Vickie Gest is an accomplished and respected documentary and drama producer with a long list of credits. Over her 15 years in the industry she has worked in every production department. Her experience spans documentaries, feature films, commercials, music videos and short dramas and teaching at Universities.
Vickie made the 2008 Australian Film Institute - nominated and Dendy Award winning best documentary Rare Chicken Rescue. Other documentaries include the ATOM nominated films Roller Derby Dolls and Over My Dead Body. Her earlier work involved numerous short dramas that also received both national and international acclaim. They have screened in over 250 festivals around the world and won numerous international prizes.
Lauren has a background in distribution, film marketing, acquisitions and script development. She was formerly the Theatrical Acquisition and Marketing Manager for an independent Australian Distributor. During that time she attended all the major international film markets and acquired and marketed a number of highly successful mainstream films.
Lauren has a degree in Communications with Majors in Film, Media and Public Relations.
On 24 October Vizpoets Entertainment launched an Indiegogo crowd funding campaign featuring AFI Award winning Australian actor Gyton Grantley.
This 5-minute comedy-horror is called The Anthesis of Man. The film centers around a special effects designer who is finishing off his latest creation, a male victim for a werewolf horror film when his creation suddenly comes to life. Displeased with not getting any male appendage, his creation demands he gives him his manhood.
A big thanks to all our supporters so far! At last count we've raised over $2,000 and are fast chasing our target.