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MICHELLE HARDY

ESSENTIAL MEDIA GROUP

Michelle has produced screen content across multiple genres and formats over the past two decades for networks, advertising agencies and independent production companies in the UK, US and Australia. Michelle’s scripted broadcast producing credits include the phenomenal sketch comedy series Wham Bam Thank You Ma’am for the ABC in Australia and NBCU (Seeso) in the US, the one-off half-hour narrative comedy Timothystarring Stephen Curry and Denise Scott for the ABC, comedy entertainment series Backseat Drivers for ABC2 and the International Emmy® Award-winning multi-platform comedy series, #7DaysLater, for ABC2 and iview. Michelle also recently produced the independent feature film Wild Woman in California, to be released in 2019. Michelle’s focus is now on the development of scripted comedy and drama as the VP of Scripted for the Essential Media Group in Australia.

Roundtables

Michelle is hosting a Roundtable on “Developing television drama and comedy locally for an international marketplace”.

Ready, Steady, Pitch!

We are looking for comedy and drama series for a local market but with international appeal for both broadcast and SVOD. We are not looking for feature film projects at this time.

MICHELLE HARDY

VP of Scripted