November 1: Sandra Sdraulig interviews Richard Keddie: Creative Producing in Australia
Producer Richard Keddie has worked across feature film, television drama and documentary. His most recent feature film producing credit includes the musical comedy Goddess, staring Ronan Keating and Magda Szubanski released through Village Roadshow and sold internationally through Ealing Studios.
Prior to Goddess Richard produced a string of successful television dramas and features including Hawke (Richard Roxburgh, Rachael Blake & Asher Keddie) which won three AFI’s including Best Telemovie/mini-series and which critics described as, “The best Australian drama in a decade”; Little Fish (Cate Blanchett, Sam Neill & Hugo Weaving), winner of five AFI’s & the IF Award for Highest Box Office in 2005 and Curtin (William McInnes & Noni Hazlehurst), which won the 2008 Logie for Best Television Drama amongst others.
Richard has also written, produced and directed over 100 TV commercials including the WWF campaign to save the Great Barrier Reef in 2013; the South Australian campaign to save the Coorong and lower reaches of the Murray River and the influential Your Rights At Work Campaign for the ACTU. Richard is also a Board Member of Screen Australia.
The film company which Richard founded in 2005 was acquired by Australia’s largest independent production house WTFN in early 2013.
As he reflects on the breadth of his career, Richard will discuss what’s involved in being a creative producer in film and television.
Guest: Richard Keddie, Producer. Friday on My Mind is a weekly 1-hour interview series hosted by Sandra Sdraulig AM (former CEO of Film Victoria, Director of MIFF) held every Friday @ 5.30pm with the best directors, writers, producers, actors and industry professionals.
Join us in welcoming Richard Keddie in Cinema 1 at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image.