One of Australia’s most prolific thespians, Rachel Griffiths is also an Academy Award Nominated and multi-award winning actress. After a successful career on the Australian stage, Rachel Griffiths burst onto the international scene in 1994 with P.J. Hogan’s much loved feature film MURIEL’S WEDDING. Her film credits since then include MY BEST FRIEND’S WEDDING alongside Julia Roberts, THE ROOKIE, THE HARD WORD with Guy Pearce, BLOW, STEP UP, BURNING MAN, NED KELLY, PATRICK, SAVING MR BANKS with Tom Hanks, BEAUTIFUL KATE and HILARY & JACKIE, a performance which earned her an Academy Award Nomination. Her last film, MAMMAL, premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2016.
In television, Rachel earned a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Brenda in the critically acclaimed and long running HBO series SIX FEET UNDER. She also received an Emmy Award Nomination for her role in fellow US series BROTHERS & SISTERS. Other television credits include the HBO/NBC CoPro CAMP and the Julian Assange biopic UNDERGROUND, which screened at the Toronto International Film Festival. Other television credits include MAG WARS and DEADLINE GALLIPOLI for Foxtel alongside Sam Worthington, Hugh Dancy and Charles Dance. In 2017 she starred alongside Guy Pearce in ABC’s WHEN WE RISE. She has recently completed filming on Subtext Picture’s four-part miniseries DEAD LUCKY.
The Business of Women in Showbusiness Rachel Griffiths, Kristina Ceyton, Rosie Lourde and Joanna Werner join Screen Australia’s Senior Development Manager, Nerida Moore, to discuss the experiences, challenges and opportunities presented by female-driven stories in the marketplace, and to explore the question: does gender matter? Speakers: Rachel Griffiths – Actress Kristina Ceyton – Producer Rosie Lourde […]