Sam Neill and Rachel Griffiths on the set of Ride Like a Girl
Sam Neill and Rachel Griffiths on the set of 'Ride Like a Girl' (2019)

ACMI and Media Mentors Australia present

Back Your Ideas

with actor and director Rachel Griffiths


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Wed 13 May 2020

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Rachel Griffiths is a household name as an actor.

But after giving away her ideas for decades, she’s recently had to fight to get her content on screen. Learn why backing your own ideas is essential. 

Hosted by Denise Eriksen from Media Mentors.

About Rachel Griffiths

One of Australia’s most prolific thespians, Rachel Griffiths made her directorial debut with Ride Like A Girl. She is an Academy Award Nominated and multi-award-winning actress. Her film credits include Muriel’s Wedding, My Best Friend’s Wedding alongside Julia Roberts, The Rookie, The Hard Word with Guy Pearce, Blow, Step Up, Burning Man, Ned Kelly, Patrick, Saving Mr Banks with Tom Hanks, Beautiful Kate, Hilary & Jackie in a performance which earned her an Academy Award Nomination, and Mammal, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2016. Rachel earned a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Brenda in the critically acclaimed and long running HBO series Six Feet Under. She also received an Emmy Award Nomination for her role in fellow US series Brothers & Sisters. Most recently, she can be seen on the ABC series Total Control

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Event duration

29 mins


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