The Equity Foundation is thrilled to announce a special opportunity for NZ Equity members to spend a day working with Jessica Hobbs, the celebrated director of many ground-breaking, award winning television programs.
Jessica will work on different texts and all actors will have an opportunity to workshop scenes and explore different aspects of the text. Successful applicants will be sent scenes to learn prior to the masterclass.
This masterclasses are free-of-charge for financial members of NZ Equity.
The Equity Foundation thanks the NZ Film Commission for their support of this event.
Jessica's ground-breaking work on Love My Way in 2004 led to the outstanding and hugely popular TV series Spirited and Tangle for Southern Star, followed by Rake and My Place for ABC. Jessica has won Australian Film Institute Awards for Answered by Fire (2006), a Canadian/Australian co-production mini-series set during the violent East Timorese independence referendum of 1999 and for Love My Way (2005). Jessica also directed Curtin – a telemovie about the life of Australian Prime Minister John Curtin in the 1940’s. Curtin screened in competition at BANFF in 2007. In 2012 Jessica directed the AACTA Nominated Mini Series Devil’s Dust for ABC and Fremantle Media.