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 was executive producer and producer of Every Cloud’s most recent series, Newton’s Law. Youth short form series, Deadlock, Every Clouds’ latest Production, will be launching on ABC iview and broadcast early 2018.
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.
In July 2017 Fiona was the joint-recipient of Film Victoria’s Screen Business Ventures funding, with Every Cloud Productions being named as one of eight companies to share in more than $2.7m to increase growth and output capacity, and showcase Australian talent to the world.
Fiona received the 2017 Film Victoria-Natalie Miller Fellowship Women in Leadership Development Initiative. As one of five recipients, Fiona will engage in the tailored development opportunity to build her leadership skills and professional expertise.
Fiona, along with Deb Cox, was a joint recipient of an esteemed Screen Business Export award at the 2017 Screen Producers Australia Awards, receiving the award on behalf of Every Cloud Productions.
In early 2018 Fiona became an honorary Adjunct Professor in the School of Media and Communications at RMIT, and has taken on the role of Industry Mentor for the Dame Changer program.
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 most recently story produce and executive produce legal drama series Newton’s Law. Youth short form series, Deadlock, Every Clouds’ latest Production, will be launching on ABC iview and broadcast early 2018.
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.
In July 2017 Deb was the joint-recipient of Film Victoria’s Screen Business Ventures funding, with Every Cloud Productions being named as one of eight companies to share in more than $2.7m to increase growth and output capacity, and showcase Australian talent to the world.
Deb, along with Fiona Eagger, was the joint recipient of an esteemed Screen Business Export award at the 2017 Screen Producers Australia Awards, receiving the award on behalf of Every Cloud Productions.
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.
DREW GROVE - Commercial Director
Over the past 15 years Drew has held senior Commercial management roles at some of the worlds leading Art’s and cultural institutions and major brands including the LEGO group and the National Trust.
Working side-by-side with ECP Co-Founders, Drew’s key focus is leading and driving the strategic goal of international scale.
With Commercial management experience that spans multiple industries, Drew is responsible for building international business; commercialising and exploiting back catalogue and developing new funding models and financing structures in the commissioning of new projects.
Drew is responsible for strategic development of Every Cloud’s commercial expansion including global business development, contract negotiation, stakeholder and partnership engagement, and developing a pipeline of new business opportunities to maximise ECP’s IP and assets.
JO MARTINO - Head of Content
Jo’s career spans writing, script editing and producing some of Australia’s most recognised and awarded televisions series including ‘Good Guys Bad Guys’ ‘Halifax’, ‘Stingers’, the ABC Co-Production ‘Something In The Air’and was was the Creator, Script Producer and Writer of ‘Carla Cametti P.D’ which screened on SBS.
Jo has been involved in the development of many projects and has written for Series 5 of Channel Nine’s House Husbands which she Produced, Channel Seven’s Winners and Losers, ABC’s Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries, Channel Ten’s Brothers In Arms, and was the Script Editor on Tomorrow When The War Began, which was awarded Best Children’s Series Production at the 2016 Screen Forever Awards.
Jo is now Head of Content at Every Cloud Productions where she leads and manages Every Cloud’s slate development.
MARY PETTIGROVE - Business Support Manager
Mary Pettigrove was appointed as Business Support Manager at Every Cloud Productions after returning home from a 7 year stint in London.
The London years were spent immersed in the world of television with global TV production and distribution powerhouse Endemol Shine. Progressing to Post Sales Support Director, Mary’s wheelhouse incorporated marketing, events and festivals, for finished tape distribution. She was responsible for the production of the programme catalogue, coordination of trade markets, production of sales presentations, releases and clips licensing deals.
Prior to moving to London, Mary worked as a Production Coordinator for Melbourne based TV production company Dreampool Productions. Working across lifestyle, corporate and educational programs, most of which achieved consistently high ratings and a strong support base throughout Australia, including the daytime ratings success “ Huey’s Cooking Adventures”.
BREE WHITING - Marketing & Communications
Bree leads on the development of social strategy, management and production of digital content across online and social platforms for Every Cloud Productions, including the company's production titles - Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Newton's Law, Deadlock & The Gods of Wheat Street.
Recently Bree has been responsible for the development of a marketing and multiplatform distribution strategy for ECP’s latest series “Deadlock”.