"I TELL STORIES FOR THE WORLD TO SEE, TO GENERATE CHANGE AND UNDERSTANDING."
A producer who specialises in bringing real stories to life, Diana is passionate about projects that lead with human connection.
Diana’s career has seen her work collaboratively with Emmy Award-winning companies, international award-winning cinematographers and top Australian agencies. 2017 saw the release of Diana’s first feature documentary 'The New Hustle', the story of three successful tech start-up companies in Australia, which premiered at ACMI and enjoyed exclusive online distribution through iTunes.
Diana was a recipient of Film Victoria’s Key Talent Placement for producing in 2018 and in 2019 became a recipient of the Screen Australia Enterprise People Fund working alongside Sue Maslin, Charlotte Seymour and Daryl Dellora at Film Art Media.
Diana is currently producing ‘True Vision’ a documentary that explores diagnosis and overcoming adversity and is the impact producer for feature documentary ‘The Show Must Go On’ premiering on ABC TV on 8 October, 2019.
Diana is a strong supporter of gender equality in the industry. She is founder of the Victorian chapter of Screen Vixens, a Founding Member of NOW Australia and has been supporting WIFT Australia and WIFT Victoria over the past three years. Recently Diana coordinated event 'Time's Up - A Forum for Change' with WIFT Victoria and coordinated the ‘Raising Films Screen Industry Forum’ with WIFT Australia.
Diana is mum to Alfie (4) and William (7) and is a passionate advocate about her children’s future.
THE SHOW MUST GO ON (2019)
The Show Must Go On follows former Home & Away actor and filmmaker Ben Steel on a soul-searching investigation into why are there so many entertainment workers developing and struggling with anxiety, depression and substance abuse and for the first time opening up a much-needed public conversation about their mental health and wellbeing.
ROLE: IMPACT PRODUCER
THE NEW HUSTLE (2017)
The story of three of Australia's fastest growing startups—SafetyCulture, Vinomofo, and Canva as they scale from garage to millions of users and worldwide impact.
The New Hustle follows the personal journeys of the founders as they develop and iterate on their idea, attempt to bring it to market, raise capital, and face countless challenges along the way. Explore what motivates each founder and how they're attempting to overcome the massive odds against any startup in today's world.
FROM FARM BOY TO HOLLYWOOD CINEMATOGRAPHER (2017)
DO IT IN A DRESS (2015)
Non profit short film
66 million girls around the world will never get the chance to go to school, just because they were born a girl. This October put on a school dress for those that can’t. Doesn’t matter if you wear it to mow the lawn, do the shopping or skydive. When you put on a dress and raise money, you can educate a girl!
A non profit film created to support the Do It In A Dress campaign with One Girl.