WERNER FILM PRODUCTIONS
Joanna Werner is a three time Emmy Nominated, AFI, AACTA and multi Logie award winning producer.
Joanna is the Executive Producer, Producer and Co-Creator of acclaimed teen drama series Dance Academy which has gone on to be a global success screening in over 160 countries. The series has won many awards in Australia and around the world including two nominations at the International Emmy Awards.
In 2015 Joanna was the Executive Producer, Producer and Co-Creator on the teen series Ready For This, a co-venture between Werner Film Productions and Blackfella Films. The series was nominated for an International Emmy in 2016.
In 2015 Joanna produced Secret City, a political thriller for Foxtel and Matchbox in Association with Werner Film Productions and in 2016 Joanna produced Dance Academy – The Movie, the feature film following on from the television series which was released in cinemas in April 2017.
Joanna is currently in post-production on Riot, a telemovie for the ABC which shines a spotlight on Australia’s 1970s Gay Rights Movement and the passionate individuals who were unwavering in their fight for decriminalisation, recognition and equality. Joanna is currently serving on the board of Screen Australia and is the chair of the Gender Matters Task Force.
The Business of Women in Showbusiness Rachel Griffiths, Kristina Ceyton, Rosie Lourde and Joanna Werner join Screen Australia’s Senior Development Manager, Nerida Moore, to discuss the experiences, challenges and opportunities presented by female-driven stories in the marketplace, and to explore the question: does gender matter? Speakers: Rachel Griffiths – Actress Kristina Ceyton – Producer Rosie Lourde […]
Engaging Digital Audiences for Multiscreen Consumption Crafting a casual conversation with your audience requires careful planning and appropriate resourcing. This session will highlight the challenges of executing a long-term audience engagement campaign, discussing strategies employed by The Dressmaker and Dance Academy: The Movie including tone of voice, branding, cross-channel planning and stakeholder management. Speakers: Anthony Grundy – Screen Australia […]