Aaron Wilson

AARON WILSON / Director & Writer
Born in rural Australia, Aaron has made numerous short films with a minimalist approach to narrative and passion for understated human drama. His films have screened at over 100 festivals and acquired numerous international sales and awards. His films include RENDEZVOUS (‘03), TEN FEET TALL (‘05), WIND (FENG) (‘07) and LEAP YEAR (‘08).

In 2006, Aaron took part in a filmmaker residency programme with Objectifs Centre for Filmmaking & Photography in Singapore, where he developed the script for his debut feature film. His short, AHMAD’S GARDEN (‘08), was produced in association with Screen Australia and premiered at the 2008 Melbourne International Film Festival.

Aaron currently works as a director at Airbag Productions, based in Melbourne, Australia. CANOPY is Aaron’s debut feature film.

Katrina Fleming

Katrina has 29 years experience producing, writing and directing. Her focus was on live performance for the first 20 years, including theatre, comedy, cabaret and musical theatre. Film has taken over her life for the last nine years, including features, shorts, documentaries, TV and commercials. Her speciality and passion is when these two worlds combine, comedy and arthouse drama.

CANOPY is her debut feature film, with a second feature drama in production, and her TV documentary IMPOSSIBLE ORCHESTRA is about to be released. Katrina’s 12 short films for cinema, have all been sold and screened at over 80 international film festivals, and she is currently producing 2 short films for late release this year, and has a string of award winning commercials and corporate films under her belt.

Stefan Duscio

STEFAN DUSCIO / Director of Photography
Stefan began his love of telling stories as an writer and illustrator making comic books. After studying film and photography at Media Arts at RMIT University in Melbourne, he enjoyed camera attachments with renowned cinematographers Andrew Lesnie and Greig Fraser on various projects. These experiences inspired Stefan to pursue a career as a director of photography.

Beginning in short films and music videos, he has since shot five feature films and countless commercials around Australia and the world. He is as passionate about characters and story as he is of creating powerful images to accompany them.

Cindy Clarkson

Cindy was lucky to discover the joy of editing at university. She has freelanced in picture and sound traversing the change from film to non-linear systems.

In seeking to tell stories, some highlights include: being a holiday relief film assistant editor for the BBC, cutting her first feature film as picture/sound editor on Alkinos Tsilimidos’ EVERYNIGHT EVERYNIGHT, being a dialogue editor on Fred Schepisi’s IQ, editing Australia’s first digital film, John Hewitt’s REDBALL, plus cutting a US kids fantasy/martial-arts flick WARRIORS OF VIRTUE 2, the feature skating documentary, THE MAN WHO SOULED THE WORLD and the independent feature films CORROBOREE and VAN DIEMEN’S LAND.

To date, Cindy has cut 10 feature films and was nominated in the 2013 ACCTA awards for best editing on X.

Production Alley

Sound designers Rodney Lowe and Nic Buchanan and Audio Producer Les Molnar are the leading team of Australia’s newest audio production facility, Production Alley. With a brand new studio facility in Richmond Victoria and one of the most advanced mobile audio production suites around, Production Alley covers all aspects of sound.

Staffed with over 50 years of experience in Film, Television, Music, Advertising and Digital Media, they have won numerous awards around the world for their work in audio production.

Production Designers

TIM BURGIN / Production Designer
Tim has experience on a large body of work including feature films, documentaries, short films, music videos and art installations, many of which have won awards internationally. A graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts School of Film & Television, he has worked under the mentorship of veteran Australian production designer Neil Angwin.

A true practitioner of character and the mise-en-scène Tim has brought his meticulous eye for detail to dramatic recreations in documentaries and films. He is also a founding member of the artist collective Gädda, Scout & Luxemburg.