Abbie Pobjoy, also known as AP, is a writer, director and documentary-maker. Growing up between Melbourne and Far North Queensland, AP’s work focuses on outnumbered perspectives with a passion for Australian storytelling. Their work has been recognised by The Age, Stronger Than Fiction, RUUSH Magazine and Global Citizen and was recently nominated for BBFF’s ‘Young Australian Filmmaker of the Year'.
At the start of 2020, AP was selected to be a part of the Emerging Practitioners Program at AIDC provided through Film Victoria. Shortly after, they began developing, writing and directing their first television documentary entitled Why Did She Have To Tell The World? Executive Produced by Sue Maslin and in association with Film Victoria, Screen Australia and is set to premiere on ABC TV in early 2021.
AP is also an emerging screenwriter. In 2019, they took home a nomination for Best Achievement in Screenplay at the St Kilda Film Festival whilst also being on the ground as a note taker and contributor in many writers rooms, including Screen Australia Supported Snapchat Show Apollo and Tik-Tok Series Scattered. They were most recently the Script Coordinator for the new ABC Comedy Show ‘Retrograde’, written by Meg O’Connell and Anna Barnes, and has been nominated for five awards at this years Setting Sun Film Festival including 'Best Drama.'
AP also currently works as a part of The Post Lounge and inside the development department at Orange Entertainment Co.
Drop them a line using the email below.
P: +61 410 624 579