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2017-2018 industry placements

Talent Development


Gary Abrahams has secured a placement with Matchbox Pictures under the mentorship of producer Tony Ayres (Glitch, The Slap, The Family Law). Gary will work and shadow across development, pre-production and production of a commissioned work in 2018.

November 2017

Anthea Williams will undertake a six month part-time placement with Causeway Films (The Babadook, Cargo, Buoyancy) in Sydney. Working closely with producers Samantha Jennings and Kristina Ceyton, Anthea will be focussed on the company's current development slate.

Fiona Tuomy will be placed with Film Art Media (Sue Maslin - The Dressmaker, Japanese Story) and Seymour Films (Charlotte Seymour - Other People's Problems). Based in Melbourne Fiona will work in development focussing on a number of fiction and factual projects across the slate of both companies, as well as her own projects.

Santilla Chingaipe has secured a three month placement at ArenaMedia (Paper Planes, The Warriors, Barracuda) in Melbourne. Working with Robert Connolly and other key staff across their development and production slate, Santilla will also receive support and mentorship on her own projects during the placement.

WA-based Mala Sujan will be placed at the newly formed Easy Tiger Productions in Sydney under the mentorship of highly experienced producer Ian Collie (Doctor Doctor, Jack Irish, Rake). The opportunity allows Mala to upskill in her area of interest - creative producing and developing scripted content across platforms.

August 2017

Further to her participation in Screen Australia’s Developing the Developer, Jenevieve Chang has secured two placements in development. She will work with senior executives in Arclight and Felix Media, both located in Sydney.

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