Nina Oyama is a stand-up comedian who's also written for Tonightly, The Chaser's Election Desk and sitcom in ABC Iview's Fresh Blood Pilot Season initiative; a show she created with her friend Angus Thompson and also acted in ABC's Utopia.  

You can check out The Angus Project here:

https://iview.abc.net.au/show/fresh-blood-the-angus-project

We talk about her time at Tonightly, caring for Angus (who has cerebral palsy) and lots more. 

Direct download: Nina_Oyama_Complete.mp3
Category:TV & Movies -- posted at: 9:40am AEST

Tim Lee is an accomplished screenwriter who has written for Rescue Special Ops, Serangoon Road, Doctor Doctor and Mystery Road.  His path into screenwriting took many twists and turns however, resulting in a story of perseverance that has led to Awgie, AACTA and even NSW Premier's Literary Award nominations for his writing. 

Direct download: Tim_Lee_Complete.mp3
Category:TV & Movies -- posted at: 1:31pm AEST

Following on from my podcasts with Stephen Vagg in Eps 49 and 50, finally we talk about his own career.  It's a great chat, talking about his time as Script Producer of Neighbours, his writing and living in LA.

Direct download: Stephen_Vagg_Complete.mp3
Category:TV & Movies -- posted at: 1:20pm AEST

Emma and Shaun are a husband and wife writing team who met whilst working in the Neighbours writer's room.  Individually, they've written Neighbours, Home & Away and Winners & Losers, where they also worked in house as Script Producer and Associate Script Producer.  But now they're writing together and they've had a script selected for the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum List and two TV Pilots and a feature film go into development. 

Direct download: Emma__Shaun_Complete.mp3
Category:TV & Movies -- posted at: 10:50am AEST

Felicity Packard is a super experienced writer and producer, having worked on Janet King, Wolf Creek, Anzac Girls, Underbelly and going back to GP.

 

In this episode we talk about her career, Wolf Creek and the recent ABC and Netflix show, Pine Gap; an international political thriller which is set around the Australian and American joint defence intelligence facility at Pine Gap.

Direct download: Felicity_Packard_Complete.mp3
Category:TV & Movies -- posted at: 4:08pm AEST

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