Fiona has over thirty-five years’ experience in the film, television, and advertising industries. Starting with filmmakers McElroy & McElroy/Hanna Barbera, she worked on various Feature/TV projects from development through to production. Moving to freelance work in 1984, Fiona production-managed significant Australian films including Strictly BallroomCrocodile Dundee IIThe Last Days of Chez Nous, Turtle Beach, as well as several TV series.

Between 1993-2002 (whilst managing family/children), Fiona moved into advertising and produced award winning campaigns for some of the world’s largest brands, multinational corporations and NGOs. During this time she also joined Cranbrook Films as producer and was responsible for production across Australia and New Zealand.

In December 2002 Fiona moved with her family to Tasmania, formed Latitude Films, and has continued to work locally, interstate and overseas, on film, television and advertising projects. Drama projects shot in Tasmania include: telefeature Cable (Line Producer), docu-dramas The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce, & The Outlaw Michael Howe (Co-Producer), Producer of comedy web series for ABC/iView Noirhouse Series 2, Foxtel’s Award winning 8x1hr drama series The Kettering Incident (Line Producer), and Co-Producer on both series of Rosehaven, the 8 part comedy series for ABC TV/Sundance TV.



Reeling in the Regions: Location as Character

Meeting Room 11, Level 1

From Kettering to Rosehaven, the Yabba to Wolf Creek, Hanging Rock to Dungatar, rural and regional landscape is ever more prominent on Australian screens. Place often features in the title, and shapes the action as much as any key character. This session explores how the spirit of place makes for more distinctive storytelling. Speakers: Kevin […]