WE CREATE STORIES THAT MAKE YOU THINK:

OFFERING A MIRROR TO A CHANGING WORLD,

AS A CHALLENGER OF THE STATUS QUO.

FOUNDER & CREATIVE LEAD - JOEL CARNEGIE

Joel Carnegie. Image: Sarah Walker


Joel Carnegie is an award winning broadcaster, presenter, performer, feature maker, writer and musician regularly working with various broadcasters and media outlets [radio/audio, podcasts, TV and online], including ABC Radio National, American Public Media, Audible, BBC World Service, CBC, Deutsche Welle, RFI and others. As a performer, actor, writer and musician, Joel makes theatre, musical, cabaret, orchestral and other multidisciplinary projects.

In 2013, he founded international media production house, The Space Company which takes on non-fiction and fiction based projects and stories that aim to deepen or challenge our understanding and relationship with the world around us - and has since told stories from outback Australia, to the remote Faroe Islands, Fiji, India, Ireland, Kiribati, Netherlands, Russia, UK and the USA.

He has also written and performed in two radio cabaret/musical shows "Getting On With The Show" and "Stardust: The Col Brain Story" - both for ABC Radio National.

In 2017, his radio cabaret show, "Stardust: The Col Brain Story" [Directed by Tom Molyneux] won two Silver Awards at the New York Festivals International Radio Awards - "Best Innovation" and "Best Performance By An Actor"  [Joel Carnegie] and his feature "The Grind" [also for ABC Radio National] was shortlisted by Whicker's World Foundation's Audio Recognition Awards. In 2016, his feature "From Music Into Silence" was awarded a highly commended prize again by Whicker's World Foundation.

Joel was an Ambassador of the Association of Independents in Radio (AIR) for Third Coast Festival (Chicago) 2016, and was a Jury Member for the "Radio Music" category at the 2016 Prix Europa (European Broadcasting Festival). He is also a member of Public Radio Exchange (PRX) and the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance, Australia (MEAA). 


COLLABORATOR: TOM MOLYNEUX

 Tom Molyneux. Image: Sarah Walker

Tom Molyneux. Image: Sarah Walker

Tom Molyneux is an actor/director who has worked extensively in the Melbourne independent theatre and film scene. His work with The Space Company has included pre- and post-development of features, photography work, directing the major collaboration ‘Stardust: The Col Brain Story’ (touring Victoria in 2019) and creating 'The Mission" (also touring Victoria in 2019).

Tom’s career highlights include winning the 2017 Sydney Fringe Festival Director’s Award (The Nose), starring in ‘Nefarious: The Tinder Games’ (Winner of the Best Comedy and Best TV/Web Series awards at the GO Independent Film Festival in Washington DC); Assistant Directing and acting in ‘The Ministry’ (Winner Best Live Art award at 2015 Melbourne Fringe Festival), and successful runs of his two one man shows, ‘Unforgettable’ and ‘Re-verie’ (Directed Anna Nalpantidis).

Tom holds a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Performing Arts from Monash University, a Grad Cert in Management from the Australian Institute of Business and is currently completing a Master of Business (Arts & Cultural Management).

OTHER CURRENT & RECENT COLLABORATORS:

- JAMES JACKSON [DIRECTOR]
- JOSEPHINE LANGE (SOUND DESIGNER)
- ADAM BRANSON (PRODUCER)
- BEC FARY (PRODUCER)
- HELENE THOMAS (PRODUCER)
- NATHALIE SILVA [INTERN]

A scene from Stardust: The Col Brain Story. Image: Caleb Plumridge.

Getting On With The Show Crew - in the ABC recording studios.

STARDUST: THE COL BRAIN STORY: ABC RN CABARET RADIO SHOW (MAY 2016) 

Musicians from the Geelong West Brass Band, including: 
Musical Director/Cornet: Jeff Steele
Cornet: Gemma Hale
Horn: Caitlin Taylor
Trombone: Nicole Pernice
Euphonium: Olivia Larkens
Tubas: Michael Smith & Jacqui Adcock
Performer: Joel Carnegie
Director: Tom Molyneux (not pictured)
Sound Engineers: Tim Symonds & Richard Girvan (not pictured)
Executive Producer: Claudia Taranto (not pictured)

GETTING ON WITH THE SHOW CREW:
ABC RN RADIO MUSICAL (MAY 2015)

Music & Lyrics by Robert Tripolino & Hugo Chiarella (not pictured)
Reporter/Producer: Joel Carnegie
Leading Lady: Alinta Chidzey (not pictured)
Leading Man: Trevor Ashley (not pictured)
Supporting Actor/Musician: Stefanie Jones
Musicians: Joel Loukes & Tom Doublier
Sound Engineer: Tim Symonds
Supervising Producer: Jesse Cox (not pictured)
Executive Producer: Julie Shapiro (not pictured)