Rachel Davis

Head of Development
Werner Film Productions
Production Company Profile
Werner Film Productions is an award-winning film and television company specialising in the development and production of high-end live action drama.

Internationally recognised for three hugely successful seasons of the Emmy nominated series, Dance Academy, the company has continued to flourish with credits including the AACTA award winning telemovie, Riot; Logie award winning, Crazy Fun Park; two seasons of Netflix Top Ten hit, Surviving Summer, and the critically and commercially acclaimed ABC series The Newreader, currently in production for a third series. The company continues to expand its production partnerships both locally and globally and we have an active and diverse development slate working alongside some of Australia's most talented writing and directing creatives.

We are always on the lookout for new and distinctive scripted ideas for adults, children and teens to enjoy.
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Rachel Davis is an experienced creative producer and development executive, starting her career in the UK, before moving to New Zealand and then to Australia in 2010. Her past roles include Head of Development for CBBC Drama, Script and Development Executive for the ACTF and as an Executive Producer for the ABC and for Viacom. She has collaborated on projects with some of Australia’s most highly regarded production companies and has creatively helmed dramas and comedies that have been recognised with nominations for Logies, AACTAs, BAFTAs and the Prix Jeunesse. In 2019, Mustangs FC, a show that she co-created and co-produced for Matchbox Pictures and that champions women both in front of and behind the camera, was nominated for an International Emmy. Rachel co-produced and co-created a new drama for the ABC, Turn Up the Volume, which aired in 2023. The show picked up a Logie nomination for Most Outstanding Children's Program, a SPA Award nomination for Children’s Production of the Year and an AACTA nomination for Best Children’s Program.
Rachel Davis