Georgia is a Melbourne based, AACTA nominated producer with 13 years experience developing advertising campaigns, original TV & Film content. In 2014 she was the winner of SBS/ Screen NSW “Comedy Runway” and in 2016 developed and produced “Kid vs Kid”, a twenty episode kids comedy series for ABC3. Her series “Seconds”, an original dark comedy, was development funded by Screen Australia and picked up by Beyond International.
Following that her original children’s series ‘Insomniacs’ was development funded by Film Victoria. Since then, she’s developed 3 more comedy series which have all attached series partners and her short film GRACE was nominated for an AACTA award. She can be now found working as an Executive Producer and General Manager for the sketch comedy group ‘Aunty Donna’ and their production company ‘Haven’t You Done Well Productions’. Georgia also oversees their award winning Youtube channel Grouse House, making original content and local acquisitions which has over 54,000 subscribers.
Career & Background
What inspired you to do what you are doing now?
My biggest inspiration was my father before he unexpectedly passed away when I was 24
What was your journey and where are you headed in your career right now?
Started working in commercial with a side hobby of developing comedy series – Have now flipped it around and my main focus is comedy & TV production, with a side focus on commercial.
What drives and inspires you
What are your core values?
You as a Mentor
Why have you decided to become a mentor?
When I was pregnant I felt a huge fear of stepping away from my work both personally and professionally – I would have loved some guidance through this part of my life as it was such a new struggle for me. I’d like to offer that to someone else in a similar position or considering balancing motherhood with a career themselves.
What are the top skills or qualities you bring to mentoring?
- Willing to be vulnerable