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Rose Byrne, Ari Wegner and More Australian Talent Discuss Diverse Representation, Trusting One’s Voice at Int’l Women’s Day Event

Rose Byrne, Ari Wegner and More Australian Talent Discuss Diverse Representation, Trusting One’s Voice at Int’l Women’s Day Event

The Australian Consulate-General of Los Angeles celebrated Australian women’s success in film and television on Thursday with a panel and networking reception featuring vetted and rising Aussie talent. The event, held in partnership with Variety, spotlighted the increase in international production in Australia and the historic number of Australian women who have been recognized by international award bodies for their contributions to the industry.

Diverse representation in film, pushing boundaries on and off set, and becoming one’s own agent of change were featured topics during a panel held at the official residence of Consul General Jane Duke in Brentwood. Director Unjoo Moon (“I Am Woman”) served as moderator with the panel featuring actor and producer Rose Byrne (“Physical”), actors Charmaine Bingwa (“The Good Fight”) and Danielle Macdonald (“Dumplin’”), as well as cinematographer Ari Wegner (“The Power of the Dog”).

Moon began the conversation by asking Byrne how the

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