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Danielle Redford
Contra Stories
Danielle Redford is the founder of Contra Stories and a creative producer known for her work across screen and audio experiences alike. Working across narrative and unscripted stories, Danielle is drawn to projects that embody complexity, intimacy, and invitation.

Danielle’s producing work includes projects for ABC Australia, Fremantle Australia, Princess Pictures, Audible, and Epic Games. Her work, supported by partners including Stan, Screen Queensland, Screen Australia, and various councils, has premiered at numerous leading festivals, including Flickerfest, Screamfest, Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner, and Byron Bay International Film Festival. In 2020, she was named a Screen Producers Association of Australia Ones to Watch, where she was mentored by Aquarius Films.

Danielle is a leading producer of scripted audio fiction in Australia, innovating with cross-format technologies to enable scalable storytelling. Her work in this vein includes Winding Road (Audible), Wentworth: The Fall Girl (Fremantle Media, Audible), and The Orchard (Princess Pictures, Audible), as well as Season 2 of Sex Therapy: Sessions with Chantelle Otten (Fremantle Media, Audible).

With the first decade of her career spent in distribution and sales, Danielle has worked alongside Australian feature filmmakers to place their content with domestic and global distribution partners, leveraging individual projects to create growth opportunities for continued expansion. She also lectured in the areas of Screen Producing, Screen Distribution and Screen Entrepreneurship at the Griffith Film School from 2017-2023.
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