Carmel has been writing, producing and directing television shows for more than four decades. She’s also co-founded and run production companies including Beyond International, Energee Entertainment and Essential Media. She is the CEO of Pop Family Entertainment which has a broad slate of content having previously produced multiple seasons of a series for Netflix, Nine Media, ABC, Sony, Hulu, Universal and the former Network Ten. Currently POP is in production on a CGI feature film to be theatrically released worldwide in 2023 and is Executive Producing a feature doc for Netflix. POP is working with a diverse roster of some of the most exciting creative talent in Australia, including several emerging and new writers, directors and artists and will shortly commence production on a trilogy of scifi/comedy fantasy films aimed at a wide family audience. Pop is currently casting a political thriller based on the memoir of acclaimed journalist, Peter Greste with the screenplay written by Peter Duncan to be directed by Kriv Stenders. With its own high end CGI/VFX studio based in Sydney and linked to talent across the globe with its unique virtual production network (VPN) POP and its partner AWS (Amazon Web Services Media and Entertainment Division) are joint venturing on new technical production pipelines that serve and enhance the studio's strong creative direction.