Tim Spencer 

Tim is an actor and writer for theatre, film, radio and fiction. In 2010 his solo performance, Words They Make with their Mouths, won the People’s Choice Award in the Adelaide Fringe Festival. His monologue, Fun in a Cup, was performed as part of Tell it Like it Isn’t (atyp) and was published by Currency Press.

His verbatim script, Show Me Yours, I’ll Show You Mine, first appeared in The Horse’s Mouth Festival (Tamarama Rock Surfers) and went on to win a Green Room Award for Best Independent Writing and the awards for Best Performance and Innovation in Theatre at the 2012 Melbourne Fringe Festival. In 2013 he became a writer in residence at Belvoir Theatre and received a commission to write the new play, Life Size. His article, Love Porn, was published in Going Down Swinging (Issue 34).

In 2014 he studied a Graduate Certificate in Screenwriting at AFTRS. In 2015 he successfully received funding from Screen Australia and Metro Screen to write and produce a short film, Oasis which premiered at the 2015 Mardi Gras Film Festival. His radio play, The Guy Who Screams Elephant, was broadcast on the ABC Radio National program Radio Tonic.

Joshua Longhurst 

Joshua is a writer, producer and director. He was born and raised in Young, NSW and moved to Sydney where he was selected to create content through programs facilitated by Metro Screen. In 2016 he completed an Advanced Diploma in producing at the Australian Film and Television and Radio School and a producers placement with Aquarius Films.

Joshua is a writer known for Ravage, which premiered at the Sydney Film Festival in the prestigious Dendy Short Film Competition. As an emerging writer and producer he was invited to pitch a TV series at the Screen Forever Conference after winning the Metro Screen’s Dream Accelerator competition.

In 2016 he won the emerging film maker awards at both the Mardi Gras Film Festival and Melbourne Queer Film Festival with his short film, Oasis. Oasis screened on ABC2 and iView before screening at many queer film festivals internationally, including MiFO OutShine Film Festival, IMAGE OUT and TWIST Seattle Queer Film Festival.

Rosie Braye 

Rosie is a producer and company director at Wintergarden Pictures, which she co-founded with Joshua Longhurst and Tim Spencer in 2017, and a passionate film marketing & publicity professional with nine years’ experience bringing engaging stories to Australian audiences.

Rosie’s first project at Wintergarden Pictures is Cherry Season, directed by Joshua Longhurst and written by Tim Spencer, supported by Create NSW’s Generator: Emerging Filmmaker Fund and SBS.

Rosie is also National Publicity Manager at STUDIOCANAL Australia, one of the country’s largest independent distributors and the local arm of one of Europe’s leading film studios. She oversees all publicity matters and develops brand partnerships and promotions for all theatrical campaigns.

In her previous roles at independent distributors Entertainment One and Transmission Films, Rosie developed extensive experience and deep insight into the distribution business working across theatrical and home entertainment titles in areas ranging from marketing, publicity, sales, delivery, acquisitions, festivals and more.

With a strong commitment to support the Australian film industry and emerging film talent, Rosie served on the Dendy Short Film Awards and Film Advisory Panels for the Sydney Film Festival in 2013-2016 and as a judge for the ATOM Awards in 2014-2015. She has completed university and Metro Screen film courses and is a member of WIFT NSW.