Pod is taking a break.

To get in touch with a Pod Film director please do so via their new emails below:
Kriv Stenders horrorshow@bigpond.com David White thespike@bigpond.net.au
Jasmin Tarasin jasmin@filmconstruction.com Sally Shapcott shapcott@mac.com
Maia Horniak maia@filmconstruction.com  
For information on any other Pod Film director, or up and coming projects please contact Catherine Kerr on catherine@podfilm.com.au
For Immediate Release:  

Australasian Production Company, Film Construction officially opens the doors to its Melbourne office on Monday 28th of September. The location will be familiar to many as those of Pod Film. After 15 years at the helm, founder and EP Catherine Kerr has decided to take a long overdue 3-month sabbatical and Film Construction will be taking over their Melbourne operations.

"We have long admired the great work that comes from Melbourne agencies, and are thrilled about having a presence on the ground", says Peter Hewitt, Film Construction’s NZ Executive Producer. Film Construction are excited about taking on two of Pod’s rising stars, Maia Horniak (2007 Kodak New Director of the Year finalist) who will be joining Film Construction’s Sydney office, plus visual and fashion oriented director Jasmin Tarasin ('Closet Tales of Australian Fashion')

New director Nick Ball will also being joining the Film Construction Melbourne team in October. Nick has recently finished shooting Jeep and Fontera for Clemenger BBDO, and has just returned from the Palm Springs Film Festival screening of his co-directed short film 'How Much Do You Love Me?' - described as a very unromantic comedy.

"We have been working on establishing a team and office in Melbourne for some time when the opportunity with Pod came up. We look forward to building on the commitment Pod has made in the Melbourne industry. Catherine has achieved so much with Pod Film. I hope we can collaborate further with her in 2009", says Roy De Giorgio, Film Construction’s Australian Executive Producer.

The Melbourne contact details are:
Film Construction
191A Smith Street
Fitzroy VIC 3065
Phone: +613 9416 0141