Sandy George has tracked the Australian film and television industry for aeons as a journalist, as correspondent for www.screendaily.com, film writer for The Australian newspaper, editor of Encore when it was the peak industry magazine, and so on and so on. She has also presented films on SBS TV and has dug into data and deals for the benefit of practitioners as part of Screen Australia’s ScreenIntel project.
Journalist & Researcher
A session exploring the roles that can make or break a deal, and a show in the world of series drama. It used to be everyone wanted to Direct but then the power of the word got out and the Writer was the most compelling person in the room. American then introduced us to this […]
The insiders view of how to tell and sell Australian stories for global audiences on the Netflix platform, with creators and finance partners from ABC-Netflix coproduction Pine Gap and Tidelands, the first Netflix original commissioned by the streaming giant in Australia. MODERATOR Sandy George, Journalist & Researcher PRODUCER Jo Dillon, EVP Content, Screen Queensland Brought to you […]
CREATIVE GENIUS & CHAOS From producing iconic rom- com Sleepless in Seattle, where Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan charmed the world, to taking an uncompromising look at homelessness, mental illness and creative genius in The Soloist, a trio of Marvel hits and developing the TV cult hit, celebrating misfits across six seasons in NBC’s Community, […]