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Kerrin McNeil
Job Title
Head of Development
Kerrin is head of development at Hoodlum, the award-winning independent production company behind hit series Five Bedrooms (Ten, NBCU), Harrow (ABC, ABCS) and Tidelands (Netflix). Here, she supports Hoodlum’s broad slate, developing and acquiring IP and working with a wide variety of screenwriters and partners. Kerrin has worked in production and development for twenty years, spanning commercial and creative roles across film, television and digital media. She has been a Hoodlum for ten, including as Head of Commercial on many of the companies award-winning multiplatform productions. Kerrin was a producer on the VR documentary 'Inside Manus' (SBS), which premiered at MIFF ahead of screening widely including at Next: Marche Du Film Festival in Cannes. She is a producer on the feature film No Friend But The Mountains, an adaptation of Behrouz Boochani’s book; and an Executive Producer on Shakespeare Now, a bold anthology series led by all-female creative teams, with Lucky Chap Entertainment and the ABC.
Ready, Steady, Pitch! topic
Hoodlum is a proudly Australian company with an international footprint making content for the world. The company operates their offices in Australia and Los Angeles, developing feature film and television projects for the international marketplace and holds a first look with Disney owned ABC Studios. Following the success of the first two seasons, Harrow S3 will premiere this February on ABC; Hoodlum is currently in post-production on the second season of Five Bedrooms (Ten); and 2021 will see production of the comedy series All My Friends Are Racist for ABC iView. The company is committed to telling authentic stories that reflect the differences in who we are, what we've experienced and how we think. Hoodlum develops a broad slate of projects and is seeking bold, authored stories with something to say for the global market.
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