Talent USA New York Winners Announced

Talent USA was launched by Screen Australia in 2017 and was first held in Los Angeles. The program – which in 2018 was extended to New York – offers participants networking opportunities with American and Australian talent and content creators.

CEO of Screen Australia, graeme mason said: “It’s exciting to bring back this unique post-pandemic in-person career development opportunity and showcase some of Australia’s best creative talent internationally, as well as facilitate important business relationships in the northern market. -American. We are proud to support these creatives who are well positioned to take advantage of this opportunity and make the most of these new connections to advance their upcoming rosters and professional networks. »

Held at the Australian International Screen Forum from September 6-8 at Lincoln Center in New York, Talent USA attracts actors, filmmakers and producers from across the industry. Program delegates also attend panel discussions, industry roundtables, paired mentoring sessions, presentations and strategic consultations.

The 2022 winners are:

Juliette Boscoloauthor and director of The sound of light which was one of nine international projects invited to the Biennale College – Cinema of the Venice International Film Festival in 2019.

Lucy Campbell has worked as a script editor and script coordinator for TV shows including fire bite (AMC), Stateless (ABC/Netflix), pine hole (Netflix), Right (Sky/Foxtel) and Wolf Creek series 2 (stan).

Beck Coledirector of three seasons of ABCs award-winning comedy Black comedywith additional TV credits including Redfern Now, Grace next to me, Mustangs FC and Wentworth.

Conne PatiagWestern Sydney writer, director, producer and actor, Patiag was the show-runner and director of Halal Gurls for ABC, a series that won the Audience Award at the Marseille Webfest.

Samuel Nuggin Payntercurrently writing his feature film color of blood, with funding from Screen Australia, Screen Territory and produced by No Coincidence Media. Nuggin-Paynter also has writing credits for Little J and Big Cuz and Thalou.

Renee Webster recently released the Australian feature film How to please a woman which was acquired by Hulu.

Rachele Wiggins has multiple credits, including directing, producing, and writing credits for The beast is no morewhich won the People’s Choice Award for Best Film at Monsterfest.Thomas Wilson-Whiteaward-winning director and screenwriter, Wilson-White served as a screenwriter on the Raised from heartache reboot for Netflix, and is currently writing the Movie Rock Eisteddfod.

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