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Bridget Callow-Wright

Head of Feature Film – Jungle Entertainment / CEO, Midwinter Films

Bridget Callow-Wright is an award-winning screen producer with a focus on scripted narrative film and television.

Bridget is the head of Jungle Entertainment’s new feature film division, expanding on their award winning suite of premium comedy and drama TV productions. In this role she is working with several creative teams to develop Jungle’s new slate of feature films for the international marketplace.

Bridget has a wide network of international and local financing and producing partners, in-depth knowledge of the international content marketplace, and an extensive creative producing skillset. Most recently she produced a Christmas special of the award-winning series No Activity for STAN, BBC Studios and Jungle Entertainment, directed by Trent O’Donnell (The Good Place, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, New Girl). She also recently produced the Canneseries Short Form award winner Over and Out which she is now developing into a half hour x ten episode comedy series with support from Screen Australia.

Bridget remains CEO of her own production banner, Midwinter Films where she continues alongside her work at Jungle, to develop and produce select projects independently. Under Midwinter, Bridget has produced three award winning theatrical feature films which sold around the world and premiered at top tier film festivals (Toronto, Tribeca, Rotterdam). Her latest film The Butterfly Tree was awarded Best Film and Best Actress at CAIFF, was nominated for 3 AACTAS and starred Melissa George (The Slap), Ewen Leslie (The Cry) and Ed Oxenbould (Wildlife). The Butterfly Tree premiered internationally at Toronto International Film Festival.

 


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