Spaceboy is a production company focused on developing stories with distinct perspectives and strong storytelling.

 

Yingna Lu - Producer

Yingna began her career accidentally working as a PA on a reality dating show. Since then, she's been producing up a storm in every possible format. In 2014, Yingna Lu’s comedy series ‘Lessons From The Grave’, was commissioned by Screen NSW and broadcast on ABC1. The same team followed up in 2015 and 2016 to produce, ‘Let’s Talk About’, one of the first original shows to be commissioned by Presto TV and Foxtel. In 2015, her comedy web series was named Outstanding Comedy at the LA Webfest, Huffington Post called it a ‘brilliant comedy web series’, and SBS Comedy announced it ‘one of the best web series to come out of Australia this year’. Wingman has reached over 500k views. Her comedy short ‘Farid in the West’ screened at the 2013 Palm Springs Festival, 2014 Flickerfest, and was awarded runner up Best Women’s Short at the 2013 Cleveland Film Festival. She has Vimeo Staff picked music video clips for RUFUS (‘Tonight’), and SBCR (‘The Grid’). She line produced Bollywood inspired short, ‘Departure Lounge’, which was voted ‘Best Comedy’ in the 2015 AACTAs Social Shorts. In 2016, she was selected as one of the twenty two SPAA "Ones to Watch" producers. She is currently developing a 6 x 10 min' Middle Eastern dating series for ABC iView, as part of the Long Story Short initiative, releasing in 2017.

Steve Anthopoulos - Writer, Director, Producer

Steve Anthopoulos is a writer/director who’s passionate about storytelling and social commentary that no one asked for. He’s the director and co-writer of Wingman, an award winning online comedy series that SBS Comedy called “one of the best web series to come out of Australia this year”. In 2015 he directed a cinema ad for VicRoads and two pieces of branded comedy content for Staples Australia. His 2013 short Farid in the West was the runner up Best Women’s Short at Cleveland International Film Fest and screened at Flickerfest, Palms Springs Shortfest and other international festivals. He also directed some of Australia’s most successful early web series and was nominated for two Webby Awards. He's currently developing a digital comedy series for ABC iview.

 

 

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