Johanna Somerville is Associate Producer at Jungle where she works both in business affairs and across Jungle’s entire slate in development and production, encompassing TV drama, comedy and feature films. Johanna started her life with a career in international human rights law and now that’s all fixed, she decided to do something creative and made her way to film and TV. Cutting her teeth on set as an Assistant Director Johanna moved into producing and over the past two years was Assistant Producer on Here Come the Habibs and No Activity, Producer of short form content including the viral video Brotopia by the Van Vuuren Bros and is Associate Producer on two up-coming ABC comedies Squinters and Sando.
The screen industry is rich with progressive initiatives that are shifting inequitable gender ratios but how far have we actually come in terms of smashing inequitable and unsustainable power structures and how far do we need to go? MODERATOR Patrick Abboud, Director/Producer/Presenter PRODUCER Megan Riakos, Writer & Director, President WIFT