January 2015

 

Utopia wins Most Outstanding Comedy Series at the 2014 AACTA Awards!


 

Predestination also won 4 AACTA Awards!  Sarah Snook took out Best Actress and the film also won Best Cinematography, Best Editing and Best Production Design.  Huge congrats to all!


 

http://www.aacta.org/winners-nominees/4th-aacta-awards.aspx


 

 

 

December 2014

 

Predestination leads the way in AACTA Award Nominations announced!

 

Utopia also nominated for Best Comedy Series.

 

Congrats to all nominees – list here

 

http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/movies/4th-aacta-awards-full-list-of-nominees-20141203-11zde7.html

 

 

 

November 2014

 

Nowhere Boys series 2 premiering Sunday 23rd November!

 

http://www.abc.net.au/abc3/shows/nowhereboys2.htm


 

 

 

November 2014

 

Filming has started on my current project – Little Lunch for ABC3 with Gristmill – these kids are fantastic and it’s going to be such a funny series filled with a lot of laughs and a lot of heart!

 

http://actf.com.au/news/10171/filming-starts-on-little-lunch-mockumentary

 

 

 

 

October 2014

 

Upper Middle Bogan series 2 premiering  Thursday 16th October, this is a HILARIOUS show and a great team to work with!

 

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/programs/upper-middle-bogan/

 



27th August 2014

PREDESTINATION is in cinemas tomorrow, Thursday 28th August!

Reviews are fantastic

http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/tv/predestination-aussie-scifi-film-shot-in-melbourne-but-set-in-cleveland-destined-for-greatness/story-e6frfmyi-1227034142444

And a list of cinemas you can see it can be found here-

http://www.pinnaclefilms.com.au/Product/Details/5ba7f4e8-d08a-4c4c-871c-a11100ec8a63


7th August 2014

UTOPIA premieries on ABC next Wednesday 13th August.  I did all the Additional Casting on this one... such a great cast and team.

http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/tv-and-radio/working-dog-productions-hits-utopia-jackpot-20140804-zzew8.html

http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/tv-and-radio/utopia-proves-theres-nothing-else-like-a-working-dog-formula-20140805-1004w2.html

 

22nd July 2014
PREDESTINATION Trailer
Another project I worked on last year- could not be more excited about this one.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVOpfpYijHA&feature=youtu.be

IN AUSTRALIAN CINEMAS 28TH AUGUST 2014!!



5th June 2014

Coming soon- the latest series of The Amazing Race Australia!

https://au.tv.yahoo.com/the-amazing-race-australia/#page1

 


8th April 2014

Cast have been announced for the new feature film I am working on - Sucker!

http://if.com.au/2014/04/07/article/YouTube-star-Spall-cast-in-Sucker/CWZQUVGTKF.html

 

 

 

10th  March 2014
Predestination premiered last night at SXSW and the reviews are looking great! I loved doing the extras and bit parts casting on this film and working with the immensely talented Spierig brothers and a great team. Keep an eye out for it! (release date yet to be announced)
http://variety.com/2014/film/reviews/sxsw-film-review-predestination-1201128430/

 

 

 

1st August 2013
Better Man concludes tonight at 8:30pm on SBS ONE.
Interesting interview here with David Wenham who plays lawyer Julian McMahon.
http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2013/07/david-wenham-proud-of-better-mans-message.html


I'm also looking forward to seeing Steph and Victoria on Formal Wars tonight! I co-cast this pilot with Jessica Murphy
http://au.tv.yahoo.com/formal-wars/video/watch/18171976/formal-wars-thursday-9-00pm/

 

 

18th July 2013
5 star review from TV Tonight for Better Man - hope everyone can tune in 8:30pm Thursday July 25 / August 1 on SBS ONE!

http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2013/07/better-man.html

 

 

3rd June 2013
The Bachelor Australia is now looking for single men and women...

The Bachelor Australia – new series coming soon to TEN!

Are you a guy or girl ready to find true love? Click here to apply!
http://ten.com.au/tvshows/thebachelor.htm

 

23rd March 2013

A web campaign I cast for The Glow Run, how fun does it look? Get into it!

http://www.glowrun.com.au/

 

 

 

11th March 2013

Nominees are announced... hurrah for Underground for 3 nominations!
http://www.tvweeklogieawards.com.au/logie-buzz/articles/2013/3/nominees-revealed-for-the-2013-tv-week-logie-awards!/

 

16th October 2012

ASIAN EXTRAS NEEDED

I'm currently casting a project requiring extras Melbourne based extras from an Asian background (in particular Chinese, Vietnamese, Singaporean, Indian and Thai) All ages from 18 upwards, male and female.   Shoot dates are various through November-December.   Please send a headshot and CV through to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested and available!

 

 

5th October 2012
I loved seeing my old boss casting guru Jan giving Brynne Edelsten some acting coaching last night on My Bedazzled Life!!
Brought back memories of being in the Neighbours audition room....
http://au.tv.yahoo.com/plus7/brynne/-/watch/15018739/thu-4-oct-series-1-episode-1/

 


This is awesome -
Underground this Sunday at 8:30pm on 7
http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2012/10/julian-assange-gives-underground-movie-the-thumbs-up.html

 

11th September 2012

First review from Toronto Film Festival is in for Underground - exciting!
http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/box-seat/taut-thriller-assange-movie-highlights-teen-struggle-20120911-25p5w.html

 

And an interview with Robert Connolly, Anthony LaPaglia and Alex Williams at TIFF.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mleMyaCe2vc&feature=youtu.be

 

 

10th September 2012

Kath & Kimderella #1 at the Box Office- yippeee!!!  Such a fun film to work on.
http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/movies/kath-kim-beat-the-expendables-2-at-the-australian-box-office/story-e6frfmvr-1226471153941

 

 

7th September 2012

I’m looking forward to casting extras on this project soon, Better Man for SBS

http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2012/07/new-drama-series-on-van-tuong-nguyen-for-sbs.html

 

 

15th  August 2012

Underground is premiering at Toronto Film Festival!  This is such exciting news, I can’t wait to see the finished product.

Link to article on TV Tonight -
http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2012/08/tens-assange-telemovie-to-premiere-at-toronto-film-fest.html

In other news, not long to wait until the foxy ladies are on the big screen - Kath and Kimderella is out at cinemas on 6th September!

Links to Herald Sun and News.com.au articles-
http://www.news.com.au/news/kath-kims-huge-body-of-work/story-fnejnj7h-1226450114099
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/foxy-ladies-doll-up-for-premiere/story-fnbk7kwa-1226450405533

 

25th July 2012

More Neighbours graduates doing great things!

Dean Geyer  - Glee guest role - http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2012/07/dean-geyer-joins-glee.html

And Margot Robbie http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/margot-robbie-leonardo-dicaprio-wolf-wall-street-338825

 

 

 

 

10th July 2012

Preview/sneak peek at Kath & Kimderella, out September 6th.
Extras casting for this project was so much fun!

 

http://au.news.yahoo.com/sunday-night/video/watch/29915552/sneak-peak-kath-and-kimderella/

 

 

 

9th July 2012

CASTING CALL FOR NEW PROJECT

 

Do you have a High School Formal coming up and happy to talk about it on TV?

I am Co-Casting a new project for Matchbox Pictures  – if you want to know more, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. <mailto: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >

Please put 'FORMAL' in the title and include name, year level, formal date and parent/guardian contact details

 

 

 

21st  June 2012

Any Questions for Ben? DVD release - available Thursday 19th July!

http://www.ezydvd.com.au/DVD/any-questions-for-ben/dp/6115797

 

Also, a great article in the Green Guide today - 50 things we love about TV

http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/tv-and-radio/fifty-things-we-love-about-tv-20120620-20mng.html

 

 

22nd  May 2012

That’s a wrap!  Underground is now in Post Production, here’s a piece from the Sunday Age…

http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/tv-and-radio/film-captures-the-teenage-assange-20120519-1yxn0.html

 

 

8th April 2012

Cast announced for “Underground”.  Written and Directed by Robert Connolly, Executive Produced by Tony Ayres and Produced by Helen Bowden and Matchbox Pictures, it will be see on Channel 10 in the second half of the year!  I am doing Extras Casting  - such an amazing group of people to work with and a great project!

 

http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2012/04/griffiths-lapaglia-for-assange-biopic.html

 

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/julian-assange-tv-movie-anthony-lapaglia-rachel-griffiths-310039

 

 

 

15th April 2012

First trailer for Kath & Kimderella, get set for September - it’s going to be hilarious!

http://www.kathandkimderella.com/

 

 

March, 2012

It’s been 25 years since Scott and Charlene tied the knot on Neighbours!  See inside for interview with Jan Russ, Casting Director extraordinaire and my old boss from when I worked on Neighbours from 2001-2009, so many fond memories of good times and working with really great people!  The wedding was well before my time working on the show but I remember it was the first episode of Neighbours I ever watched…

http://tvweek.ninemsn.com.au/blog.aspx?blogentryid=996969&showcomments=true

 

 

23rd February 2012

The countdown is on to seeing these hornbags on the big screen!

 

I cast extras and some  additional roles on Kath & Kimderella in 2011.

 

http://www.encoremagazine.com.au/kath-kimderella-due-out-in-september-12582#more-12582

 

 

 

11th January 2012

 I am SO excited about the release of "Any Questions for Ben?" which I worked on in 2010. It's a great Australian film from the Working Dog team with so many talented people - it's out in cinemas on the 9th February so do yourself a favour and see it next month!!!
http://www.thereelbits.com/2011/12/20/new-trailer-for-australias-any-questions-for-ben/

 

 

 

December, 2011

Series 3 of Prank Patrol – Prank Patrol Road Trip – is coming soon!  I've been busy finding talented kids in Melbourne and Adelaide..

http://prankpatrol.abc.net.au/

 

 

21st November 2011

Well, this is exciting!  Sneak Peek AQFB!

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10150405595067375

 

 

 

3rd April 2011

Prank Patrol is up for Most Outstanding Logie!!  Congrats to all involved!

http://prankpatrol.abc.net.au/

 

 

 

February 2011

I have been working in at Freehand Productions on pre-production (Casting) of Dancing With the Stars,  Series 11…new judge and cast have been announced!

http://au.tv.yahoo.com/dancing-with-the-stars/video/-/watch/25139031/meet-the-new-dancing-judge/

 

 

 

22nd November 2010

Scotty and the Pranksters are back!!! Prank Patrol on tonight and every weeknight at 6:25pm!
http://prankpatrol.abc.net.au/