Education from AFTRS:
Advanced diploma: Screenwriting
Graduate Certificate: Creative Producing
Masters Degree: Screen Business and Leadership
Writer - Producer
Gia Frino is a writer and producer, she has been working in the entertainment industry since 1996, and film and TV since 2014 across various formats and genres.
Gia's mission is to create, distribute and support women’s stories, both in front and behind the camera.
Focusing on inclusion in the Screen Industry, through telling stories that our audience can relate to we can drive attitudinal change in our communities, and challenge entrenched gender inequality.
Recent achievements include:
- Founder of Regional Female-focused short film festival
- Over 4 years producing either female character driven content or female creative team driven content
- 2018 Raising Film scholarship recipient
- 2018 AIDC leading light recipient
- Screen NSW SEED funding recipient
- Short films selected in over 10 national and international film festivals
- Selector for Flickerfest Film Festival
- Ambassador for One Girl Foundation