Julie Bertuccelli started her film career as an assistant director, working with acclaimed directors such as Krzysztof Kieślowski, Bertrand Tavernier, Otar Iosseliani and Emmanuel Finkiel. She has also directed several acclaimed documentaries. Her feature debut was Since Otar Left, which she both wrote and directed. It went on to win several major awards including International Critics Week at the Cannes Film Festival and a Cesar Award for best first feature.
Sue Taylor has been a filmmaker for over twenty-five
years. Since establishing her own company in 2001,
Taylor Media, she is most recognised for her Australian productions, The Shark Net, the award winning 3 part miniseries based on the novelist Robert Drewe’s memoirs, the feature film, Last Train To Freo, a superbly acted emotional rollercoaster ride to hell and back on public transport, and the acclaimed period telemovie, 3 Acts of Murder.
In 2004 Sue received the Screen Producers Association of Australia (SPAA) Drama Producer of the Year.
Yaël Fogiel, along with Laetitia Gonzalez, set up the French production company, Les Films du Poisson in 1994. Within a year, the organisation had won the Hachette Foundation award for Best Young Producer, and to date have been awarded four Cesar (French Oscar) Awards.
The company has produced more than one hundred feature films, documentaries and short films; these include Voyages, Since Otar Left and Jellyfish, which won the Camera D’Or in 2007.
Rosemary is one of Australia’s leading film and television producers. Her recent film credits include The Eternity Man with UK director Julien Temple, the 2007 Sundance hit Clubland, starring Oscar nominee Brenda Blethyn and directed by Cherie Nowlan. She’s also executive producer of James Bogle’s feature film Closed for Winter, starring Natalie Imbruglia and the award winning children’s series Lockie Leonard, based on the novels by Tim Winton and Scorched, the major television and cross platform event for the Nine Network and Granada.
Kent is the managing director of KOJO Pictures (Australian and NZ Distributors for The Tree), and is the founding partner of the Kojo Group Australia, which includes the post production division, Oasis Post. Kent’s producer credits include: the extraordinary 2:37, which received official selection in the 2006 Cannes Film Festival - Un Certain Regard, and the independent Australian features, Closed For Winter, Beautiful, Spike UpSwerve, directed by Craig Lahiff. Kent is also an experienced cinematographer, with ACS accreditation. (winner Best Short Feature AFI 2007).