Catherine Pettman

Catherine Pettman is a creative producer working across documentary, drama and live events. After training as an actor at the Victorian College of the Arts, Catherine took on a variety of production roles in everything from TVCs to music videos, from short films to educational videos, before making the leap to full-time producing. In 2015 she co-founded Rummin Productions with Cinematographer Matthew Newton. Catherine has a particular interest in environmental and social themes, and her work is often about communicating the beauty and complex history of her home, Tasmania, to national audiences and to the world. 
CREDITS
Catherine was the Associate Producer on the award winning feature documentary A Family Divided, and coordinated two feature docudramas for Irish broadcaster RTE, Banished Women and Exile in Hell. Catherine's credits during her time as Head of Production at Roar Film from 2012 to 2014 include: managing the 3-part television series Holy Switch for ABC Compass program; producing Songlines of the Moonbird for Aboriginal Educational Services, an animation with accompanying epub; production managing the feature documentary-drama The First Fagin; and co-producing the groundbreaking Vandemonian Lags, a musical with an all-star cast led by Tim Rogers which was digitally simulcast and released in feature film format. Now a company director of Rummin Productions, Catherine has produced several award winning short documentaries and is currently co-creating the Screen Australia and Screen Tasmania funded feature film project The Motel at the End of the World, with writer/director Briony Kidd, script editor Sean Byrne and mentor Rolf de Heer.

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