Pete Ireland

2020 Judge


Opening Act Films



Short bio

Pete Ireland is an award-winning producer and writer who’s films have been selected for AACTA, FIAPF and Oscar-accredited film festivals; broadcast on Television in Australia and Europe, and screened in many film festivals in Australia and overseas.

Pete’s short animated-documentary Chip won at the Australian Academy’s (AACTA) Social Shorts in 2015, and he was selected for Screen NSW Emerging Producer Placement that same year.

Between 2015 and 2019, Pete received Screen Australia funding for a short, development funding for a series, and post-production funding for a comedy series. In 2019, Pete was selected for Berlinale Talents, part of the Berlin Film Festival.