Georgia's worked in film production & exhibition since graduating Swinburne Film School in '83. Her short, Holzwege: Wood Roads/Wrong Ways won Best Short Film at Melbourne Film Festival '84, was nominated for an AFI Award and screened at festivals worldwide, attracting controversy at Oberhausen for its subject, Nazi architect Albert Speer.
She has worked extensively in screen culture: Cinema Programmer for The State Film Centre of Victoria (1983/4) and Programmer & Coordinator at Melbourne International Film Festival (1991-3). Director of the Sydney WOW Film Festival (Sydney 95-98) and Exec Producer of LOUD Media Festival of Youth Culture and the Arts (98) on Networks Ten ABC, SBS and Pay TV.
She has a production company with Gregory Miller, Film Projects, established in 1994 which has been co-producing internationally since 2000.
Her credits include;
JABE BABE: A HEIGHTENED LIFE (2005 Dir. Janet Merewether), winner AFI Award 2005 for Best Direction in a Documentary, IF Award for Best Documentary and MERIT AWARD - Taiwan Int'l Documentary Fest; SHARK TRACKER (2002) a French-Australian coproduction with MVC (France 5 & France 3). Line Producer; THE FINAL SACRIFICE (Coproduction Bang Productions Singapore 2007- Discovery Asia); BESIEGED-THE NED KELLY STORY (Coproduction with Telwell Films Ireland 2003) for Network 9, TG4 Ireland, History Channel UK and KING OF THE MARKET (Vision TV Canada & SBS 2001). Also Line Producing Credits: Dead Tired ('08 series SBS/ Nat Geo Dir Paul Scott);, One of the Lucky Ones ('07- animated/drama/doc Dir Wendy Chandler); Firestorm: Perfect Disaster (06 drama-doc) Impossible Pictures UK & Discovery International.
Temple on the Hill (SBS '98) about the Sikh community of Woolgoolga, Northern NSWMandalay (90 min '94).
Georgia's directing credits: New Beijing: Reinventing a City ('09), 52 mins (completion 2009) Premiered Guangzhou Film Festival Dec 2009, Documentary Edge Film Festival New Zealand, Sydney Film Festival. Life Chances (SBS Cutting Edge '95), A Meeting Of Ways (SBS Australian Mosiac '88), Can't Catch Prawns Without Ice-Cream ('87), and short drama Life Forms ('94, 37 min).
2009 - Writer/ Producer/Director NEW BEIJING: Reinventing a City 52 min, Premiere Guangzhou Film Festival 2009, Documentary Edge Festival NZ, Sydney Film Festival (competition), Beijing Int, Movie Festival, Planet in Focus Environmental Festival, Toronto, CNEX Festival Taiwan & Hong Kong, Asia Society New York Oct 2011, Archeology Film Festival Oregon, USA, FIFA (Festival Int. des Film Sur L'Art) Montreal, Canada, Winner ATOM Award for Best Documentary Politics, History and Social Issues (2010) and Winner Archeology Film Festival Awards: Special Mention award for the best depiction of cultural change. Honorable Mention by jury in the Narration and Inspiration categories.
1995 - Co-Director/Producer - LIFE CHANCES 55 min Accord Documentary . Screened SBS Cutting Edge. Co-director Greg Miller.
1993 - Director - LIFE FORMS 16mm 37 min short drama. Film Victoria Independent Filmmakers Fund (Budget $300,000). Festivals: Film West, Melbourne International Film Festival, St Kilda, Mumbai Film Festival, Monticatini Terme, Figuera da Foz and Women On Women Film Festival.
1988 - Director/Producer - A MEETING OF WAYS Documentary SBS Australian Mosaic series. EP Barbara Mariotti.
1987 - Writer/Director- CAN'T CATCH PRAWNS WITHOUT ICE-CREAM Doc 52-min 16mm AFC funded Producer Janet Mcleod. Screened Melbourne Fringe Festival & various foreign film festivals.
1983 - Writer/Director - HOLZWEGE: WOOD ROADS/WRONG WAYS short. 15 mins, 16mm Swinburne (VCA) Film School. Winner Erwin Rado Award for Best Australian Film, Melbourne Film Festival Nominated Best Experimental Film AFI Awards '84. Festivals; Oberhausen, Edinburgh, Karlovivary, Los Angeles Golden Gate Awards, Figuera da Foz.
2013 - BREAKER MORANT THE RETRIAL 2 x 52 mins Dramatised documentary for Foxtel History Channel.
2011/13 - Producer- China Southern TVC Sydney Festival 2012, & HEAVENLY Food & Wine ( series in development )10 x 25 mins.
2010/13 - Producer- THESE HEATHEN DREAMS 52 min Documentary by Writer Director Anne Tsoulis, coproducers Les Films du Balibari & Telenantes, France (coproduction in financing). Development funds ScreenOZ, SNSW, SAFC.
2010 - Line Producer – BE GOOD JOHNNY WEIR series Original Content and Sundance Channel USA, Australian Episode (Dec 10).
2009 - Writer/ Producer/Director NEW BEIJING: Reinventing a City 52 mins (completion 2009) Premiered Guangzhou Film Festival.
2008 - Line Producer – DEAD TIRED 2 X 52 mins doc. series Dir/ Producer Paul Scott SBS and National Geographic .
2009 - Line Producer – ANGELS IN NEW YORK 4 X 28 mins doc. series Dir/ Producer Greg Miller and Liz Courtney, SBS TV.
2006 - Line Producer – ONE OF THE LUCKY ONES, 28-min Animated /drama/doc. Dir Wendy Chandler. (AFC,SBS, NSWFTO).
2006 - Line Producer PERFECTS DISASTERS: FIRESTORM 1 hour Drama-doc for Discovery (Impossible Pictures UK, Discovery).
2004/5 - Producer/ Line Producer- JABE BABE: A HEIGHTENED LIFE Drama-Doc director Janet Merewether (AFC, SBS, NSWFTO). Winner IF AWARD - Best Australian Documentary 2005 AFI AWARD - Best Documentary Directing 2005 MERIT AWARD - Taiwan Int'l Documentary Fest.
2003 - Co Producer BESIEGED – THE NED KELLY STORY (52 min doc Network 9, TG4 Ireland) Drama-doc Australia-Ireland Coproduction. Winner Audience Prize Dublin Stranger than Fiction Film Festival.
2002 - Co Producer- SHARK TRACKER (52 min doc) Australia/France Coproduction, France 5, France 3, Channel 9 FFC/FTO. Winner Jury Prize Val D'Isere Nature & Adventure Film Festival..
2001 - Production Manager- KING OF THE MARKET documentary 55 mins director Mark Abicht and producer Gregory Miller. SBS/FFC Non-Accord (with Vision TV Canada).
2000 - Line Producer- MIRROR 10 min directors Sophie Alstergren and Nicky Moss. Sonik Films & UTS.
1999 - Production Manager- Feature Film SATURDAY NIGHT. Late Saturday Films. SBS. Director James Balian. Producer Charlie Doane. Stars Aaron Pedersen and Alison Whyte.
1998 - Producer /Production Manager -TEMPLE ON THE HILL '98 30 -min doc NSW FTO & SBS Director Kay. Screened London Film Festival, Mumbai Film Festival '98 & WOW Film Festival '98.
1998 - Producer/ Curator - LOUD MEDIA FESTIVAL OF YOUTH CULTURE AND THE ARTS.
Executive Producer LOUD Dox, series 4 X 30-min docos by young directors, ABC TV, AFC & state film funding bodies;
Producer OUR PLACE - 1 hour Special for Network 10- 8 x 5 minute documentaries by directors under 25;
Programmer/Manager - The Loud Televised Short Film Festival, screening on ABC, SBS, Optus, Foxtel and Community TV; short films by directors under 30.
1995 - Co-Producer/Co-Director - LIFE CHANCES 55 min Doc FOR SBS Cutting Edge . Co-Director with Gregory Miller.
Producer - MANDALAY 16mm 114 mins Feature doc by director Maggie Fooke, Film Victoria & AFC Melbourne Film Festival '94.
1991 - Producer/Production Manager Los Perros Drama, 22 mins, Director Greg Miller. Best Video Award St Kilda Film Festival '92. Festivals: Melbourne, Brisbane & Frames Film Festivals.
1990 - Producer/Director - Butoh and the Japanese Documentary 10 mins 16mm. Screened Melbourne Film Festival & Perth Frames Festivals.
1990 - Producer/Production Manager - World Window Japan Corporate videos, Mainichi Corporation. Japanese/English. 30 min.
1988 - Producer/Director - A MEETING OF WAYS Documentary SBS Australian Mosaic series. EP Barbara Mariotti.
1987 - Producer/Production Manager - NEW GOLD MOUNTAIN 30 mins. 16mm. Director Ziyin Wang. Swinburne (VCA)
Producer/Production Manager - Love Della starring Kate Cebrano 15-min short film by Graeme Wood funded by AFC.
1985 - 2nd Assistant Director/Director's Attachment- CACTUS Feature film stars Isabelle Huppert. Director Paul Cox. Film Victoria Attachment Scheme; also Accounts assist. in post production.
1985 - Unit Manager/Assistant Art Director - HIGH HEELS Director Sue Brooks. Victorian Women's Film Unit.
1984 - Producer - FOR WANT OF 15 mins 16mm Director Jane Stevenson. Short drama. Funding AFC. Screened Melbourne Film Festival '85.
Producer LOVE DELLA 15 min 16mm. Director Graeme Wood. Stars Kate Cebrano. Funding AFC. Screened ABC and film festivals.
1983 - Producer/Director - HOLZWEGE: WOOD ROADS/WRONG WAYS Mock documentary. 15 mins, 16mm Swinburne (VCA) Film School. Nominated for Best Experimental Film, AFI Awards Other festivals; Oberhausen, KarloviVari, Golden Gate Film Festival San Francisco, Edinburgh and Spain. Winner Erwin Rado Award for Best Australian Film, Melbourne Film Festival '84.
1983 - Producer - PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL Short 10 mins. Director Joe Bogdanov. Swinburne VCA Film School. Winner ATOM Award for Best Film '84.