Since graduating from WAAPA, Damian has appeared in numerous television, film and stage productions. In television he has appeared as a series lead in The Secret Life of Us, and had roles in Farscape, Water Rats, My Husband My Killer, Stingers, All Saints, To Catch a Killer: The Joanna Lees Story, East West 101 and Underbelly: Tale of Two Cities. Damian appeared in the award winning short, Every Other Weekend, the tele-feature The Silence and the feature film Somersault.
Damian won the 2009 AFI Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Drama, for his portrayal of Bryan Alexander in Underbelly: Tale of Two Cities
Sophie Lowe's star has been on a meteoric rise since she was cast in her feature film debut, Beautiful Kate. The film received rave review at its 2009 Sydney International Film Festival premiere and was also selected to screen at the Toronto International Film Festival. Sophie's performance earned her an AFI nomination for Best Actress (one of the film's ten nominations).
Sophie has been working on back-to-back projects over the past twelve months and these include the films Blessed directed by Anna Kokkinos and featuring a stellar cast including Miranda Otto, Deborah Lee Furness and Frances O'Connor, The Clinic with Andy Whitfield, and Road Train with new Twilight recruit Xavier Samuel.
Best known for her standout performance as backpacker Kristy Earl in the acclaimed Australian horror film Wolf Creek. The chilling film screened at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival and went on to blitz the Australian box office, as well as earning Kestie an AFI nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Kestie has also starred alongside Sam Worthington, Bryan Brown, Toni Collette and Sam Neill in the feature Dirty Deeds and her performance was nominated for Best Supporting Actress by the Film Critics Circle of Australia in 2003.
Her other cinema credits includes Birthday which was officially selected for the Cannes Independent Film Festival, The Wedding Party with Isabel Lucus which will open the 2010 Melbourne International Film Festival and Traveling Light, Strange Bedfellows and Thunderstruck.
In 2007 Kestie won the highly coveted role of controversial lawyer Zarah Garde Wilson in the highly acclaimed Australian television Underbelly. Kestie's other credits include the award winning subscription Television series Satisfaction
Simon graduated from the acting course at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2005. Since then he has appeared in Jindabyne, which played in the Director's Fortnight in Cannes 2006, Kokoda, and Balibo, which opened the 2009 Melbourne Film Festival. He has just finished shooting on The Eye of the Storm. He has also appeared in numerous roles on TV
Simon is the artistic director of the acclaimed theatre company The Hayloft Project, for which he has adapted and directed Spring Awakening, which played at B Sharp in 2008 and was named Best Independent Production of the year by The Sun Herald; Platonov, winner of 2 Green Room Awards; and one third of the multi-director project 3xSisters. He also adapted and produced The Hayloft Project's production of Stravinsky's chamber orchestra piece The Soldier's Tale.
In 2008, he received the biennial George Fairfax Memorial Award as well as a Goethe Institute scholarship for Individuals in Key Positions in the Arts in Australia to travel to Germany. Simon was recently named one of Australia's 10 emerging cultural leaders by The Weekend Australian Magazine.
Mark's feature film credits include Balibo, directed by Robert Connolly (14 AFI Award nominations), Van Diemen's Land directed by Johnathan Auf Der Hiede, Playing for Charlie directed by Pene Patrick and soon to be released Triple Happiness directed by Aaron Wilson.
As well as numerous shorts Mark also appeared in HBO's The Pacific produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks.
In addition to his film work Mark works as an actor/director with two of Melbourne's most exciting and innovative theatre companies: the infamous Black Lung Theatre and the critically acclaimed Hayloft Project. Both companies are nationally recognised as harbingers of innovative and thought provoking productions, constantly at the forefront of theatrical interrogation and have earned a slew of awards for their efforts.
Ashley Zukerman graduated from the VCA in 2006. He is best known as Snr. Cnst. Michael Sandrelli in the Channel Ten drama series RUSH that earned him a Logie nomination for Most Outstanding New Talent. He also appears in HBO's miniseries The Pacific and the ABC's Lowdown.
His theatre credits include The History Boys and The Hypocrite for MTC, This Is Our Youth for Inside Job Productions, of which Ashley is a founding member, and BC for The Hayloft Project for which he received a Green Room Award for Best Male Supporting Performer.