Typecast entertainment course convenor
Damienne is a Melbourne based Producer/Curator who has a professional visual arts background as a jewellery maker and painter. Damienne is currently in production producing a Documentary, ‘Laurel’s Story- from Sapphire to Saigon’ and developing two TV Series, Eden and artEFFECT. She is currently producing 'First Nations on Film' as part of YIRRAMBOI 2019, a five day film festival curated by Tony Briggs. She is also producing two short films and two talks per year at ACMI's 'In Conversation' Series.
Beck Cole is a filmmaker and screenwriter who hails from Alice Springs. Her work has screened all over the world; Sundance Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival, Sydney Film Festival, Adelaide Film Festival and the Montreal Film Festival to name a few. Her writer/director work includes the feature film “Here I Am” (2012) and shorts "Plains Empty” and “Flat”. Her Documentary work includes “Making Samson & Delilah”, "First Australians; The Untold story of Australia”, “Lore of Love” and “Wirriya; small boy”. Recently Beck co-directed “Black Comedy”, "Redfern Now" and "The Warriors" for ABCTV.
compton course convenor
Andrea has worked as a film producer, writer and development executive in Australia, Hollywood and South Africa. Her film The Jammed broke box office records and won a sweep of awards including Best Script, Best Music and Best Film at the 2007 INSIDE FILM Awards, as well as seven AFI Award nominations. Andrea holds a Masters in Screen Art & Business from AFTRS, and is a TEDx Speaker and speaker coach.