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Kate Croser joins SAFC Board
28 September 2016
The South Australian Film Corporation is delighted to announce the appointment of Kate Croser to the South Australian Film Corporation Board.
South Australian based Producer, Kate brings a wealth of experience to the Board and is known for developing and producing bold film and television projects. Kate’s first feature film, the Australian-Iranian collaboration My Tehran For Sale, written and directed by Iranian poet Granaz Moussavi, was shot entirely on location in Tehran in 2008 and was the winner of the 2009 IF Independent Spirit Award.
In 2010 Kate was awarded Screen Australia’s inaugural producer internship at Film4, and also produced The Palace, an international short film collaboration by writer/director Anthony Maras and the winner of the 2012 AACTA award for Best Short Film.
Kate produced two seasons of the television series Danger 5 for SBS, created by Dario Russo and David Ashby, The series was highly acclaimed, winning awards and gaining AACTA Best TV Comedy award nominations for each season.
In May 2012 Kate founded Hedone Productions with Sandy Cameron and together they produced the time travel comedy feature film The Infinite Man, the feature film debut of writer/director Hugh Sullivan which launched to audience and critical acclaim at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival before its theatrical release. A Spanish language remake is currently in production.
Kate has also produced the documentary film Michelle’s Story for ABC with writer/director Meryl Tankard (winner 2015 Audience Award Adelaide Film Festival), and co-produced the feature film Boys in the Trees with Mushroom Pictures, the first feature film from writer/director Nicholas Verso. In September 2016 Boys in the Trees screened in Official Selection for two highly prestigious international film festivals – Venice and Toronto.
Kate was welcomed by the Chairman John Hill and South Australian Film Corporation Board Members to her first Board Meeting in August.
Featured image: Kate Croser