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Ester Harding Producer

Ester Harding is an award-winning producer, with a strong story background learned through literature studies and journalism. Screen producing credits include After Six-Four (Official Selection IDFA DocLab 2014 Digital Storytelling Competition; 2014 UNAA Media Awards Nominee) (SBS Online); all media documentary Storm Surfers 3D (SPA Awards 2012 Interactive Producer of the Year, with Firelight Productions); and I Am A Girl (nominated for four 2014 AACTA Awards, including Best Feature Documentary, and winner of the Screen Producers Australia 2014 Award for Best Feature Documentary).

In 2015, Ester joined See Pictures and works across their slate, both in development and production.

Radha Mitchell Producer

In 2009, Radha Mitchell co-produced and starred in the indie, The Waiting City, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and screened for the closing gala of the 2010 Indian Film Festival Los Angeles (IFFLA). Radha has since co-produced Expecting (2013) and most recently, the short film Whoever was Using this Bed (2016). She has also starred in such features as Surrogates, opposite Bruce Willis; Standing Up, with Val Kilmer; The Children Of Huang Shi, with Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Chow Yun-Fat; Feast Of Love, alongside Morgan Freeman and Greg Kinnear; Silent Hill, as the leading role; Finding Neverland, opposite Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet and Dustin Hoffman; Man On Fire, with Denzel Washington; the innovative feature film Phone Booth, opposite Colin Farrell; Pitch Black, starring Vin Diesel; and her acclaimed dual performance as both the comic and tragic leads in Woody Allen’s Melinda and Melinda. In Australia, Radha has just starred opposite Richard Roxburgh in the dramedy, Looking for Grace.

Chloe Rickard Producer

Chloe Rickard is Partner and Head of Production at Jungle, serving as lead producer on Here Come the Habibs (2015), No Activity (2015), Soul Mates (2014), The Moodys (2014), A Moody Christmas (2012) and The Elegant Gentlemen's Guide to Knife Fighting (2012).

She is currently in pre-production of Soul Mates series 2 for the ABC and NBCU, and in development for the feature film The Murderous Urges of Ordinary Women.

Alethea Jones Director

Alethea Jones is an Australian director, writer and choreographer. Most recently, Alethea directed A History of Radness, a pilot for Amazon Studios. On this she collaborated with music heavyweights including James Iha (A Perfect Circle and Smashing Pumpkins), Henry Rollins, Bethany Cosentino (Best Coast), Dan Reynolds (Imagine Dragons) and Hutch Harris (The Thermals). In 2014, she enjoyed her debut into American television directing for Amazon Studios’ Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street. She has since been invited back to direct two more episodes of the series. Back in Australia Alethea was one of the directors of controversial television sketch series The Elegant Gentleman’s Guide to Knife Fighting (ABC). Her most recent short film, Dave’s Dead collected the audience choice award at the St Kilda Film Festival and has screened at both the Melbourne International Film Festival and Sydney Film Festival with Dendy Award nominations for Best Film and Best Director.

Daina Reid Director

Daina Reid started her career in the film and television industry as a comedy writer and actor appearing alongside Eric Bana, Shaun Micallef and Rachel Griffiths before making the move behind the camera. Over the last decade, she has cemented her position as one of Australia’s most sought-after directors of premium event television.

She has been a frequent collaborator with award-winning producer John Edwards on projects, including Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo (Southern Star/ABC); Howzat! Kerry Packer’s War (Southern Star/Nine) and Paper Giants: Magazine War.

Liz Doran Writer

Liz Doran started her TV writing career on The Secret Life of Us and has since written for a wide range of shows including Please Like Me, Dance Academy, The Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries, Love Child, Carla Cametti PD and Sugar Rush for Channel 4 in the UK. She was the series 1 script producer for Dance Academy and wrote several episodes for the following two seasons, for which she was nominated for an AWGIE. In 2015 she co-created and was the head writer/script producer on the AACTA Award-winning (Best Children’s TV Series) Ready For This with Blackfella Films and Werner Productions for ABC3.

She also wrote the first episode for Molly, a two-part, 90-minute mini-series about Molly Meldrum and Countdown for Channel 7, which had consolidated ratings of 3.29 million viewers.

Lally Katz Writer

In 2013 Lally Katz’s one-woman show Stories I Want To Tell You In Person played to packed audiences at Belvoir and Malthouse Theatre and was remounted off Broadway in New York. In 2014 it transferred to Hothouse Theatre and Brink Productions in Adelaide. In 2015 ABC TV commissioned and produced a television adaptation of the show, produced by Matchbox Pictures and starring Lally. Belvoir and Lally have recently toured the production throughout India. Lally’s work for television includes adult one-hour dramas Wonderland, Wentworth and Spirited and children’s series The Elephant Princess.

Lally is currently writing an original television series for Matchbox/NBCU.

Greg Waters Writer

Greg Waters is a freelance writer and script editor. He has been the ABC Script Executive on TV series including Rake, Anzac Girls, Secret River, Janet King, Paper Giants, Crownies, The Straits and Hiding. He script produced or script edited Soul Mates, Secret City, Ready for This, Dance Academy and comedy feature Accidents Happen. He has written for Secret City, Dance Academy, My Place, Fireflies, The Alice and Out of the Blue and worked on the development of several upcoming TV series. He is a former political adviser and a graduate of AFTRS.

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