Profile

Established in 2004 we deliver innovative and inspiring film and tv projects to world wide audiences.


Melissa Kelly

Producer

Melissa is a producer with a background in the development and production of documentary, drama and comedy-light entertainment.

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Melissa has spent time in the US and the UK working in development, production and distribution of feature films and TV projects and has over 18 years of experience in the film and television industry.

Melissa produced the feature film Hounds Of Love by writer/ director Ben Young, starring Emma Booth, Stephen Curry, Ashleigh Cummings, Susie Porter, Damian de Montemas and Harrison Gilbertson.  The film premiered at the 2016 Venice Days Film Festival where Ashleigh Cummings won the FEDEORA award for Best Actress.  

Other recent credits include Karroyul directed by Kelrick Martin and starring Bruce Carter and Chanelle Hawkins; the feature film Blame starring Kestie Morassi, Damian de Montemas, Sophie Lowe, Simon Stone and Ashley Zukerman, which premiered internationally at the Toronto International Film Festival and went on to screen at numerous international film festivals winning Best Film at the Fancine Film Festival.

Melissa has worked on more than 100 hours of broadcast programming (comedy, drama, documentary) including 3 years in production and development with Granada Productions/ Artist Services based at Fox Studios in Sydney.  

Melissa has a Bachelor of Arts in Media & Communications from Murdoch University and trained in Film Production Management at AFTRS.

Melissa has been a Screen Producers Australia (SPA) member since 2004.  

Ryan Hodgson

Producer

Ryan is an independent film and television producer with a background in television commercial production, feature film financing and line producing.

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Since entering the Australian screen industry’s professional ranks in 1996 he has developed, financed and produced short and feature film dramas, and produced award-winning television commercials.

From 2012-2016 Ryan worked at Screenwest as the Production Investment Manager.  During this time he managed funding programs, created production initiatives and regularly attended national and international conferences, festivals and markets.  

His producing credits include the feature films Blame and Justice, and over eighty television advertising campaigns.  He has also taught film and television to tertiary students and for a three and a half year period between 2008-2011 he was the Western Australian Chapter Head of Screen Producers Australia.

Ryan has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Curtin University with majors in Film, TV, Language and Culture.