Latrobe Tasmania, Australia
Paul Moran is a Scottish creative producer living in Tasmania. After graduating with BA(Hons) in Filmmaking & Screenwriting Paul found soon found himself settling on the other side of the planet, but a notorious Scottish sensibility followed him to Tasmania where he found a palpable resonance with his homeland.
Having produced several internationally screened and award-winning short films, Paul became a recipient of Screen Australia Enterprise funding, securing a placement at Blue Rocket Productions to be mentored as a creative producer. In this period Paul has worked as an associate producer on kids animated series, Dumbotz , for Nine Network and has produced a short documentary, Sidelines , for SBS and animated comedy web-series, Moments of Clarity, as well as working on several other projects across the company’s slate.
As a gregarious lover of people, places and the stories that lie intertwined within them, Paul actively seeks to combine his passions and open view of the world with his imperative for telling screen stories. Paul has been selected as one of Screen Producers Australia’s “Ones to Watch.”
Ella is an experienced writer, director and producer with 20 years experience in documentary, factual and current affairs. She wrote and directed her first documentary De Witt Island 7001: Back to the Big Witch for SBS’s Australia by Numbers series in 2003. It told the story of a young woman who went to live on a remote Tasmanian island in 1971 and the media storm that followed her. Ella went on to work as a producer for SBS’s Insight program, ABC Radio 702 Sydney and Independent Production house CJZ. Her credits include Go Back to Where you Came From series 3 , Joe Hildebrand’s Shitsville Express which tested young political aspirants for the ABC and crime show Wanted for Channel Ten. Most recently she wrote, directed and produced a 19-minute single episode version of Flavour Swap for SBS on Demand.
Animator. Editor. Visual effects artist. Model maker.
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Vivien is experienced as an assistant editor for drama/documentary, an animatic editor for animation and in visual effects as a lead compositor. She is also skilled in storyboarding with a strong background in continuity and experience visualising complex sequences in After Effects.
Other professional experience includes directing and editing web promo and behind the scenes content, including for the ABC.
Parallel to her production work Vivien has directed and produced independent 2D and stop motion animation including "A Girl Needs A Bike" which screened at twenty international film festivals including Melbourne International Animation Festival. She has an MA from the Royal College of Art, London (2019) and experience developing AR and VR experiences.
Accepted into the AFTRS Talent Camp 2017.
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Adam Ransley is a small town boy home grown in Bridgewater, Tasmania. Having always harnessed a passion for story telling, his childhood comic strips about super heroes evolved into the moving image and script writing.
In 2011, straight out of three years of media studies at Rosny College, he was the recipient of Wide Angle Tasmania's Raw Nerve initiative, where he wrote, produced and directed his first professional short; Dibs , and in 2013, he was the recipient of Screen Tasmania's Silverscreen funding, enabling him to hone his skills and do a few master classes with Vicki Madden ( The Kettering Incident ) and Ellen Sandler ( Everybody Loves Raymond ).
Inspired by some of the worlds best crime dramas, he began working on his own TV pilot ideas and began developing Eastside, which won the BOFA Film Festival's inaugural Devil Writer's award in 2013.
In recent years he has worked on several short films, writing Wing and a Prayer and Bloodgurgler.
A lateral, outside-the-box-thinker, he aspires to work full time in creating some of Australia's finest television.
Franklin, Tasmania, Australia
An active screenwriter for over 7 years, writing across multiple genres- feature scripts, shorts and TV.
Winner and finalist of many writing competitions.
Received script requests from multiple production companies and studios including Warner Brother's Studios (WAR IN HEAVEN, feature), Fox Television US (CLOSURE, mow version). Also garnered interest from M Power Productions, Lifetime Channel and other US and Australian production companies.
Developed CLOSURE (feature version) for David Hannay Productions.
2011 recipient of Screen Tasmania's New Writer's Fund.
Active in the Tasmanian film industry since 2010
2013 recipient of Raw Nerve funding as a writer/director of BLUE SHIRT GREEN TIE, for Wide Angle Tasmania and ABC2.
2015 winner Best Short Screenplay at the Terror Film Festival, Philadelphia USA for LOVE IN A TIME OF ZOMBIES.
Nominated for Best Short Screenplay at the 2015 Terror Film Festival, Philadelphia USA for RAT TRAP.
2015 finalist for Best Short Screenplay at Shriekfest, Los Angeles USA for 3 scripts: RAT TRAP, VAN DEMON & LOVE IN THE TIME OF ZOMBIES.
2015 nomination for Best Short Screenplay at the Independent Horror Movie Awards, USA for LOVE IN THE TIME OF ZOMBIES.
2016 nomination for Best Short Screenplay at the New York Independent Film Festival, USA for comedy FUNBUDDY.
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Is a gofer that has worked on small to large scale productions.
Occasionally does drawings and animates them.
Hobart TAS, Australia
Daniel g raduated from the University of Tasmania and the University of California with a post graduate certificate in Creative Writing. Daniel has worked for major screen companies including Match Box Pictures, Madman, Guess Works Pictures and The Allegiance.
In 2014, Daniel started video production company Ashton and Peek. His commercial clients include H&M, RACV, The Australian Art Orchestra and The Australian Childhood Foundation.
Editor, Animator and Producer
Lenah Valley, Tasmania, Australia
Zane Pinner is the Editor of four animated television series by Blue Rocket Productions - Pixel Pinkie (26 Episodes, Season 2), Mega Bites (6 Episodes), Fanshaw and Crudnut (52 Episodes), Dumbotz ( 52 episodes) - and the telemovie Attack of the Slug Santas (2016). He was also Animatics Editor of Pixel Pinkie Season 1.
His original screenplay The Cyclone Engine (Feature - animation) received development funding from Screen Tasmania and was developed with Keith Thompson of Goalpost Pictures. He has also published two novels and was a finalist in the 2001 Dymock's Young Australian Author of the Year.
Zane has appeared as an actor in a range of international screen productions including The Kettering Incident , Exile in Hell, Darwin: The voyage that shook the world and Arctic Blast along with many local short films and television commercials.
Zane's company Studio Luck Dragon has produced over 300 television commercials and 500 radio commercials for local, national and international clients along with music videos, Explainers, ident animations and foreign language edits. Our clients include Freedman International, EA Games, 360 Degree Marketing, Resilience Marketing, Hobart City Mission, The Career Training Institute amongst many others.