JULIE ECKERSLEY

Julie‚Äôs career in the film and television industry spans 20 years to date. She started her career as an actor and writer, then undertook further tertiary screen studies before moving into producing. As a writer and performer she co-wrote and developed work for the stage, touring nationally and internationally, with a speciality in Shakespeare. She then joined Rebel Wilson on her early comedy series, ‘The Wedge’ as a writer and performer and spent 2 years working with Shaun Micallef on ‘Newstopia’.

Having completed her Masters in Communications (Swinburne University) and a Graduate Diploma in Producing (AFTRS) she joined Matchbox Pictures (NBCU) in 2011, producing award winning content that has sold around the world including ‘Glitch’ Seasons 2 & 3, ‘Maximum Choppage’, ‘Oddlands’, ‘Anatomy 3’, ‘The Turning’, ‘The Family Law Seasons’ 1, 2 & 3.

In 2021 after producing a musical comedy – ‘Stories from Oz’ – for ABC and Princess Pictures she joined the SBS team as Head of Scripted.

Julie has a demonstrated track record of diverse storytelling gender equity and inclusion. Her workplace mantra is to create world class content, and to look after each other while we do it.