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.


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 …

The Shack

A woman returns to her childhood home and confronts her memories. Short Film – 8 mins – 16mm Cast Stephanie Begg, Emma Strand, Henriette Tkalec, Ben Brock The Shack’ is the story of a young woman’s journey to face her tumultuous and abusive childhood, which took place within the confines of a run-down shack in rural Australia. Set in the 1960’s …

Red Cross ‘Hearts’

TVCClient: Red Cross AmericaProducer: Paul IrwinDirector/Editor: Josh MawerCinematographer: Steve Perrong A spot branded for the American Red Cross, coming just after hurricane ‘Sandy’ hit New York and New Jersey in late 2012. I teamed up with producer Paul Irwin (the nuts-and-bolts production guru at Donneybrook Productions) and Philly DP Steve Perrong.

Fair Go

TVCClient: Dick SmithDirector/Editor: Josh Mawer Dick Smith: entrepreneur, adventurer, aviator, millionaire. Not just the electronics chain or food brand. He launched a think tank in 2017 called Dick Smith Fair Go to promote a sustainable future for Australia and I directed and produced a slate of assets for his national campaign, 60 and 3osec TVCs, web assets and collateral.  These …

Permanent Fix

TVCClient: American Medical AssociationProducer: Paul IrwinDirector/Editor: Josh MawerCinematographer: Steve Perrong This spot was a bucket of fun to make for the American Medical Association. They wanted the spot ad to reach their audience and be humorous enough to get passed on. We pitched a few ideas, this won out and I storyboarded, cast one of Philly’s finest improvisers and got soaked directing the fun. We turned the edit …