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Liz Kearney – Sweet As, MIFF@CinefestOz
Liz produced her first feature film These Final Hours in 2013 which screened in Cannes as part of Directors’ Fortnight. She was a producer on Paper Planes and produced the feature film directorial debuts of David Wenham (Ellipsis), and Thomas M. Wright (Acute Misfortune) which won the Critics Prize at the Melbourne International Film Festival where it premiered in 2018. Liz was an executive producer on Stephen Page’s directorial debut Spear. She produced Zak Hilditch’s short film Transmission, and one of the chapters of the Tim Winton compendium The Turning with writer/director Jub Clerc. She was a producer on the ABC TV series The Warriors. She also produced the award- winning animated short film Lost Property Office which was shortlisted for an Academy Award.