts, 2014. (dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Keith and Kev' (webseries), Heaps Funny Shorts, 2013. (co-dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Wookie Error' (webseries), Heaps Funny Shorts, 2012 (co-dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Pile High Club', Do It Live Productions, 2012 (co-dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Vertical Sofa', Heaps Funny Shorts, 2012. (videographer)

'Cupid's Arrow', Heaps Funny Shorts, 2012. (videographer)

'Hoilday Card', Do It Live Productions, 2011 (co-dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Caravan Lunch', Do It Live Productions, 2011 (co-dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Banjacks and Pervis Do Hackney' (webseries), Do It Live Prods, 2011. (co-dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Pissy Chrissy', Do It Live Productions, 2011. (co-dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Cards', Do It Live Productions, 2011. (co-dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Venice Cheap Skates', Do It Live Productions, 2010. (co-dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Sebring feat. Danny Trejo', Do It Live Productions, 2010. (co-dir/writ/prod/editor)

 

Television

'Frisky', Jungle, 2019. (creator/writ) - in development

'Downline', Cliff House Prods, 2019. (creator/dir/writ/prod) - in dev (Stephanie Swedlove EP)

'Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am', ABC, 2016. (3rd AD)

'Dead Broke' (pilot), Do It Live Productions, 2012. (writ/prod/editor)

 

Theatre

'Visions and Visionaries: Pile High Club', Consuming the Arts Theatre, 2012 (co-dir/writ)

'Criminal Hearts', NYFA, 2010. (director)

'One Naked Woman And A Fully Clothed Man', NYFA, 2010 . (director)

 

Promotional

'New Zealand Tourism' (web advert.), MFJ Productions, 2016. (AD/editor)

'Creative Spaces' (web adverts.), Claudia Pickering Creative, 2015. (dir/writ/prod/editor)

'Skillify' (web adverts.), Claudia Pickering Creative, 2014. (dir/writ/prod/editor)

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PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Free The Bid Intensive Commercial Workshop (DDB) 2019

Screen Australia Gender Matters: Brilliant Pitches workshop 2018

Screen Australia Talent LA 2017 delegation

Screen NSW She Shoots Scholarship (Janos Jersch), AFTRS, Australia.

Screenwriting Summer Intensive (Jason Greiff), NYU, USA.

Feature Film Production and Direction (Dov S-S Simens), The Hollywood Film Institute, USA.

Comedy Improvisation (Todd Fasen), Upright Citizen's Brigade, Los Angeles, USA.

Comedy Improvisation (Kasey Klemm, Laura Derry), BATS Improv, San Francisco, USA.

Comedy Improvisation (Jill Eickmann), Leela, San Francisco, USA.

Acting for Film (Adam Nimoy), NYFA (Los Angeles), USA.

Voice (Linda Slade), NYFA, USA.

Scene Study (Suzanne Kent), NYFA, USA.

Filmcraft (Kelly Gardner), NYFA, USA.

Acting Technique (David Robinette), NYFA, USA.

Audition Technique (Rick Kostenick), NYFA, USA.

Production Workshop – Universal Studios Backlot (Adam Nimoy), NYFA, USA.

TV Presenting (Faye De Lanty and  Timothy Green) – NIDA, Australia.

Shakespeare (Scott Ferrara), NYFA, USA.

Monologues (David Brooks), NYFA, USA.

Comedy and Improvisation (Thomas Farnan), NYFA, USA.

Movement for Actors (Jerri Tubbs), NYFA, USA.

Screen Acting (Aaron Jeffery, Roanna Dempsey and Kylie Bonaccorso) – NIDA (Sydney), Australia.


EDUCATION

Master of Architecture – UNSW, Australia.

Diploma in Feature Film Production and Direction - The Hollywood Film Institute, USA.

Diploma in Screen Acting – NYFA, Universal Studios, USA.

Bachelor of Architectural Studies – UNSW, Australia.

International Exchange - UPV, Spain.

Higher School Certificate – Pymble Ladies’ College, Australia.


AWARDS

Australians In Film #AiFUpload Festival - Official Selection 2018 (Cheetah Air)

Chicago Comedy Film Festival - Official Selection 2015 (Winning Formula)

Tropfest, Sydney - #Tropvine Winner 2015 (Quit Yer Lion), Shortlist 2015 (Potluck)

Broad Humor Film Festival, Los Angeles - Official Selection 2015 (Frisky), WINNER: Best Feature Film (Frisky)

For Film's Sake FestivalSydney - Official Selection 2017 (Frisky)

Below Five Zero Film Festival, Melbourne - Official Selection 2016 (Frisky)

New York Film Week - Official Selection 2016 (Frisky)

Peninsula Short Film Festival - Official Selection 2016 (Potluck)

Atlanta Underground Film Festival - Official Selection 2015 (Winning Formula), WINNER: Best Comedy Feature Film (Winning Formula)

Finow Film Festival, Berlin - Official Selection 2016 (Frisky)

Toronto Film Week - Official Selection 2016 (Frisky)

Mountain of Laughs Comedy Film Festival - Official Selection 2016 (Frisky and Winning Formula)

Freshflix - Audience Choice Award 2016 (Potluck)

Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival - Official Selection 2015 (Frisky)

Cinema Constant - Best Comedy Feature Film 2015 (Frisky)

Videodrunk Film Festival, Toronto - Official Selection 2015 (Frisky)

Eyecatcher International Film Festival - Official Selection 2015 (Frisky), Best Actress Nomination (Claudia Pickering), Best Actor Nomination (Brandon Wardle)

Austin Revolution Film Festival - Official Selection 2016 (Potluck), Official Selection 2015 (Frisky), WINNER: Best Feature Film - Director's Choice (Frisky), WINNER: Female Filmmaker of the Year 2015 (Claudia Pickering), Best U.S. Comedy Feature Nomination (Frisky), Best Director Nomination (Claudia Pickering), Best Actress Nomination (Claudia Pickering and Monica Ammerman), Best Actor Nomination (Brandon Wardle)

Cebu International Film Festival - Official Selection 2015 (Winning Formula)

CinéWomen - Official Selection 2015 (Frisky)

The Temecula Independent Film Festival of the Hollywood and Los Angeles California Wine Country - Official Selection 2015 (Winning Formula), Best Picture Finalist, Best Comedy Feature Finalist.

IndieFEST - Award of Merit: Film Feature (Winning Formula)

New York Film Academy (NYFA), Universal Studios, Los Angeles - Screen Acting. 1 Year Scholarship