FIONA EAGGER - CEO & Co-Founder
Fiona Eagger is one of Australia’s most versatile producers. As a highly experienced producer and executive producer Fiona works across both film and television, specialising in drama production. She has worked extensively with commercial and public broadcasters over the course of her career, and effectively balances her role across creative development, financing and production.
With Deb Cox, she formed Every Cloud Productions in 2009 with an aim to produce high-quality television based on intelligent writing, exceptional character development and nuanced performances. Fiona has since been responsible for producing breakthrough series Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, executive producing Indigenous drama The Gods of Wheat Street and recently producing drama series Newton's Law.
In 2016 Fiona was the joint-recipient of the Jill Robb Award for Outstanding Leadership, Achievement and Service to the Victorian Screen Industry, which recognises Victorian female screen practitioners who have shown leadership through their achievements and involvement in the industry.
Fiona’s credits include the acclaimed The Society Murders, telemovie The Informant (for Screentime) and Series 1 & 2 of drama East of Everything. With her production company Twenty20, Fiona produced the award-winning feature film, Mallboy. Fiona also worked with award-winning director Sarah Watt as consultant producer on her short animation Small Treasures and as producer on the family animation The Way of The Birds.
Fiona gained experience working with feature director Paul Cox and Crawford Productions before producing her first series for SBS television, Ark of Gondwana. She went on to produce two series of the award-winning animation The Web and her first television drama series credit as producer was the 13-part ABC TV series Mercury, starring Geoffrey Rush. She then worked with CoxKnight developing and producing the 13-part series CrashBurn. Fiona’s film credits include the featurette Only The Brave, directed by Ana Kokkinos, which won numerous awards and screened at various international festivals.
DEB COX - Creative Director & Co-Founder
With more than three decades experience in the Australian production industry, Deb Cox has been responsible for creating and producing some of Australia’s most iconic screen content, as a highly talented creator, writer, and creative producer. She possesses a rare talent for creating intelligent stories grounded in great writing, rich characters and high production values.
With an aim to create and produce thought-provoking, entertaining content for both domestic and international audiences, Deb joined forces with producer Fiona Eagger to form Every Cloud Productions in 2009. She has since gone on to co-create, co-produce and head the writing team on hit series Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, executive produce Indigenous drama The Gods of Wheat Street and more recently the drama series Newton's Law.
At the 2016 Screen Leader Awards, Deb was jointly-awarded the Jill Robb Award for Outstanding Leadership, Achievement and Service to the Victorian Screen Industry. The award recognises Victorian female screen practitioners who have shown leadership through their achievements and involvement in the industry.
Deb’s career began in the1980s at Crawford Productions in Melbourne. Her early freelance career included a stint as Project Officer for the Australian Film Commission and as Head of Drama for Artist Services, where she developed a range of feature film and television projects, including the ABC miniseries Simone de Beauvoir’s Babies, feature film Dead Letter Office and other titles.
As part of CoxKnight Productions, with Andrew Knight, Deb developed three series of the much-loved ABC series SeaChange, the drama series CrashBurn and the children’s series Worst Best Friends. In 2006 she wrote one of Australia’s first long-run online narratives PS Trixi for Hoodlum Entertainment in Brisbane, then co-created, co-wrote and co-produced two series of East of Everything.