IN CONVERSATION DANA BRUNETTI
Thursday 19 November, 4.00pm-5.00pm
Conference Hall 1, Level 2
Dana Brunetti is the president of Trigger Street Productions. He’s produced multiple films, including his most recent, the six-time Oscar-nominated Captain Phillips, which picked up a Best Picture nomination. In 2009, he produced the film The Social Network, a screenplay adaptation written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by David Fincher. The Social Network received numerous awards, including eight Academy Award nominations. Brunetti won a Golden Globe for the film, amongst many other including The National Board of Review and The Critics Choice Award. Other credits as a producer include 21, Fanboys and HBO’s Bernard & Doris, starring Ralph Fiennes and Susan Sarandon, which received ten Emmy nominations. Separate from Trigger Street, Brunetti most recently produced the widely successful film “50 Shades of Grey”, based off the E.L. James novel and is about to go into production on the sequel “50 Shades Darker”. As the architect of several ground-breaking deals, Dana helped secure the mega-deal with Netflix as part of their new slate of original programming for TV with the political thriller House of Cards, which he serves as Executive Producer and is currently in production on its 4th season. The show debuted in 2013 and became an instant success garnering multiple Emmy and Golden Globe nominations and wins across its first two seasons.
Dana Brunetti – President, Trigger Street Productions
Virginia Trioli – Journalist, Broadcaster and Presenter, ABC TV
Jenni Tosi – CEO, Film Victoria