Director | Production
A Senior Media Executive with an eclectic mix of experience as Head of Content, Head of Production, Production Executive, Producer and Director, Mags uniquely combines over 20 years of strategy and leading teams, with on set technical experience.
Mags has extensive experience in international production with bases in Australia, UK and Singapore, She understands global strategies for differing financial, production and delivery structures across games, digital, linear and SVOD platforms.
Currently Head of Content at Screen Queensland, one of the world's premiere screen agencies, she leads a diverse team of Writers, Development Execs, Games Directors, Producers, Post Producers and Assistants to deliver world class series, feature films, digital games, incentives, initiatives and training opportunities.
She's worked with a range of Oscar, BAFTA and Emmy award winners across a range of disciplines from Directors, Producers, Craft Technicians and Cast and lead award-winning production across Asia, Africa, UK, Australia, the Pacific Islands, the US and Canada, as well as working on the ground in Central America and Europe.
She is an Advisory Board member for the Asian Animation Summit, a member of the Dame Changer Management Committee and a consistent juror for the Asian Academy Creative Awards.
Recent accolades include:
• 2020 AACTA Awards: Australian Academy of Cinematic and Television Arts
Best Documentary Nomination : Brock: Over the Top
• 2019 76th Venice Film Festival Selection
Venice Days: The Great Green Wall
• 2019 Asian Academy Creative Awards
Best Regional Documentary Series: Singapore on Film
• 2019 New York Festivals
History and Society Silver World Medal: China on Film
• 2018 7th China Academy Awards of Documentary Film
Best Foreign Documentary: The Talwars HBO/Star TV
• 2018 Asian Academy Creative Awards
Best Documentary Series: The Talwars HBO/Star TV
As a Fiction Director her short films have screened and sold internationally.
When not working she can be found riding her classic motorcycle to remote destinations.