14 May 2019
Australians in Film announced today that Sydney producer Sleena Wilson is the 2019 Village Roadshow Animal Logic Entertainment Internship recipient.
The coveted-internship involves three months’ work experience at two leading production companies Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (Ready Player One and Ocean’s 8) and Animal Logic Entertainment (Peter Rabbit, Peter Rabbit 2, which is currently in production and scheduled for release early 2020).
Sleena is a producer based in Sydney with experience in film, television, commercials and online content. Following a Create NSW producer’s attachment on ABC/Netflix series The Unlisted, Sleena became the assistant to producers Angie Fielder and Polly Staniford of Aquarius Films. In 2018, she was also the producer’s assistant on feature film Heart and Bones. Previously she was the in-house production coordinator at TVC production company Filmgraphics. Sleena currently has an 8 x half-hour comedy series in development with Arcadia.
Sleena holds a Graduate Certificate in Creative Producing from the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), a Diploma of Production Management from Metro Screen, and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
Kate Marks, President of Australians in Film said; “Over the years, The Village Roadshow Animal Logic Entertainment Internship has proven to be an incredible platform to launch the careers of young Australian screen professionals. Sleena already has an impressive resume and we look forward to supporting her not only during this internship in Los Angeles but in her ongoing future career.”
Sleena Wilson said: “To be working at the offices of both Village Roadshow and Animal Logic in Los Angeles is an incredible opportunity. Exposure to the US industry will no doubt be invaluable in shaping my career and slate of projects, and I look forward to returning to Australia with this international perspective “
Previous recipients of the Internship are; David Edwardz (The Third Floor), Melanie Jayne (HBO), Lauren Brown (Ludo Studios) and Petra Lovrencic (Animal Logic).
Sleena has already commenced her internship in Los Angeles.