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Rose Byrne and Damon Herriman to star in second season of No Activity

7 September 2016 9:17 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

No Activity.

Rose Byrne and Damon Herriman are set to join the cast of Stan.s comedy series No Activity for its second season, which will premiere in late October.. Also joining the cast this season are Chum Ehelepola (Rake), Anthony Hayes (The Rover), Susie Youssef (Here Come the Habibs) and Kim Gyngell (Jack Irish). The actors join the returning cast which includes Patrick Brammall (Offspring), Darren Gilshenan (Here Come the Habibs), Dan Wyllie (Offspring), David Field (A Moody Christmas), Harriet Dyer (Love Child) and Genevieve Morris (Comedy Inc.). No Activity is an improvised comedy series from Jungle, the team behind Here Come the Habibs, A Moody Christmas and Review with Myles Barlow. The series is created by Trent O.Donnell and Patrick Brammall, written and directed by O.Donnell, and was developed together with Darren Gilshenan and David Field. Chloe Rickard is the producer, and Jason Burrows, Trent O.Donnell, »

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Chloe Rickard and Paul Wiegard to discuss innovation at Vivid

8 May 2016 7:19 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Jungle head of production, Chloe Rickard to speak at Vivid Ideas Exchange.

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Four speakers from TV and film production, marketing, distribution and the startup sector will debate the role of media and creative technologies at this year.s Vivid Ideas Exchange, held at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Together, speakers Chantal Abouchar, Paul Wiegard, Chloe Rickard and Peter Drinkwater represent three generations and decades of experience as practitioners, business founders, entrepreneurs and creatives.

Ready, Tech, Go! will attempt to shine the spotlight on the nascent but fast-growing confluence of the media and entertainment, and technology industries.

Madman Entertainment, chief executive and co-founder, Paul Wiegard said specialised (or curated) video on demand content platforms for targeted audiences in Australia and New Zealand could flourish in a global online marketplace..

"The keys to their success are quality and depth of available content, significant distribution capabilities, and an ability to monetize subscriber bases beyond monthly subscription fees. »

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Production to start in Tasmania on Pacquola and McGregor's Rosehaven

27 April 2016 4:10 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Rosehaven writer and creator Celia Pacquola.

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Production is set to start in Tasmania on Celia Pacquola and Luke McGregor's.Rosehaven, a new eight-part comedy series for the ABC. .

From the production base at the ABC Centre in Hobart, the series will be filmed entirely on location in the state, creating jobs for 200 Tasmanians as cast, crew and extras. ..

Eight emerging screen practitioners will also be engaged by the production in training positions funded by Screen Tasmania. .

Tasmanian actors have been cast in over 80 per cent of the sixty roles in the series.

Rosehaven stars two of Australia.s most popular comedians, Tasmanian born Luke McGregor (Utopia, It.s a Date, Luke Warm Sex) and Celia Pacquola (The Beautiful Lie, Utopia, Laid), who also wrote and created the series..

The series, which will screen in the second half of 2016, is a Guesswork Television production. .

It is produced by Andrew Walker and .co-produced by Fiona McConaghy. »

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Production to start in Tasmania on Celia Pacquola's Rosehaven

27 April 2016 4:10 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Rosehaven writer and creator Celia Pacquola.

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Production is set to start in Tasmania on Celia Pacquola's Rosehaven, a new eight-part comedy series for the ABC. .

From the production base at the ABC Centre in Hobart, the series will be filmed entirely on location in the state, creating jobs for 200 Tasmanians as cast, crew and extras. ..

Eight emerging screen practitioners will also be engaged by the production in training positions funded by Screen Tasmania. .

Tasmanian actors have been cast in over 80 per cent of the sixty roles in the series.

Rosehaven stars two of Australia.s most popular comedians, Tasmanian born Luke McGregor (Utopia, It.s a Date, Luke Warm Sex) and Celia Pacquola (The Beautiful Lie, Utopia, Laid), who also wrote and created the series..

The series, which will screen in the second half of 2016, is a Guesswork Television production. .

It is produced by Andrew Walker and .co-produced by Fiona McConaghy. »

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Aussie web-series The Justice Lease returns for second season

17 March 2016 3:38 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

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Australian comedy web-series.The Justice Lease.is returning a for second season after winning $70,000 at the Viewster Online Film Festival.

In 2013, Severe Comedy self funded series one of The Justice Lease, a six-part web series which focused on the daily domestic lives of Superman, Batman, The Hulk and Aquaman, set in a suburban Australian share-house.

Series one of.The Justice Lease.screened at Melbourne WebFest, La WebFest (winning eight awards) and was awarded a $70,000 cash prize in the inaugural Viewster Online Film Festival.

Since then, the creators have used that budget to create a five-part series, which will be launched on March 22 via YouTube..

Producer Erasmo Raimundo said the funding had allowed the team to create the kind of series envisioned at the beginning..

"An entirely over-dramatic comedy that both pokes fun at, and reveres, the superhero genre,. he said..

Director Jeremy Brull likes to think of it as cross »

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