Image © Timothy Archibald
Jack Pam – Director
Born somewhere on his parent’s travels in 1984, Pam now lives and works in Melbourne, when not in other parts of the globe. The pursuit of travel and art has usually overtaken formal education although Pam did study at Edith Cowan University between 2003-2005. Shortly after he formed mapfilms with Gustav Eden, a collaboration that could be described as a film production house except that Eden and Pam keep doing all sorts of other things with it that aim to engage and entertain a worldwide community. In 2009, together with Morgan Campbell, he established staple, a quarterly skate magazine distributed around Australia and online. Eleventhirty, an A3 photography magazine is Pam’s latest print project and will be released mid 2010. Pam’s photography has been reproduced in numerous Australian and international publications and exhibited at the Australian Centre for Photography; Kaunas Photography Festival, Lithuania; National Portrait Gallery, Canberra; Chief Bodega Gallery, New York; Neunplus Gallery, Berlin. In 2007; His short film, The Rabbit, produced with writer Joseph London, won the 48h Film Festival in Berlin. In 2010 Pam has completed his first large film project; Photography Hijacked. This half hour documentary written, directed and edited by Pam will screen on ABC TV in May 2010.
Matteo Bruno - Producer
Having completed a post graduate diploma in producing at the VCA in 2006, Matteo Bruno produced two 16mm short films from graduating students, with Songs in the Key of Death (director Aleks Bryant) having its international premiere at the 2007 Sao Paulo International Film Festival. Matteo’s first feature film, Corroboree (director Ben Hackworth) had its world premiere at the 2007 Sydney International Film Festival, followed by Perth, Melbourne and Brisbane Film Festivals. Corroboree screened at the 2007 Toronto and the 2008 Berlin International Film Festivals. Corroboree is distributed in the US by IFC and is on general rental and retail release domestically.
Matteo Executive Produced the latest film by director Alkinos Tsilimidos, Blind Company, starring Colin Friels, which screened at the 2009 Melbourne International Film Festival and 2009 Montreal World Film Festival and released theatrically by Titan View.
Matteo produced the 2009 Dendy Award finalist short film Two Men (also in the MIFF accelerator program) which won the best emerging talent award and an IF Award for director Dominic Allen. Also in 2009, Matteo Executive Produced the feature film Ring Roads in Beijing, China, and was series producer of the highly successful 8 part Food/Travel series, Stefano’s Cooking Paradiso for the Lifestyle Food channel.
Matteo produced Photography Hijacked, a documentary for the ABC, and is currently in production of Big Mamma’s Boy, a romantic comedy starring Holly Valance and Frank Lotito, directed by Franco di Chiera.
Matteo Production Managed the successful SBS documentary-drama, Hoover’s Gold in 2006 and worked on the first three series of ABC’s Surfing the Menu.