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Jamie Hilton heads production at his Sydney-based company See Pictures. His theatrical debut was Claire McCarthy’s THE WAITING CITY, shot in India in 2009 and starring Joel Edgerton and Radha Mitchell. Jamie executive produced Julie Leigh’s SLEEPING BEAUTY, selected for Official Competition at Cannes in 2011, and selling in all major territories. In 2014, Jamie financed and produced the supernatural thriller BACKTRACK for director Michael Petroni (NARNIA: DAWNTREADER, THE RITE), THE LITTLE DEATH for Josh Lawson and executive produced WYRMWOOD: ROAD OF THE DEAD for the Roache-Turner Brothers. In 2015, he financed and produced OTHERLIFE for Ben C. Lucas and the short MARTHA THE MONSTER for director Christopher Weekes (MUPPET MAN). Development projects include SIERRA for director Pierre Morel (TAKEN, THE GUNMAN), sci-fi thriller ATOMICA, Matt Nable’s crime drama THE 1%, GODFREY for Wayne Blair (THE SAPPHIRES) and FLAMMABLE CHILDREN for Stephan Elliott (THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT).