Bill Warnock Writers Initiative 2017

The Bill Warnock Writers Initiative is an emerging writers year-long program providing tailored professional and project development funding and support to dedicated, unique West Australian voices.

Aaron Moss

Writer

Aaron Moss

Writer

Aaron Moss is a Western Australian screenwriter with an interest in eccentric, adventure-driven characters and black comedy.  After graduating with a Diploma in Film & TV from Central Institute of Technology, he has been writing feature and television pilot scripts full time, building a diverse slate which has attracted numerous awards and attention internationally.  Aaron is currently focusing on participating in long form TV television series writers rooms in Australia or abroad.

 

Notable work: 

The Angry Man Series

Ray of Sunshine (OOMPF funded)

IMDB

Contact details:

E-mail: aaronmossmedia@hotmail.com

Website: www.aaronmossmedia.com

Mobile: +61403643508

Twitter: @amos488

Miley Tunnecliffe

Writer, Director, Producer and Performer

Miley Tunnecliffe

Writer, Director, Producer and Performer

Miley is a writer, director, producer and performer who has created numerous short comedies and dramas. Her writing has placed in several esteemed US screenwriting competitions including The Oscar Academy Nicholls. Her romantic drama Lola & Luis was nominated for best film and won best actor at the 2016 WA Screen Awards. Miley is currently working in writers rooms and developing her own projects for television and film as she progresses towards her first commercial broadcast credit.

Notable work:

Love in a Disabled Toilet

Lola & Luis – 

Bye Bye Lulu

IMDB

 

Contact details:

Email: miley.blackmilestone@gmail.com

Website: www.blackmilestonepictures.com

Phone: 0409 094 414

Feature Navigator 2016-17

A yearlong development initiative designed to progress motivated, passionate and talented West Australian Directors towards their first feature film. These are the three standout applicants for 2016-17

Jub Clerc

Director

Jub Clerc

Director

Jub Clerc is a Nyul Nyul/Yawuru director from the Kimberley. In the arts since the age of fourteen, she has worked on multiple film productions and has directed short films such as Storytime, Music Men, Min Min Light and Abbreviation – a chapter of the acclaimed The Turning. Throughout, Jub has been working steadily towards her first feature film.

NOTABLE WORK:

Storytime
The Turning: Abbreviation

CONTACT:

EMAIL: jubulj@yahoo.com.au

 

Zoe Pepper

Director

Zoe Pepper

Director

Zoe Pepper has been directing theatre for the past decade, working with the Sydney Theatre Company, Perth Theatre Company and Black Swan State Theatre Company, as well as her own company, Side Pony Productions. She has written, directed and co-produced two short films and an online comedy short. Zoe is also a recipient of the 2014-2016 Creative Australia Emerging Career Artist Fellowship from the Australia Council for the Arts to continue to develop interactive digital work.

NOTABLE WORK:

You be the Widow
Melissa and Gabby

CONTACT:

EMAIL: zoe@sideponyproductions.com

David Vincent Smith

Writer & Director

David Vincent Smith

Writer & Director

David Vincent Smith has written and directed several short films, including his most recent project, We Were Here, which picked up four WA Screen Awards in 2016 including Best Film. David has spent many years directing music and corporate videos, and currently has a number of projects in development. David is looking to take the next step in his career with his first feature film.

NOTABLE WORK:

We Were Here
Showreel

CONTACT:

EMAIL: dvsperth@icloud.com

 

Emerging Producer 2016-17

This initiative provides committed emerging Western Australian producers with a year of tailored professional opportunities and project funding to enhance their producing skills, develop new projects and make national and international industry contacts.

Brooke Silcox

Brooke Silcox

Brooke is a film and television producer working in factual and drama. She is interested in telling authentic stories and has a natural inclination towards ideas in the creative and arts worlds. Her prior experience includes concept development, production, post production and distribution.

NOTABLE WORK:

Arts Bites: Ian Strange (2016) Documentary series
Meal Tickets (2016) Feature Documentary
The Bad Guy: Abdul Abdullah (2014) Documentary

CONTACT:

EMAIL: brookesilcox@gmail.com
WEBSITE: www.mealtickets.tv

Shakara Walley

Shakara Walley

Passionate about comedy and drama projects, Shakara Walley comes from a theatre background where she worked on the Perth International Arts Festival Opening Events, in 2015 on The Giants and 2016 on Home as well as many plays for Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company. She was the Producer Attachment to David Jowsey (Bunya Productions) and Vincent Sheehan (Porchlight Films) on WA feature film Jasper Jones.

CONTACT:

EMAIL: shakara.walley@gmail.com