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FIONA EAGGER - Co-Founder/Executive Producer

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Fiona Eagger is an award-winning and highly experienced creative Producer and Executive Producer whose shows have travelled to a global audience. Fiona has been responsible for producing some of Australia’s most iconic screen content and possesses a talent for balancing her role across creative, financing and production.

Fiona founded Every Cloud Productions in 2009 with Deb Cox with an aim to originate and produce thought-provoking, entertaining content for both domestic and international audiences. Fiona went on to co-create and produce three series of the international award-winning period drama Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. She has also co-created, executive produced and produced Newton’s Law, executive produced Indigenous drama The Gods of Wheat Street, and the youth short form series Deadlock which was given the AACTA Award for the Best Online Series in 2018. Fiona recently worked as Co-Creator and Executive Producer on Ms Fisher's MODern Murder Mysteries for the Seven Network; as Executive Producer and Producer on the recently released feature film Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears; and worked as Executive Producer for the reboot of the much-loved series SeaChange for the Nine Network.

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 co-producing the 13-part series CrashBurn. Her credits also include acclaimed telemovie The Society Murders, telemovie The Informant (for Screentime), the award-winning feature films Only the Brave and Mallboy, and series 1 & 2 of drama series East of Everything.

In 2016 Fiona was the joint-recipient of the Jill Robb Award for Outstanding Leadership, Achievement and Service to the Victorian Screen Industry.

In July 2017, as Every Cloud CEO, Fiona Eagger, was the recipient of Film Victoria’s Screen Business Ventures funding; and in the same year received the Film Victoria Natalie Miller Fellowship for Women in Leadership.

Fiona was the recipient of an esteemed Screen Business Export award at the 2017 Screen Producers Australia Awards, accepting 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 a leading role promoting women in front and behind the camera throughout her career.

Fiona is an advocate for fostering diversity in all areas of production and to mentor the next generation of storytellers.

DEB COX - Co-Founder/Executive Producer

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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. Deb 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 and Executive Producer Fiona Eagger to form Every Cloud Productions in 2009. Deb has gone on to co-create, co-produce and head the writing team on three series of international, award-winning, period drama Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. Deb has worked as Executive Producer and Story Producer on Indigenous drama The Gods of Wheat Street; as well as co-created Newton’s Law, and youth short form series Deadlock, which was given the AACTA Award for the Best Online Series in 2018. Deb recently worked as Executive Producer and Co-Writer on Ms Fisher's MODern Murder Mysteries for the Seven Network; as Executive Producer and Writer of the highly anticipated feature film Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears, and as Creator and Head Writer for the reboot of the much-loved series SeaChange for the Nine Network.

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.

As part of CoxKnight Productions, with Andrew Knight, Deb developed three series of SeaChange for the ABC; 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.

In 2015 Deb was awarded the Byron Bay International Film Festival Award for Contribution to the Northern Rivers Film Industry.

In  2016  Deb  was  jointly-awarded  the Jill  Robb  Award for  Outstanding  Leadership, Achievement  and Service to the Victorian Screen 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 was the joint recipient, along with Fiona Eagger, of an esteemed Screen Business Export award at the 2017 Screen Producers Australia Awards, receiving the award on behalf of Every Cloud Productions.

Deb has made a commitment to mentor the next generation of diverse storytellers and has been a mentor under the Natalie Miller Fellowship Brilliant Careers program, a speaker and teacher on various programs for Northern Rivers Screenworks, the Byron Writer’s Festival and Victorian College of the Arts. She has been a judge for the Byron Bay Short Film Festival and her original works have been nominated and won numerous awards throughout her career.  

DREW GROVE - CEO

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Over the past 15 years Drew has held senior commercial management roles at some of the world’s leading arts and cultural institutions. 

Within Every Cloud, Drew works with Company Founders to devise and execute the company’s domestic and international strategic goals, including commercial expansion, global business development, financing of projects, contract negotiation, stakeholder and partnership engagement, and project managing a pipeline of new business opportunities to maximise ECP’s IP and assets.

He steered the highly successful Miss Fisher brand national touring exhibitions over several iterations and as company Executive Producer his credits include Miss Fisher and the Crypt Tears, A Sunburnt Christmas and Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries Series 2 and he has held key management roles in ECP business affairs for productions Eden, Sea Change, and Miss Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries.

MIKE JONES - Head of Content

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Mike Jones is a scripted drama producer and writer with a body of work that has received numerous accolades including AACTA, Emmy, AWG, SPA, & ADG awards.

Prior to joining Every Cloud as Head of Content, Mike worked with a range of companies including the ABC, WarnerBros, Jungle, and Princess Pictures. He story-produced the AACTA-winning youth drama series Deadlock and for the ABC led script development of much-loved comic-drama series F'cking Adelaide and Emmy-nominated Wrong Kind of Black. As a leading story-editor he collaborated on major international TV series including mystery-drama The Gloaming and celebrated supernatural series The Kettering Incident, as well as the CannesSeries honoured productions Deadhouse Dark and Over and Out. Most recently he was co-producer of hit comedy feature, A Sunburnt Christmas for Stan, co-creator/writer of 13-part supernatural mystery drama, The Orchard, starring Eric Bana for Amazon’s Audible, as well as overseeing Every Cloud's diverse development slate of new projects. 

Aside from television and film production Mike is a published horror novelist and co-creator of ground-breaking interactive and VR projects. His early career included journalism and writing for the theatre where he was twice recipient of national young playwright’s awards. He previously served as a development executive to Screen Australia and lectured in story and writing at the Australian Film TV & Radio School.

MARY PETTIGROVE - Operations & Productions Support Manager

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Mary Pettigrove was appointed as Operations & Production Support Manager at Every Cloud Productions after returning home from a 7 year stint working in London's screen industry with global TV production and distribution powerhouse Endemol Shine. Progressing to Post Sales Support Director for International Distribution, Mary’s wheelhouse incorporated marketing, events and festivals, for finished programme distribution. She was responsible for the production of the programme catalogue, coordination of trade markets, screenings, and events as well as marketing asset management with international buyers.

Prior to this, Mary worked as a Production Coordinator for Melbourne based TV company Dreampool Productions. In this role she worked across a range of lifestyle, corporate and educational programs, with numerous high-rating shows including the much-loved, “Huey’s Cooking Adventures”.

At Every Cloud, Mary has provided production support services across numerous drama productions including Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears, Seachange, Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries seasons 1 & 2, and premium SVOD series, Eden. Her broad project management role involves working across all areas of the business, from assisting with finance applications, stakeholder management, and working closely with productions to assist through post-production and delivery.

Mary has a strong interest in “greening” productions and corporate social responsibilities and her most notable and fulfilling success was becoming a new mum in 2020!

SHRADDHA GATIYA - Finance Director

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With over 17 years of extensive experience in corporate finance strategy, taxation and operational accounting, Shraddha joined Every Cloud as a Finance Director where she is responsible for the company's overall financial goals including forecasting and KPI reporting.

A Chartered Accountant and CPA, Shraddha has held leadership positions in various industries like IT, HR and manufacturing in Australia. She has incorporated and led subsidiary companies of Australian entity, overseas in India and Thailand in diverse capacities, such as director, financial controller and also leadership coach to a team of over 100 staff.

At Every Cloud Shraddha has successfully managed audits, integration of accounting systems, final certificate QAPE and tax rebate applications & production cashflows. Shraddha has developed various finance and operational SOPs. Shraddha is credited as company financial controller on the drama series Seachange, Stan series - Eden, Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries seasons 1 and 2, as well as feature films Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears and A Sunburnt Christmas.

An enthusiast number cruncher, Shraddha is a trained yoga teacher and practices conscious awareness to help her strike the right balance.

MELEESHA BARDOLIA - Development Manager

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Meleesha is Development Manager at Every Cloud Productions and recipient of investment from both Screen Australia's Enterprise and Film Victoria's Key Talent programs. 

 Meleesha has previously worked in development roles with companies such as Fremantle Australia and Princess Pictures. She was also selected for a director’s attachment shadowing Michael Rymer on Foxtel drama series, Picnic at Hanging Rock as well as with Robert Connolly on feature film, The Dry. 

 Meleesha’s graduate short film Match was selected for Melbourne International Film Festival’s Accelerator Program in 2015 and her second short film Arrivals won Best Director and Best Actor at the NYC Picturestart Film Festival the same year.  

 Meleesha holds a Masters of World Literatures in English from the University of Oxford, a Masters of Directing in Film and Television from the VCA, and is currently completing a PhD in English Literature at the University of Melbourne. 

MATT KAZACOS - Development Executive

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Matt graduated with Honours in Screenwriting from VCA in 2017 and started work at Every Cloud Productions later that year, ultimately taking on the full-time role as Development Executive.

Since then, Matt has provided support services across a range of Every Cloud projects during development including Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears, Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries, SeaChange and A Sunburnt Christmas.

Matt served as Script Co-Ordinator on 8-part mystery drama, Eden, for SVOD network Stan, and co-wrote the episode Death by Design of Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries season 2.

JAZMIN PADARATH - Marketing & Communications Coordinator

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Originally from the Fiji Islands, Jazmin is passionate about helping to tell female-led stories. After graduating with a bachelor's degree in film and television from JMC Academy in 2017, Jazmin completed a junior editor internship at Round 3 Productions and subsequently served as a content producer with OOMPH! Media, creating online short-form content. Jazmin was also producer and director of the award-winning student documentary, Rising, about the Fijian recovery after tropical cyclone Winston.

Jazmin joined Every Cloud Productions in 2019 as Marketing & Communications Coordinator where she assists in the planning and execution of communications strategies related to Every Cloud project, as well as curating and optimising content for multiple social channels and producing behind the scenes content.