Goalpost Pictures are among Australia's leading independent producers. Founding partners Rosemary Blight, Kylie du Fresne, Ben Grant and Cass O’Connor have worked together as a team for more than 15 years. At Goalpost Pictures we believe the key to our success is strong enduring relationships with distinct, creative voices. We are committed to providing a secure environment where unique producing, writing and directing voices can blossom.
The company is dedicated to producing the highest quality of work that will engage with audiences worldwide. We have major screen credits which have sold around the world and have screened at key international festivals including Cannes, Berlin, Sundance, Locarno and Toronto and we are proud recipients of Rose d'Or, BAFTA, AFI/ AACTA, Crystal Bear and Logie awards and nominations for our film and television programs.
Producer / Partner
Rosemary Blight is one of Australia’s most experienced producers, making distinctive film and television such as the box office smash hit The Sapphires, which premiered at Cannes; the international production Felony, directed by Matthew Saville and starring Joel Edgerton, Tom Wilkinson, Jai Courtney and Melissa George; Clubland, starring Academy Award nominee Brenda Blethyn; and the Julien Temple-directed The Eternity Man. Rosemary Executive Produced the Cannes Film Festival selection The Tree, starring Charlotte Gainsbourg, and the BAFTA nominated family series Lockie Leonard. She is currently Producer of ABC TV’s series Cleverman, as well as Executive Producer of the screen adaptation of Timothy Conigrave’s bestselling novel; Holding The Man. Rosemary sits on the Board of Screen Australia.
Managing Director / Partner
Ben Grant is Managing Director of Goalpost Pictures and is one of Australia’s most experienced film and television practitioners. Screen credits as Executive Producer include Cleverman, Holding The Man, Felony, An Accidental Soldier, the box office hit The Sapphires, Clubland and Lockie Leonard. Ben produced the feature film Closed For Winter, starring Natalie Imbruglia, from director James Bogle. Ben is the current Vice President of Screen Producers Australia, sits on the Board of Screenrights and is a member of the Film Certification Advisory Board.
Producer / Partner
Kylie du Fresne
Kylie du Fresne has produced award winning film and television including Holding The Man, The Sapphires, directed by Wayne Blair, and Wayne’s short drama The Djarn Djarns, winner of a Crystal Bear at Berlin in 2005. She is currently Executive Producer of ABC TV series Cleverman. Her other drama producing credits include the BAFTA-nominated adaption of Tim Winton’s Lockie Leonard, Rachel Ward's telemovie An Accidental Soldier and the prime time ratings winner Scorched for the Nine Network and ITV International.
Cass O’Connor is a leading corporate advisor, with a focus on the communications, media and entertainment industries. Currently running her own corporate advisory and investment firm, she has advised many of the major media entities (or their financiers) in Australia and has been a Director with Carnegie, Wylie & Company; Executive Director with Goldman Sachs Australia Limited; Director of Turnbull & Partners Limited and equities research analyst with Bain & Company (now Deutsche Bank). In addition to Goalpost Pictures, Cass serves on the Boards of Prime Television Limited, McGrath Estate Agents and a small number of other private and publicly listed companies.
Lauren Edwards is considered one of Australia’s most acclaimed young producers. Her credits include Associate Producer of The Sapphires, Co-Producer of Matthew Saville’s Felony and Producer of short films that have played at hundreds of festivals around the world, including Bear, directed by Nash Edgerton, which was selected for both Cannes Film Festival and Sundance Film Festival and Matthew Moore’s The Amber Amulet, which won the Crystal Bear for Best Short film at the Berlin Film Festival. Lauren is currently Producer of Cleverman.
Goalpost Pictures Australia
P +61 2 9310 4722
PO Box 754
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012
Suite 4, Level 1
12-16 Chippen Street
Chippendale NSW 2008
(Please note we do not accept unsolicited scripts. We will only accept submissions though a recognised literary or talent agent.)
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