Rebecca Summerton

Closer Productions - Producer

Rebecca is a producer who works across genres and platforms and is the co-owner/director of the multi-award winning screen production company Closer Productions. Her feature film credits include break out low budget feature 52 Tuesdays, which won the directing award for World Cinema at Sundance and the Crystal Bear at Berlinale, and feature documentary Sam Klemke’s Time Machine which premiered at Sundance and in Official Selection at HotDocs and Rotterdam. Most recently Rebecca produced Animals, an Irish/Australian co-production based on the acclaimed novel, which premiered at Sundance 2019.

For television, Rebecca has made numerous documentaries including Dendy Award-winning I Want to Dance Better at Parties and three-part Arts series Hannah Gadsby’s Oz. She has made short works in virtual reality including the ACMI commissioned Stuck in the Middle with You and Sundance selected Summation of Force. Rebecca produced the 6-part online series F*!#ing Adelaide, which premiered at Series Mania and was the most watched ABC iView Original in 2018. Most recently she completed The Hunting, a 4 x 1 hour drama series which will premiere on SBS Television in August 2019 and was SBS’ most successful commissioned drama ever. She is currently in pre-production on Aftertaste a new 6 x 30 minute comedy drama for the ABC.

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