It’s the summer of 1967 and young Willie is filled with the life of the idyllic old pearling port Broome, in the North of Western…
Robyn is a producer and company director with RKP and RKPix. She is currently financing Radiant by Annika Glac and co-producing Seriously Red by Krew Boylan with Jessica Carrera of Dollhouse Pictures. Robyn’s produced recent films include Sucker (Dir. Ben Chessell, 2015), My Mistress (dir. Stephen Lance, 2014), the Indian-Australian feature Save Your Legs! (dir. Boyd Hicklin, 2012). Robyn produced box office hit, award winning musical film Bran Nue Dae (dir. Rachel Perkins, 2009), which screened at festivals worldwide and won the Audience Awards at Melbourne International Film Festival and the London Australian Film Festival. It was also nominated for multiple AACTA Awards and the Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Youth Feature Film.
Robyn’s first feature, Looking For Alibrandi (dir. Kate Woods, 2000), was a box office hit winning five AFI Awards, including Best Film. As Head of Drama and Narrative Comedy for the ABC she commissioned and executive produced over 150 hours of award-winning drama and comedy series including the International Emmy-nominated MDA and the first three seasons of Kath & Kim, the highest rating sitcom in Australian history. Robyn produced award winning Bondi Banquet and Effie: Just Quietly. Robyn studied at Murdoch University and at the AFTRS and has served on the Boards of the Australian Film Finance Corporation (now Screen Australia) and ScreenWest. Robyn is a member of the Producer’s Guild of America and Ateliers du Cinema European.
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