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 produced 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.
Creative partnerships are the lifeblood of our screen industry. From the macro to the micro, it is relationships that keep this business alive. Whether its mentor, mentee, muse or co-creator the intimacy of mutual collaboration, built on trust and shared visions, is one of the most valuable tricks of the trade that we can have as […]