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A Senior Media Executive and Line Producer with a 25 year eclectic mix of production, on set and agency experience as Head of Production, Head of Content, Production Executive, Producer and Director.

She has extensive experience in international production with bases in Australia, UK and Singapore and understands differing global financial, production and delivery structures across streaming, linear and theatrical platforms.

Mags has 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 a member of the Dame Changer Management Committee and a consistent juror for the Asian Academy Creative Awards as well as regularly participating on industry panels.

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 or freediving to deeper and deeper depths.

Queensland, Australia

magsscholes@gmail.com

LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/magsscholes

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