Hockey Dad

When their drive-in concert for new album Brain Candy was cancelled to last minute torrential rain, the Wollongong based indie band on-the-rise and their label BMG doubled down and decided to mount a livestream anyway. The catch? It had to be just a few days later to capitalise on the all important launch week. And in an old theatre, with …

Same Same

Aviva, Emily, Yasmina are four twenty-something lesbians from very different backgrounds. Navigating life and love in Brooklyn is easy for none of them. But when they meet through an iPhone app ‘SameSame’, the girls realize they have much more in common than they originally thought… Web Series, 12 x 6minCreated by Lauren AugartenWriters: Lauren Augarten, Stephanie Begg, April Maxey, Summer …

UNLTD ‘Samson’

Production Company: Jungle Boys / In The ThicketDirector/Editor: Josh Mawer SAMSONS STORY: This job was for the charity UnLtd: a mini-doc on Justice Crew dancer Samson Cosray-Smith and his involvement with the youth organisation Musicians Making A Difference. I directed and cut this project with In The Thicket.

Foxtel Footy Legends

ContentClient: FoxtelProduction Company: In The ThicketDirector/Editor: Josh Mawer We took five NRL legends to Gladstone, a  mining town in regional QLD to teach the kids footy skills, meet the locals and talk about Foxtel’s packages. I teamed up again with the excellent people at In The Thicket to direct and cut this project.


To save his father’s brilliant mind a young man is coerced into time-sharing his consciousness. Short Film – 13 min – Arri Alexa 2KDirector: Josh MawerWriters:Josh Mawer & Michael RichardsonProducer: Michael KnottDOP: Jarryd HallProduction Designer: Rachel JollyEditor: Lara BenwellComposer: Yunyu Ong & Ellie CummingSound Designer: Ashleigh WadebrookCast: Anita Hegh, Drew Wilson, Stephanie Begg, Kenneth Moraleda, Richard Healy Legacy is a dark …

Sydney Sleuthers

Web Series: 10 x 8minCreator: Joanna Beveridge The ‘Sydney Sleuthers’ webseries is the brainchild of Joanna Beveridge, who wrote, produced and directed several episodes of the series, launched in June 2019. She won funding from the website Filmaka, and is the first of their webseries to be funded. I was invited to direct an episode. Walking onto a set where …


Content – 4minsClient: Australian National UniversityProduction Company: Tactile PicturesProducer/Director: Josh Mawer Issy is finishing her marketing degree, has a tight-knit group of friends & flatmates, loves sailing and makes a killer cheesecake. This is one of a slate of packages commissioned by the College of Business & Education at the Australian National University, to present real students with interesting stories.

Achtung Mein Kunst

An insightful and important documentary following two important emerging theatre practitioners on their important journey to stage a fringe theatre show, ‘Achtung Mein Kunst’ (Please Pay Attention To My Art) is a collaboration with Deutch Theatre Practik, dedicated to offering a glimpse into the important work of art makers around the globe. Web Series 5 x 6minCreated by Clare Hennessey …


A mine collapse leaves two men desperate. Short Film – 5 min – Arri Alexa 2KCast: Paul Barton, Bryce YoungmanDirector: Josh MawerWriter: Stephanie BeggProducer: Liam HeyenDOP: Adam LynchProduction Designer: Courtney MulvayEditor: Bamdad ErfanianComposer: James CollinsSound Designer: Lana Kristensen