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Robyn Kershaw

Robyn Kershaw

Australia

Production

TFL

SeriesLab Participant 2021

biography

Robyn Kershaw is one of Australia’s most successful independent producers. She has produced drama and comedy for theatrical and TV markets for 20+ years, focussing on storyworlds that make people laugh, think and celebrate life.
Robyn’s work has achieved box office and ratings success, and international festival acclaim at more than 20 international film festivals, including Cannes, Sundance, Berlin and Toronto. Past credits include My Mistress (2014) starring Emmanuelle Béart, and Sucker (2015) starring YouTube star mychonny with 400+ million views.
Robyn produced award winning musical film and box office hit Bran Nue Dae (2009) and Looking For Alibrandi (2000) which won five AFI Awards, including Best Film and Best Actress.
As the Head of Drama and Narrative Comedy for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Robyn commissioned and executive produced over 150 hours of award winning drama and comedy series, including the International Emmy-nominated MDA and Kath & Kim (series I, II & III), the highest rating sit com in Australian history and the highest rating show on ABCTV in 2002, 2003 and 2004.
Robyn is a member of the Producer’s Guild of America, Screen Producer's Australia and Ateliers du Cinema European.