Excelsia Productions Board - Peter McKeon Meet Our Board Linkedin

Peter held the role of Managing Director Oceania at Sony. He has also held senior management roles in Australia and overseas for over 30 years with companies such as Sony, Telstra, Panasonic, Sharp, Bridgestone, Citizen and Philips. He is currently a Board Director at Gift of Life Foundation, former Board Director of Australia-Japan Society and AMTA (Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association) and a current Governor of the American Chamber of Commerce. Peter is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD).

Excelsia Productions Board - Simon Hunter Teachers and Staff Simon Hunter Linkedin

Simon has had over 20 years of experience as the head of major film schools in three countries as Director, President, and Executive Chairman in the USA, France, Abu Dhabi, and Australia. Simon currently serve as Executive Chairman of Waterloo Studios in Sydney Australia overseeing production and our training institutions; Sydney Film School, Sydney Actors School, and Sydney Advertising School, and is a founding board member of Excelsia Film. Simon brings an undeniable passion for the Australian film industry and as a pioneering thought leader addressing many of the momentus changes, challenges and opportunities facing the film industry.

Excelsia Productions Board - Dr Beng Yeoh Linkedin

Dr. Beng Yeoh, Ph.D. (engineering) will act as the Chair for the advisory board. Dr Yeoh has had a successful career in telecommunications, pioneered Leading the Way Australia as their C.E.O. and has recently completed a tenure as CEO for World Vision overseeing their Middle Eastern and Asia Pacific Offices. Dr Yeoh is currently on numerous boards including Help the Persecuted and brings a passionate vision to see an ecumenical base of advice for The Book of Job movie project. Dr Yeoh provides a depth of wisdom and leadership in managing structures, departments and people. A founding member of Excelsia Films Dr Yeoh is a passionate advocate for emerging talents and projects and brings decades of tried and tested experience in managing complex and challenging projects.

Excelsia Productions Board - Sheila Rendon Linkedin

Shiela is a member of CPA Australia. She is the CFO and Company Secretary of Excelsia College since 2016. Shiela holds a Master in Accounting and B.S. in Computer Engineering. She has over 25 years’ experience in Accounting for higher education sector in Australia and internationally.

Excelsia College - Beatrice Lorquet –Operations Linkedin

Beatrice joined Excelsia College in 2011 and is currently the Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Excelsia, Beatrice worked at Accor Hotels and Qantas in Sales, Training and Human Resources roles for over 12 years. Beatrice is a people focused leader who leads teams to success. Experienced in leading a team through periods of change, creating a culture of safety and productivity and enabling them to focus on delivering their objectives. With a varied skillset in recruitment, training, management, marketing, budgeting and operations, Beatrice’s passion lies in improving the employee experience by developing and empowering people and increasing business performance. Beatrice has also spent considerable time volunteering at local parish community as Chair of OOSH (Out Of School Hours), member of the Pastoral Council, scripture reader and choir memb

Phoenix Blue Films – Producer Biblemovie.Snappages Linkedin

www.biblemovie.com.au was launched in 2015 and has achieved over 2 million views with virtually no marketing or promotion. The app was produced on a micro-budget editing over 10,000 films into a ‘mash-up’ overlaid with an audio voiceover narration of each book of the Bible. Extensive use was made of royalty-free and public domain stock footage and audio files to reduce the cost of the project. The vision is to now produce quality “word-for-word” bible films made possible by taking advantage of technological advances revolutionising the film industry. Translated using voiceover audio narratives and delivered via international mobile phone and online networks.

Richard Attieh – Line Producer Tvgroup Linkedin

Richard Attieh is the Founder and an Executive Producer at the Australian Television and Media Group. Over the past 20 years, Richard has worked at free to air, subscription and online television channels, and has produced a wide range of programs in Australia and the United Kingdom. He has produced, directed and sold documentaries and series in Australia and around the world, and works with international producers and agencies looking to film in Australia. Richard is a creative leader and content creator who loves seeing people achieve their goals, and is passionate about telling Australian stories. He founded the Australian Television and Media Group to tell Australian stories to local and international audiences.

Dan Widdowson- Director Dr Daniel Widdowson - Artistic Director - Salt House Creative | LinkedIn

Daniel is an Australian of the Year finalist, Australian Playwright finalist, Best Director at the Florence Film Awards, & Best Screenplay at the New York Movie Awards. He's an ambassador for the Jane Austen Literacy Foundation, received the Collins Booksellers Arts Award, and is Artistic Director for Salt House Creative. Former host of Saturday Disney, presenter for Ground Force, writer for Home & Away, & MC at Carols in the Domain as well as presenting the Melbourne and Perth Telethons. His black comedy, "Worm Farming" is a commentary on the global refugee crisis and premiered at the National Museum of Australia in 2017. The play which is endorsed by human rights activist Julian Burnside was reworked in 2020 and is currently available through Australian Plays. Daniel also serves on the judging panel at the Australian Writers Guild. Recent acting credits include thew villainous Mr. Whitney in the U.S. summer prime time drama REEF BREAK, Terry in Network Seven's The Royal Flying Doctors, Mr. Surgay in Harrow, as well as roles in Deadly Women, The Invisibles, and performances with the Australian Shakespeare Company. Daniel holds a Doctorate in Performative Understanding, Masters in Hermeneutics, and a Bachelor of Theology.

Chris Tangey – Cinematographer (Background Plates) Christangey Linkedin

International award-winning Aerial Cinematographer, Cinematographer, 4K stock footage, Photographer, Location Fixer, Expert Drone Educator @ Stage32.com . Signed keycutstock.com Stock Artist

Sasha Zastavnikovic – Sound Design Sashazastavnikovic Reddotworld

Sasha Zastavniković is an award-winning freelance Sound Designer with over twenty years of experience in film, television, media and entertainment industry. In 2005, Sasha completed his master’s degree in Sound Design at the Australian Film, Television, Radio School (AFTRS). For his study, Sasha received the Digidesign Award for Sound design Creativity. Since graduating from AFTRS, Sasha has worked as a Sound Designer and re-recording mixer on many award-winning feature films, documentaries, TV series, Virtual Reality, theatre productions, video games, TVC, co-operate videos and short movies. Over the years, Sasha has won numerous sound awards for the work as Sound Designer and also nominated on many other occasions. Sasha has also won Australian Screen Sound Awards for his work on TV series All Saints. In addition to sound design, Sasha is passionate about electronic music, sound art, recording, and producing noise. Sasha has also written music for feature films, theatre and short films. Sasha enjoys recording the world that surrounds him and transforming sounds into something unique and exciting.
Sasha is a lecturer at Excelsia College

Dr. Peter McNamara - Composer Petermcnamara Sideband

A composer of dynamic and innovative experimental music based in Sydney, Australia. Dr Peter has worked as a freelance composer and producer across a wide variety of genres including orchestral, chamber, electronic, installation and film composition. His work is particularly influenced by landscapes and the physics of the natural world and universe. Composition provides a way to express and understand the world around me and an outlet for the sounds conceived by his imagination.
Dr Peter is a lecturer at Excelsia College

Anthony Mac Dermott – Composer Mccauleypetersandcripps http://www.hpl.com.au/team/

Anthony MacDermott is a classically trained jazz pianist and plays piano in a number of jazz bands. Ultimately, his passion is composing and recording music of all styles and genres. Anthony has a special affinity with endeavouring toward the “crossroads” where the music takes over and leads both the player and the listener in new and unexpected directions. Anthony teaches jazz at his local primary school on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and he believes strongly in the importance of the learning and appreciation of music in the growth and development of children. Anthony also recognises the role music plays and has played across and between modern and historical cultures. He especially loves musically exploring, connecting and juxtaposing those cultures. By day Anthony is the principal of his own law firm also based on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

Josh Adamson – ‘Job’ IMDB Instagram

Josh Adamson was born in Cairns, Australia and started performing at the age of 13 in the starring role in Tom Sawyer. Josh moved to New York City to further his stage career and appeared in such shows as Hair, Blood and Fire, as well as the Broadway workshop of Taboo working with Rosie O'Donnell and Boy George. He then moved to Los Angeles where he has had leading and supporting roles in the feature films "The Wedding Video," "Unidentified," "Look @ Me," "Desert of Blood," "Portal" and "Painting in the Rain." He also starred in the TV movie "First Landing" where he portrayed the historic role of Captain John Smith. Other television credits include "Make It or Break It", "Big Time Rush", re-occurred on General Hospital as Agent Kreiger, and recently working with director Tim Miller (director of Deadpool). His stage credits also include leading roles in Lovelace by the Go Go's, Aida, Annie, Catch Me If You Can, the U.S. national tours of The Clean Up Woman, the London theatre production of Peter Pan starring as Hook, Nick Arnstein, in the Ovation winning, Funny Girl. He has performed in multiple Pantos, starring alongside the Tony Award winning Ben Vereen, in the production of "Aladdin" in Los Angeles. Also in Sydney, Australia, starring alongside the likes of Magda Szubanski, Beau Ryan & Gina Liano over the past three years. Josh has also received a Theatre Critics Circle nomination for "Outstanding Lead Actor" for his portrayal as Edward Bloom in "Big Fish". Josh in 2019 starring in Mel Brook's "The Producers" in California.

Shane Emmett – ‘Eliphaz’ IMDB Facebook LinkedIn

Shane Emmett is an award winning Australian actor. He has recently worked opposite Nicole Kidman in 'Nine Perfect Strangers' and Deborah Mailman in 'Total Control’, and over the years has played roles such as Canberra Newspaper magnate 'Max Newton' in 'Power Games', home-wrecker, 'Mark Gilmour' in 'Home and Away', Oncologist 'Dr Patrick' on 'Offspring' and Nightclub manager, 'Clayton Timms' in the Universal series 'Precinct 13'.

He has also shared the stage with some of the biggest names in Australian theatre, recently playing Cinderella’s Prince and The Wolf in Sondheim’s Into the Woods and comfort counsellor, Mitch Mahoney in the 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee. He wrote and performed a one man stage show 'From Here to Eternity', published a young adult fiction series 'Obscura', created an award winning feature documentary in 2020 'Lost in the Crowd' and continues to sing cabaret shows to packed out theatres in weird and wonderful country towns.

As a presenter he has worked extensively on live television and interviewed actors such as Jason Bateman and Kristen Bell and conversely as an actor has been interviewed by personalities such as Ronan Keating, Adam Hills and Larry Emdur. He has won international awards such as Tropfest New York, Edinburgh International FF and Inside Film, winning Best International Actor at the Belgium Move Me FF in 2019.

Roberto Zenca – ‘Bildad’ Instagram IMDB

Roberto Zenca is an Italian-Australian Actor born in 1981. After graduating in Acting in Rome (Italy), he performed in a variety of Films, Theatre and Musical productions throughout Europe including Italy, England, Germany, Spain, France, Poland, Greece. In 2012 he moved to Australia where he was granted a Distinguished Talent Permanent Residency. Roberto commits completely to the task at hand with exceptional focus and dedication. Roberto has a deep respect for acting profession and his genuine commitment brings value to both cast and crew members through his dedicated professionalism and pursuit of excellence.

Ben Brock – ‘Zophar’ LinkedIn Instagram

Ben grew up in Sydney and has broad experience in film, tv and stage both at home and abroad. Ben has trained at various acting schools (such as The Actors Pulse and AFTT) becoming adept in a variety of acting methods. Ben is attracted to roles that explore the deep dark chasms of human behaviour and all its inconsistencies and egocentricity, dramatic roles with strong, passionate (albeit flawed) characters (Macbeth, John Proctor, Heathcliff). Ben builds layers slowly and creates complex and multidimensional characters and is equally comfortable on stage or set. Above all Ben loves collaborating with people and Ben’s goal is to create a body of work that connects people's thoughts to their feelings. Ben is a writer and a romantic and will always do his best to make interesting choices motivated by love while honouring the scripts and creators of the characters he portrays.

Tim Lim – ‘Elihu’ LinkedIn Starnow

After graduating from Excelsia College with a Bachelor of Dramatic Arts Tim has developed his career with roles in voice, theatre, and screen presentation. Tim is a ‘holistic’ performer, finding balance in spirit, mind and body and is developing his martial arts training to expand into future action roles. While at Excelsia Tim played the role of John Zhang (Rapture 2021), a pastor with a script that was loosely based on the story of Job. For Slanted Theatre (Lady Precious Stream2022) he played the Prime Minister Wang Yun. In the role of Elihu Tim has memorised 6 chapters of text. The director Dan Widdowson commented of Tim: “Some actors are naturally talented and some work really hard to perform well, it is rare to get a combination of both…Tim is both”

Jessica Marchi – ‘Job’s Wife’ IMDB Instagram Jessica Marchi

Born and raised in Bergamo, Italy, Jessica is an Italian-Australian actor and singer, also known for her comedic Italian videos and her Miss Earth Air Australia title. She has worked on a number of projects both in theatre and film, she is an advocate for the LGBTGIA+ community, diversity, and multiculturalism. In her short role as Job’s wife Jessica has had a noticeable impact in her role with her reaction to the news of the loss of her family bringing numerous crew members to tears as they watched the footage.

Lorraine Joy Page – 1st Assistant Director & Continuity Instagram IMDB

Lorraine started her film career as a humble production assistant, learning on set from fellow peers. Fascinated by all areas of film making, Lorraine began mentoring with Janet Urban’s ‘Friends in film’ program and developed a niche and interest in continuity and script supervising, working on short films, commercials, television series and feature films. Having an eye for detail and being an excellent communicator from her years in the beauty industry including experience as an actor, Lorraine is able to bring an array of skills to the table with with her personable approach, integrity and professionalism as a sought after crew member. Lorraine continues to develop her education/skill set by connecting pathways with Media Mentors Australia as an aspiring producer and expanding her craft as an actor in the Australian & US film market.

Tim Mason – Camera A D.O.P Linkedin

Director Masecam Productions Pty Ltd

Steven McAnally – Camera B Operator IMDB Facebook Starnow

Steve McAnally is known for Trust (2018), Get Free, and Love and Triangles (2022).

Luke O’Donnell – Camera C Operator Lukeodonnellphoto Instagram

Luke O'Donnell is a film student and photographer from Sydney, Australia. Luke’s work primarily consists of event photography and videography, as well as street and portrait photography.

David Liam – Sound Recordist

Starting with an early career in designing and mixing sound for live theatre, David moved over to recording sound, and boom operating for film and television in the early 2000’s, and immediately loved the format. Since then he has worked in all aspects of media as a writer, director, producer and editor, winning several awards in each of those categories. In 2016 he worked as a sound editor on a horror feature film, which reignited his love of film sound and has since returned to the immersive world of location sound and worked on several feature films, television series and commercials.

Lisa Mangion - Hair / Make up & Special Effects Artist Lisamangion Facebook Instagram IMDB

Lisa Mangion has been Freelancing as a Hair Stylist & Make up Artist & Special effects artist for the past 24 years, traveling around Australia & the globe. Working in a wide variety of the TV, Film, Music, fashion, industry, Photoshoots, Editorial, Corporate, Advertising and Bridal.

From a very young age Lisa has had a passion for art and creativity and has put that into practice by becoming one of Australia’s most promising and in-demand Makeup Artists. Lisa has a great eye for detail, her passion, perfection, knowledge & friendly vibe is brought out in every job she works on.

Lisa is highly regarded within the music, film & TV Industry as the girl for the job. Working with an array of Celebrities, Musicians, Actors, Sports personalities & presenters. Lisa has an extensive list of work, from tv shows - SAS AUSTRALIA SERIES, The Voice, Bachelor, Bachelorette, Bachelor in Paradise, Australia By Design HOME & AWAY, FRAYED, BUMP, 60 Minutes, HOUSEO’S, PIECES OF HER, to music awards like ARIAS, APRA Awards, Golden Guitar awards, Feature films PACIFIC RIM 2, & THOR, to Celebrities like Steve Martin, Martin Short, Tones & I, David Bromley, Christine Anu, Guy Sebastian, Dean Lewis, Rick Price, INXS’s Andrew Faris, American Idol Kellie Pickler, The McCylmonts, Amber Lawrence, Pete Murray, John Willamson, Kasey Chambers, Lee Kernaghan, Troy Cassar Daley, Beccy Cole, STICKY FINGERS, Sharpelle Corby, Neal Whitaker, Tony Bonner, Gary Sweet, Pauline Hanson, Cathy Freeman, Yana Pittman, Wayne Carey, Ian Thorpe, to tv commercials for Carlton Draught, RODE Microphones, Mitsubishi Electrics, Subaru, Aldi Telstra, Optus and many more.

Lee Hanly Lee Hanly Facebook Instagram IMDB

Having worked alongside some of Australia's biggest and best production companies, Lee is diverse and experienced in many different fields and genres. During her time Lee has worked with a range of different artists, as well as in editorial and corporate, you can find Lee's work on the covers of magazines, on the cover art of many artists in music, in television and film.

Lee works very closely with some of Australia's top artists, actors and singers including the likes of Aria Hall of Fame inductee and multi-award winning singer/songwriter Kasey Chambers, multi-award winning Golden Guitar and Aria winning artist Sara Storer, Beccy Cole, Gina Jefferys, Jason Owen and many more.

Lee has spent a lot of time in the industry working as a freelance makeup artist for production companies such as channel 10, 9, 7, ABC, Prime and NBN as well as production houses such as Tree House, Universal Music, Story Time, Sony Music, Mushroom Records, Inigma and K Films. Lee has worked on various television series and productions and with many television contestants and presenters including The NRL Rugby League Telecasts, Fast Ed, Layne Beachly and Mark Richards, she has also had a lot of experience with TV commercials for businesses such as Mitsubishi and Toyota.

John Sullivan – Head of Art Department Linkedin Excelsia

John Alan Sullivan is a Mudgee based Designer with a passion for the unusual (although he has done his fair share of realism). John’s wide range of artistic experience spans at least three areas of design and began in the fashion industry. At eighteen, John started studying at The Whitehouse Institute of Design. He quickly found himself designing for the stage via runway shows, and a fascination for theatrical expression was born. After ‘serving’ two years at the sewing machine, he shifted his focus onto set and props and took a design assistant job with Channel 7. He then studied at Excelsia College where he graduated with a Bachelor of Dramatic Art in 2015. In his final year and after graduating from Excelsia College he was employed by the ABC for the design and construction of set pieces and props for Giggle and Hoot.

John has worked as set, costumes and props designer for many different theatres and television companies. He has worked as Head of Art on the short films Yolo (2013), SRC (2014), Enough Rope (2014), Soul Date (2014), Cross My Heart (2015), Hope to Die (2015) and The Outsider (2016).

Production highlights include Faust (2013) A Thousand Cranes (2013), Acting Out (2013), (2014) and (2015), Classic Shorts (2014), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2014), The Falcon (2014), The Main Thing (2014), Blood Wedding (2014), Experiment with an Air Pump (2014), Bubble (2015), The Oresteia (2015) and Norm and Ahmed (2015).

Ashleigh Hermann – Assistant to Head of Art Department
Cameron Lyon - Student Manager

Cameron is a lecturer at Excelsia College.

Dany Akbar - Lighting Design - Theatre Technical Support
Colleen Willis - Lighting Operator - Set Construction Assistant

Student at Excelsia College.

Akesiu Ongo - Lighting Assistant - Set Construction Assistant / Costume Assistant and Stand By

Akesiu Poitaha is a performer, composer and sound designer based in Sydney. She has been in the industry since 2010 as a singer-songwriter. She has collaborated and been featured on gospel artist D.I.S.C.I.P.L.E 's EPs and debut album "In their Shoes" (2012). In recent years, she performed alongside D.I.S.C.I.P.L.E at the Australian Afro Music and Movie Awards in 2016 and has also been involved with various creative projects such as The Narrator Act I (2017), The Narrator Act II (2018) The Lost Boys (2018), The Balancing Act (2019) Realism is Dead (2019), The Narrator Act III (2020) Songs for a New World (2020),James and The Giant Peach (2021), The Book of Everything (2021) Macbeth (2021), Grain of Sand (2022),Treasure Island (2022), The Sweet Science of Bruising (2022) and Book of Job (2022)

Miriam Green - Choreographer - Set Construction Assistant Miriam Green

Graduate of Excelsia College.

Miriam is a Bachelor of Dramatic Arts (Performance) graduate from Excelsia College and is currently represented by Agency 888. She recently wrote and co-composed, Periergeia which was staged in Acting Out (2021) at Excelsia College. She also, for Excelsia College, choreographed James and The Giant Peach (2021) and Treasure Island (2022). During her last year of high school (2017), she completed her Speech and Drama Teaching Diploma with Trinity College London. Her latest acting credits include: Dramatically Short (2020), Songs for A New World (2020), Mensch (2020), Twelfth Night (2020), James and The Giant Peach (2021), The Book of Everything (2021), Whispers and Roars - Festival in a Box (2021), Short Film: Aristeia (2022) and Short Film: Mr and Mrs Darbus (2022). Miriam has also taught choreography and drama at the Shore SCEGS School and AiPA. Miriam has another upcoming choreographic project with the New Theatre later this year and is looking to create her own Short Film in early 2023.

Emilia Tansey - Set Construction Assistant - 2nd Unit Camera

Student at Excelsia College.

Jude Keane - Set Construction Assistant & Props Designer

Student at Excelsia College.

Jacob Parr - Specialty Props Designer Instagram

Jacob Parr is a Bachelor of Dramatic Arts graduate of Excelsia college working in Sydney as an actor, production designer, and producer. He was the production designer for such plays as Periergeia (2021) and James and the Giant Peach (2021), and worked as an actor in several productions, some of which include The Classroom (2019), Dramatically Short (2020), MENSCH (2020), and Twelfth Night (2020). As for producing, Jacob was the co-producer, co-artistic director, and graphic designer of CAPA x Fest (2021), and producer of 3:33am (2022) at KXT.

Savannah Melvin - Set Construction Assistant & Art Department Standby Starnow Instagram

I am an actor, and will be studying a bachelor of dramatic art in 2022! I have completed many workshops and short courses at AFFP, ATYP and NIDA and have been the lead in a school production of a musical. I have also taken many acting classes. I am very outgoing, confident, friendly and ready to work hard!

Theodore Swanton - Set Construction Assistant

Theodore is currently studying a Bachelor of Dramatic Arts at Excelsia College. He has previously had the pleasure of playing ‘Malcolm’ in Macbeth and ‘Jim Hawkins’ in Treasure Island, as well as other miscellaneous roles. He is also training in musical theatre and aims for the stage, but thoroughly enjoys screenwork too and continues to expand his horizons within the industry.

Patrick Noble - Set Construction Assistant & Art Department Standby

Student at Excelsia College.

Tara Eshraghi - Set Construction Assistant

Student at Excelsia College

Joshua Dy - 2nd Unit Camera
Sontaan Hopson – ‘Vision in the Night’ Instagram

Sontaan has been sharing her talents on and off the screen for many years. Winning & being nominated for multiple awards across all mediums such as best actress for feature film Equivocal Redemption. She has toured theatre across Australia & played in iconic places such as the Sydney Opera House. Currently in the Come You Spirits 4-person theatre troupe, Sontaan brings to life Shakespeare's Juliet, in Romeo & Juliet & The Witch in Macbeth. Sontaan is grateful to have played Vision In The Night in Book of Job and brings a rich layer of complexity to this character.

Liannah Nandi Sibanda – ’Narrator’

Liannah is 11 years old and enjoys acting and singing. She has been involved in the production of a feature film, as well as two television commercials. At only 11 years Liannahs maturity is obvious, as are her acting skills. Liannah is able to focus and deliver memorised lines under the directors instruction with poise, character and credibility.

Annitha Kontyo – ‘Messenger 1’ IMDB

Annitha Kontyo was born on June 26image26.jpg, 1997 in Capetown, South Africa. She is an actress, known for Book of Job, Noughts + Crosses (2020) and Deadly Women (2008).

Trinity West – ‘Messenger 2’ Instagram

Trinity’s career has spanned more than 10 years including work in theatre, film, TV and V/O. After completing her B.A in Acting, she spent 2 years working in the theatre in the UK. Trinity has been fortunate enough to have worked with and trained with some of Australia’s best directors and teachers including Nicholas Bishop and Bagryana Popv.

Dilshan Rain – ‘Messenger 3’ Dilshan Rain Instagram IMDB

Ben grew up in Sydney and has broad experience in film, tv and stage both at home and abroad. Ben has trained at various acting schools (such as The Actors Pulse and AFTT) becoming adept in a variety of acting methods. Ben is attracted to roles that explore the deep dark chasms of human behaviour and all its inconsistencies and egocentricity, dramatic roles with strong, passionate (albeit flawed) characters (Macbeth, John Proctor, Heathcliff). Ben builds layers slowly and creates complex and multidimensional characters and is equally comfortable on stage or set. Above all Ben loves collaborating with people and Ben’s goal is to create a body of work that connects people's thoughts to their feelings. Ben is a writer and a romantic and will always do his best to make interesting choices motivated by love while honouring the scripts and creators of the characters he portrays.

Claudia Shnier – ‘Messenger 4’ Starnow LinkedIn Facebook Instagram

Claudia has been acting since the age of 6. She has been awarded numerous eisteddfod prizes from the McDonald and St George competitions and has received the Drama prize from her school productions in years 11 and 12. as well as the 'Best Individual Performance' for a monologue piece.Claudia is ranked 3rd in Drama in NSW (HSC score of 99/100).

Paris Naumovski – ‘Daughter 1’ Instagram Tiktok

Paris Naumovski has accumulated some notable credits as an actor. She has played lead roles in the following short films 'The Tender Dark', ‘The Forgotten Tree' and ‘The Flying Adventures of Amelia’. Paris also dances and sings and she was the original Amanda for the Sydney season of 'Matilda the Musical' and consequently joined the Australian tour for Perth, Adelaide and Auckland. Paris also appeared as a dancer in the Peter Allen 'Not The Boy Next Door’ mini-series and has been a regular performer and presenter for Nickelodeon and Disney as well as appearing in film clips and television commercials. She was in the children's chorus for The Robbie Williams Live concert in 2014 and also performed as an actor in Opera Australia's production of 'Simon Boccanegra’. Additionally she took part in Sydney Kidz Fashion Week 2022.

Caitlin Lopez – ‘Daughter 2’ IMDB Instagram

Caitlin Lopez is an accomplished Australian Actress, born of Portuguese, Indian and Irish blood. Alongside her acting, Caitlin is an up and coming Director and Writer with her debut short film Born To Live (2022) going through the festival circuit and a feature film set for pre-production (September 2022) debuting as an actor, director and writer. Caitlin is an ambitious and hard working actor with feature film credits such as ‘Mercy Of Others,’ ‘Book of Job,’ and further projects set for 2023. Caitlin has also worked on various short films as well as musical theatre and continues to collaborate with like minded creatives producing original short films, feature films and series.

Jade Bowell – ‘Daughter 3 CASTING NETWORK SHOWCAST IMDB Instagram

Jade is an Australian actor, writer and singer originally hailing from the beautiful South Coast of NSW. Upon graduating from high school, Jade moved to Sydney to pursue her passion for the creative arts. Studying Music Theatre at the Australian Institute of Music for 6 months, Jade went on to study Screen Acting at NIDA in 2019. Jade excelled in a NSW tour of a professional children's theatre production, "Wombats Wild Weekend’, incorporating her love of singing and acting into a popular performance. Additionally, Jade is producing 'Now What…?’ which is currently in post-production and is set to be released in November 2022. Most recently, Jade has been cast as an understudy in a feminist sketch comedy show called 'Tough Titties' which is presented by Queen Hades Productions. Jade is thrilled to be joining this amazing cast as they work towards the shows in September 2022.

Nico Jaffers - ‘Dancer’ IMDB Facebook Instagram
Connor Widdowson – ‘Son 1’ IMDB
Eli G. Jeffrey - ‘Son 2 ’ Instagram
Isaac Ledingham - ‘Son 3’
Nelson Scott - ‘Son 4’ Showcast

Nelson Scott is an accomplished Australian actor and entertainer. His recent screen credits include the Netflix shows 'Heartbreak High' and 'Wellmania', as well as Discoveries Deadly Women. He has also appeared in countless short films and regularly works on stage in Sydney, Australia. As well as being an actor, he works in radio as both a host and producer at some of Sydney's most popular stations.

Jacob Born - ‘Son 5’ Instagram
Jake Ziano - ‘Son 6’ Instagram

Jake is a Producer, Director, Writer is an up and coming Actor based in Australia and is working on his own film producing, writing, co-directing and acting in ‘Divided’. The film is set in 1920 Australia after the Great War and the start of the global pandemic the Spanish influenza. A dramatic film where a veteran has to set out for answers as his heavily pregnant wife catches the influenza and struggles to stay alive.

Jayden Gobbe - ‘Son 7’ IMDB Showcast

Jayden is an Australian writer, screen and theatre actor hailing from the Central Coast.

Charles Mayer - ‘Voice of God’ IMDB Charles Mayer Instagram

Charles served in the British Army 1991-2002, an officer in The Welsh Guards. He left the army to be an actor, and was accepted into Guildhall School of Music & Drama, where he received BA (Hons) Acting. He has lived in England, Kenya, Northern Ireland, China and Australia. His sons are Theodore (2012), Harlequin (2013) and D'artagnan (2015).

Ethan Dale - ‘Love interest of Daughter 3’’

Ethan Dale is an Actor/Writer/Director from the Central Coast of Australia. He has won several awards for his writing and acting. He frequently runs acting workshops for several theatre companies across Sydney, the Central Coast and Newcastle.

Ruth Moriarty - ‘Party Guest’ Ruth Moriarty

Ruth Moriarty is an Australian screen and theatre actress, vocalist, model, and writer based in Sydney.

Josiah Patch - ‘Party Guest’ Instagram

Josiah has been acting and singing from a young age, following in the footsteps of his siblings and parents. Josiah studied acting at Salthouse Creative from Year 5 to Year 10, and studied singing and bass guitar at Music Works. He also looks forward to studying Mechatronics once he completes High School.

Savannah Melvin - ‘Party Guest’ Starnow Instagram

Savannah is an actor studying a bachelor of dramatic art in 2022! Savannah has completed many workshops and short courses at AFFP, ATYP and NIDA and has been the lead in a school production of a musical. Outgoing, confident, friendly and ready to work hard!

Lence Naumovski - ‘Party Guest’ Facebook Instagram
Olivia Mitchell - ‘Party Guest’
Crystelle Smith - ‘Party Guest’
Mary Dobbs-Finn - ‘Party Guest’
Ian Graham - ‘Party Guest’
Vishal Rao - ‘Party Guest’
Tara Eshraghi - ‘Party Guest’
Katelyn Storey - ‘Angel’
Theodore Swanton - ‘Angel’

Theodore is currently studying a Bachelor of Dramatic Arts at Excelsia College. He has previously had the pleasure of playing ‘Malcolm’ in Macbeth and ‘Jim Hawkins’ in Treasure Island, as well as other miscellaneous roles. He is also training in musical theatre and aims for the stage, but thoroughly enjoys screenwork too and continues to expand his horizons within the industry.

Lumnia-Layia Berisha - ‘Angel’
Lachlan Neville - ’Angel’ Facebook

Lachlan Neville is a Second-Year Bachelor of Dramatic Art student at Excelsia College. He has been in plays such as The Tempest (2019), Macbeth (2021), Wondered (2021), Lawfully Short (2022) and Treasure Island (2022).

Tina A. Wake - ‘Angel’ IMDB

Tina is a writer/producer/director who has written over 50 features across all genres and is about to launch her debut feature called, 'Love and triangles'.

Amelia Fox - ‘Angel’
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Andre Gardiman - ‘Angel’ Starnow IMDB Instagram

Andre Gardiman is an Australian actor based in the Sydney/Newcastle region. He's had various roles in theatre and film and is known for his work in Beachside, Superwogs, and Debating 101.

Vivienne Fox - ‘Angel’
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Natalie Low – 2nd Unit Director Instagram Linkedin

Natalie Low is a student graduating with a Bachelor of Dramatic Arts at Excelsia College, where she is gathering the skills to become a theatre-maker in the future. Natalie is experienced in acting, stage management, scriptwriting, directing and producing, and applies these practical skills in the workplace, and understands how to work well with others. Natalie uses the performing arts to both understand, and shape people’s perception and attitudes towards world issues. Natalie has a background in Communications and Marketing, having worked as a Communications and Marketing Executive at television broadcasting company, Fox Networks Group (FNG), and also as a Digital Marketing Executive at Pangdemonium theatre Company.

Phil Caladoukas – Stills Photography Emeraldpictures

Philip Calodoukas (a.k.a. the Duke) is a Sydney based photographer dedicated to sharing his unique perspective of seascapes and landscapes. Philip has been a beach and water sports enthusiast since early childhood in the late 1970’s, growing up at Sydney’s Bondi beach. His strong relationship and understanding of the surf is what inspires his ocean photography. Philip has also travelled extensively for more than two decades to some of Australia’s most remote outback locations, and also to Africa on safari, always with a video or still camera in hand. The portfolio showcased in this website is the culmination of more than three years work, beginning in 2010 and launched in 2014. Philip and his family live on the northern beaches of Sydney. He regularly travels throughout Australia and its coastline on photographic adventures.

Cameron Bailey – Marketing Linkedin

Cameron is a Digital Marketer, especially proficient in SEO, SEM and Google Analytics. Cameron started his professional life as a video producer and his career path provides a unique perspective on audience engagement, understanding how to keep a "viewer"​ interested which has been a driving force his entire professional file. Cameron leverages the accountability of Digital Marketing focussing on detailed measurements, focussed targets and exploiting niche strategies that come from working with his specialties: SEO, PPC/SEM, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Digital Marketing, Digital Project Management, Training, Streaming Video, Online Video Production and Multicamera/OB TV Production.

2nd Unit Breakout Content Instagram Heidi Wysman

The 2nd Unit content includes a program discussing themes and meaning behind the book of Job: Finding Hope when bad things happen Heidi’s desire is for everyone to understand and experience the love of God, that she encountered in 1993. She is the founder of Hope with Heidi, a ministry to help disciple people to have a revelation of Jesus. Heidi is a recognised speaker and lecturer. She has a BA in Ministry and is the author of One – Complete Intimacy with God. Heidi lives in Sydney, Australia, with her husband Mark and her son Samuel.