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Cleo Bachelor of the Year

Friday, 25 March 2011

The Profile team are delighted to announce that Ash WilliamsScott McGregor, Ant Simpson, Shura Taft and Paul Verhoeven have been nominated in Cleo Magazine's Bachelor of the Year competition!

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Tiffiny Hall Book Launch

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Tiffiny Hall will launch her book Weightloss Warriors on Friday 1st April 2011.

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Profile Welcomes Kayne Tremills

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

The Profile team would like to welcome Kayne Tremills aboard, Kayne is currently one of the main hosts for ABC3’s Studio3.

 

Charli Robinson First Ever Solo Host of The Dirt

Friday, 25 February 2011

Charli Robinson is the first ever solo host of The Dirt, the Today network’s half hour show at 7pm, which covers ‘stars, gossip, scandal’ in the celebrity world.
 

Maude Garrett New Co-Host of Hot 30 Countdown

Friday, 25 February 2011

Maude Garrett is the new co-host of Hot30 Countdown. Monday to Friday nights, 7pm – 10pm nationally on the Today Network.
 

Anna McGrath Selected to Attend Berlinale Talent Campus

Friday, 04 February 2011

Profile Creative client Anna McGrath has been selected to attend the Berlinale Talent Campus, a creative academy and networking platform for 350 filmmakers from all over the world, as part of the 61st Berlin International Film Festival in Germany, one of the most highly regarded film festivals in the world
 

Wilfred Win An AFI

Friday, 17 December 2010

Congratulations

BEST SCREENPLAY IN TELEVISION
Wilfred II, Episode 7 “Dog Star” Jason Gann, Adam Zwar, SBS

 

Tiffiny Hall set to give the trainers on The Biggest Loser a run for their money

Friday, 26 November 2010

BLONDE beauty Tiffiny Hall, a martial arts expert and ex-Gladiator, is set to give the trainers on The Biggest Loser a run for their money.

Hall joins the next series of the hit TV weight-loss competition where four families of four will compete for the winning title.

"I see it as an amazing opportunity to give Australia their black belt in health," she said in a statement.

Filming began in Sydney last week with the show due to air early next year.

Hall joins veteran Biggest Loser trainers Shannon Ponton and Michelle Bridges, plus Steve "Commando" Willis who also joins the series full-time this year.

Hall will help train four siblings, Ponton two parents and their two children, Bridges four male relatives, and the Commando four cousins.

 

Profile Creative Client Wins 2010 DigiSPAA Feature Film Competition

Friday, 26 November 2010

‘SPAARTAN AWARD’ WINNER ANNOUNCED!
2010 DigiSPAA Digital Feature Film Competition


Little Sparrows

Sydney, Wednesday 17 November, 2010 - The winner of the prestigious ‘SPAARTAN Award’ for the 2010 DigiSPAA Feature Film Competition, sponsored by Movie Network Channels, was announced today at the Screen Producers Association of Australia’s (SPAA) annual conference.

Little Sparrows, directed, written and produced by Yu-Hsiu Camille Chen and co-produced by Eva Di Blasio wowed the judges with its sincere charm and heart, taking the major prize from a pool of strong contenders. Shot entirely in Western Australia where Camille resides, and on Red One format, Little Sparrows tells the delicate story of three sisters who are forced to make tough decisions when their mother’s breast cancer returns and they must face the reality of their last Christmas together. 

As winners of the esteemed DigiSPAA digital filmmaking competition, in its sixth year running, Yu-Hsiu Camille Chen and Eva Di Blasio have secured one of Australia’s most lucrative film competition prizes. They walk away with a package totaling over $50,000, including $10,000 in film equipment hire, $15,000 cash, $20,000 worth of post-production courtesy of Movie Network, a guaranteed screening of their film on the Movie Extra channel, and a return airfare and free registration to the prestigious CineMart International Film Festival Rotterdam.

The world premiere of Little Sparrows took place in June at the Sydney Film Festival where it received high accolades, and went on to garner positive receptions at other festivals including the Melbourne International Film Festival, and most recently - the Rome International Film Festival, where Camille secured and signed a film distribution deal in the US and Canada. In deed Yu-Hsiu Camille Chen and Eva Di Blasio are rising talents, and are an example of the escalating calibre of filmmakers the annual DigiSPAA Feature Film Competition continues to draw.

Runner up The Fall Guys, produced by New Zealander Rhys Cain is a gritty, edgy crime comedy about three college buddies who stumble across three cases of premium grade heroin. The story is told in flashback as each of the men are interrogated by police, pushing the friends deeper and deeper into a world they clearly know nothing about.
The Fall Guys and Little Sparrows – both superb films, highlight the differing styles and subject matters from filmmakers attracted to the competition this year.


Antony I. Ginnane, president of SPAA and co-curator of DigiSPAA commented:
“‘Little Sparrows’ is an incredible achievement. It takes subject matter which could have resulted in a Lifetime disease of the week TV movie, and turns it into a searingly moving tale of love and loss and understanding. It’s packed full of real emotion. Producer/Writer/Director Camille Chen and Producer Eva Di Blasio are talents to watch and worthy recipients of this year’s SPAARTAN Award”.

“Yu-Hsiu Camille Chen has an intense filmmaking style that propels audiences into an emotional journey with the characters. Produced by Eva Di Blasio, ‘Little Sparrows’ is a must see”, says Daniel Scharf, DigiSPAA Co-ordinator and judge.


2010 DigiSPAA judges included Antony I. Ginnane, President of SPAA and IFM World Releasing Inc.; Geoff Brown, Executive Director SPAA; Daniel Scharf, Producer of Geoffrey Wright's AFI Award-winning Romper Stomper; Colleen Meldrum, Program Director, Movie Network Channels and Stacey Edmonds, Producer/Director of I Know How Many Runs You Scored Last Summer.

DigiSPAA is a creative project of the Screen Producers Association of Australia (SPAA) an industry body that represents Australian independent film and television producers on all issues affecting the business and creative aspects of screen production.

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MEDIA INFORMATION
For further information and images,  please contact:
Shaheeda Shackle, ph: (02) 8354 1830, email: shaheeda@tsuki.com.au
Edweana Wenkart, ph: (02) 8354 1830, email: edweana@tsuki.com.au

EDITORS NOTE: BIOGRAPHY

YU-HSIU CAMILLE CHEN, Director, Writer and Producer, Little Sparrows
Born in 1975, Camille grew up in the city of I-Lan situated on the North East coast of Taiwan. After high school, she attended the University of Utah, in the United States, where she majored in film studies with an emphasis on writing and directing.

 

 


 

 

Steve Vizard Nominated for IF Award

Thursday, 25 November 2010

At the 2010 IF Awards, Steve Vizard was honoured for his contribution to the Film and television industry by being nominated for the IF AWARD for Contribution to Television. The other nominees for the prestigious lifetime achievement award included Rob sitch, Andrew denton, Brian Walsh, Kim Williams,Penny Chapman,  the fennessy brothers and Posie Graham Evans.
 

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