Four young girls from very different backgrounds are thrown together in an under-resourced, inner-city juvenile justice detention centre.
So far from home 10-year-old bolshy Mahlee from Brewarrina is secretly scared locked up with the older and hardened crew. 17-year-old Luana from Fairfield looks out for her, but finds it hard to see a way out of her own ‘Gangsta’ world and believes her fourth time in Juvie will …
Rebecca has worked solidly in the Australian film industry for over 15 years. She launched her career at Metro Screen where she was employed to create initiatives and provide support for emerging filmmakers, then moved into production and was employed by various companies to produce short format films as well as commissioned to produce films with communities stretching from Arnhem Land to Redfern and out to Lightning Ridge.
In 2002 she then relocated to Northern NSW and continued her work by receiving numerous grants, and in 2007 Rebecca was employed as the Events and Membership Manager at Northern Rivers Screenworks.
In 2009 Rebecca made a major shift in her career and started developing stories for TV, and several years later, whilst juggling motherhood, she had her political thriller ‘Hackworth’ Optioned by Goalpost Pictures.
In 2016, she was a recipient of ‘Inside The Writers Room’, an initiative funded by Screen NSW and Screenworks in collaboration with Ambience Entertainment. In 2017 Rebecca will be undertaking a ‘Creative Producers Attachment’ on Every Cloud Production series Deadlock (ABC TV) – a placement funded by Screen NSW. Rebecca has also just been awarded the Metro Screen Open Fellowship by the Australian Directors Guild to attend The Annual Stowe Story Lab in Vermont USA with her latest psychological thriller series Dog Box.
The biggest acknowledgment for Rebecca so far is to be shortlisted for the AWG Prime Time competition with her cutting-edge TV Crime series ‘Dog Box’.