Timothy Spanos is an acclaimed independent filmmaker. Timothy’s unique style and incomparable screenwriting skills have earned him numerous awards, both locally and internationally. His most recent feature Sizzler ‘77, a homage to 1970s Melbourne, won best screenplay and best actor at The Melbourne Underground Film Festival in 2015.
Timothy’s hands-on knowledge of Australian independent film is an invaluable resource to any film student. He has written, directed and produced eight feature films including Boronia Boys, Prisoner Queen and Nancy Nancy. He is currently in production with his 8th feature, Throbbin ‘84, due for release late 2017. He worked as the head of video at Photographic Imaging College before coming to Footscray City Films.
Anthony is a Footscray City Films Alumni and cinematographer. Working on features such as ‘Death of a Gentleman’ and ‘Cerulean Blue’ as well as countless short films and music videos. As an active member of the film community he brings forward his experiences and networks to the course.
Ros Gentle – Directing Actors Ros trained at the National Institute for Dramatic Art. She is probably best remembered as one of the most outrageous characters ever to appear in the cult TV drama “Prisoner”. Ros in now LA based and has lectured at the New York Film Academy for the last seven years. Her most recent acting credits include “The People VS O.J. Simpson” and Foxtel’s upcoming series “Picnic At Hanging Rock”.
Matt Thomas – Score & Soundtrack Production Matt is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter and producer. He was the lead vocalist and song writer of the Australian band The Mavis’s, who achieved gold album and singles with the Top 10 hit “Cry” and album “Pink Pills”, for which he was nominated for several Aria awards. He has also fronted several other bands, including The B-Dolls and the disco-rock band The Blow Waves and synth-pop trio Video Video.
Leslie Morris – Film Marketing & Distribution Leslie from Bounty Films is a digital marketer and social media expert. Leslie has years of experience in distribution, marketing and publicity for Indie Films.
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