Dynamic storytelling, distinct heartbeat.

Goalpost Pictures are among Australia's leading independent producers of feature film and television. Founding partners Rosemary Blight, Kylie du Fresne, Ben Grant and Cass O’Connor have worked together as a team for almost 20 years creating compelling Australian stories for screen.

We firmly believe the key to our success lies in the enduring partnerships we have with distinctive and original creative voices. At Goalpost Pictures, we are committed to fostering a collaborative environment where remarkable writing, directing and producing can flourish.

Meet The Team

Rosemary Blight

Founding Partner & Producer
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Rosemary Blight

Rosemary Blight is a founding partner at Goalpost Pictures and one of Australia’s most experienced producers. Rosemary is currently Producer for Black Snow for Stan, Sundance Now and All3 Media starring Travis Fimmel. She recently produced Benjamin Millepied’s debut feature Carmen, a drama with music and dance, with original songs by Academy Award nominated composer Nicholas Britell, co-produced with Chapter 2 and starring Melissa Barrera, Paul Mescal and Rossy de Palma. Her screen credits include I Am Woman, the story of Australian international singing superstar Helen Reddy, directed by Unjoo Moon; Executive Producer on Universal’s The Invisible Man, written and directed by Leigh Whannell and starring Elisabeth Moss, Producer of the critically acclaimed television series Cleverman for ABC TV, SundanceTV, BBC Three & TVNZ, Producer of the box office smash hit The Sapphires, which premiered at Cannes. Rosemary is a member of the Arts & Culture Advisory Committee and sits on the Board of Screenworks.

Kylie du Fresne

Partner & Producer
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Kylie du Fresne

Kylie du Fresne is a partner at Goalpost Pictures and a multi-award-winning film and television producer. Kylie is currently Producer for Five Blind Dates, directed by Shawn Seet, which is Australia’s first original feature film for Amazon Prime. Kylie is Producer and Executive Producer of Goalpost Television’s revisionist western New Gold Mountain for SBS and All3 Media, which was the most watched drama series ever on SBS on Demand in 2021. Kylie is Producer of Universal Pictures’ box-office feature film The Invisible Man, for Blumhouse, written and directed by Leigh Whannell, starring Elisabeth Moss and Producer of Holding The Man directed by Neil Armfield. Other television credits include Executive Producer of Black Snow, a television series for Stan, Sundance Now and All3 Media, Executive Producer of the critically acclaimed television series Cleverman for ABC TV, SundanceTV, BBC Three & TVNZ, Producer & Executive Producer of Fighting Season, a six-part drama series for Foxtel Australia and the BAFTA-nominated adaption of Tim Winton’s Lockie Leonard. Kylie is on the Board of Directors for Screenwest.

Kylie Munnich

Chief Executive Officer
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Kylie Munnich

Kylie Munnich has 30 years experience in film and TV distribution, development and financing, having worked for a number of major US studios and independents, in Australia and the UK. In October 2019, Munnich became CEO of Screen Queensland, leading the organisation through its biggest period of growth. At the screen agency, she oversaw the biggest production spike in the state’s history, against the backdrop of the pandemic.

Prior to Screen Queensland, Kylie worked as a Scripted Sales and Co-Production Executive for Seven Studios, Australia. Before that, was Senior Vice President for Distribution Asia Pacific for Sonar Entertainment overseeing sales for premium drama series such as Tom Hardy’s Taboo and Pierce Brosnan’s The Son for the Asia-Pac region. Munnich returned to Australia in late 2016, after five years in London to take the Sonar role. Her most recent role in the UK was as Director of Drama & Comedy for Sky Vision (now Sky Studios), a role she held for two years. At Sky Vision she was responsible for acquiring scripted content for Sky’s international sales. As well as working with Sky’s in-house commissioners for scripted series. During her tenure, Sky Vision secured series such as Britannia, Riviera, and Fortitude.

Ben Grant

Partner & Executive Producer
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Ben Grant

Ben Grant is one of the founding partners of Goalpost Pictures and is one of Australia’s most experienced film and television executive producers. Ben is Executive Producer for television series Black Snow for Stan, Sundance Now and All3 Media. Screen credits include Executive Producer on Benjamin Millepied’s Carmen, with original songs by Academy Award nominated composer Nicholas Britell, co-produced with Chapter 2, Executive Producer include four-part ratings hit for SBS and All3 Media New Gold Mountain, Leigh Whannell’s The Invisible Man starring Elisabeth Moss; Wayne Blair’s Top End Wedding, Unjoo Moon’s I  Am Woman, Neil Armfield’s Holding The Man; Matthew Saville’s Felony and the box office hit The Sapphires, directed by Wayne Blair and the BAFTA nominated family series Lockie Leonard. Ben is a past Board member of the Australian Directors’ Guild, past Vice President and counsellor of Screen Producers Australia and is a past Deputy Chair and current Board member of Screenrights and a current member of the Film Certification Advisory Board. Ben is a current member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Sydney Swans Ambassador.

Cass O'Connor

Partner
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Cass O'Connor

Cass O’Connor runs her own corporate advisory firm, coming after a twenty-year career that included working in investment banking, private equity and equities research for Carnegie, Wylie & Company, Goldman Sachs (Australia) L.L.C, Turnbull & Partners and Deutsche Bank. Cass has over 30 years’ experience as a board director and Chair of ASX listed companies, Federal and State government entities and unlisted entities. She currently serves on the Boards of independent arts and cultural think tank A New Approach; regional television broadcaster Prime Media Group Limited (ASX:PRT); multi-award winning film and television producer Goalpost Pictures (I Am Woman, Top End Wedding, Holding the Man, The Sapphires, ABC TV’s Cleverman) where she was an early shareholder and is Chair of global branded content and campaign generator TRIBE Group. Cass has previously served on The Bundanon Trust, Lifetime Care and Support Authority of NSW, Motor Accidents Authority of NSW and Workcover Authority of NSW.

Polly Rowe

Development Producer
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Polly Rowe

Polly is the Development Producer at Goalpost Pictures, where she manages the Company’s diverse development slate across film and television. In her previous role at Sydney Theatre Company (STC), Polly was responsible for commissioning new scripts and developing the Company's slate of new work, such as No, Pay, No Way by Marieke Hardy, Switzerland by Joanna Murray Smith, The Harp in the South by Kate Mulvany and Black is the New White by Nakkiah Lui. She was an integral member of the programming team, where she curated and produced STC’s Rough Draft development program. Polly is a dramaturg with fifteen years of experience working at the forefront of scriptwriting in Australia. Before joining STC, Polly was Acting Literary Manager, then Literary Associate at Belvoir in Sydney. She holds a BA in Drama, English & Education Studies from theUniversity of Cambridge and an MPhil in Playwriting Studies from The University of Birmingham. 

Lâle Teoman

Development Assistant
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Lâle Teoman

Lâle is currently the Development Assistant at Goalpost after being selected as the NSW recipient of the SBS Emerging Writers’ Incubator for 2021. Lâle works closely with the producers and development producer across the company’s development slate. Lâle became an Australian Writers’ Guild Pathways writer after winning the 2019 AWG Monte Miller Award for her pilot The Black Tulip and was then sponsored to write the full six online episodes by Scripted Ink. Prior to joining Goalpost, Lâle worked at Studiocanal writing coverage for the European Film Market, 2021. Lâle is  an actress and appeared in ABC’s Lessons from the Grave (2013-14) and Foxtel’s Let’s Talk About (2016-17).

Ingrid van Herp

Production Executive
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Ingrid van Herp

Ingrid is the Production Executive at Goalpost, working closely with the Producers and Managing Director across the Company’s slate, with a focus on production. Ingrid joined Goalpost in early 2018 and since that time has worked across all of the Company’s projects in a variety of capacities, supporting and facilitating development through to production, post production, delivery and release. Ingrid is the Production Executive and Dance & Music Coordinator on Benjamin Millepied’s debut feature Carmen, a drama with music and dance with original music and songs by Nicholas Britell, and is the Associate Producer on Australia’s first original feature film for Amazon Prime, Five Blind Dates. Prior to joining Goalpost, Ingrid worked at Guardian Australia and The Guardian London.

Milly Olrog

Development and Production Coordinator
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Milly Olrog

Milly Olrog is the Development and Production Coordinator of Goalpost Pictures. Milly works across both development and production on numerous projects. She recently was Director's Assistant to Benjamin Millepied on Carmen and Associate Producer on Black Snow. Prior to Goalpost, Milly graduated from University of Technology with Bachelor of Public Communication majoring in Media Arts Production.

Alison Baly

Accountant
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Alison Baly

Alison is responsible for all accounting operations and oversees office management at Goalpost. She is a chartered accountant by profession. Prior to joining Goalpost, Alison has worked in accounting roles for KPMG, Griffin Theatre and Carriageworks, and worked in an operational planning role for the Sydney Olympics.

Philip D'Ambrosio

Executive Assistant And Office Coordinator
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Philip D'Ambrosio

Philip is the Executive Assistant and Office Coordinator at Goalpost, closely assisting the Producers and Managing Director across all areas. Philip joined Goalpost in late 2021, after graduating the National Institute of Dramatic Art in 2020 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting). During his time at NIDA, Philip was awarded the Actor’s Benevolent Scholarship in his second year after displaying commendable rigour to his training and was a finalist for the Leslie Walford Scholarship for pitching a series for development funding to the Leslie Walford Board. Prior to joining Goalpost, Philip graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney in 2014 with a Bachelor of Public Communications and worked at Network Ten and Channel Seven. 

Rosemary Blight

Rosemary Blight is a founding partner at Goalpost Pictures and one of Australia’s most experienced producers. Rosemary is currently Producer for Black Snow for Stan, Sundance Now and All3 Media starring Travis Fimmel. She recently produced Benjamin Millepied’s debut feature Carmen, a drama with music and dance, with original songs by Academy Award nominated composer Nicholas Britell, co-produced with Chapter 2 and starring Melissa Barrera, Paul Mescal and Rossy de Palma. Her screen credits include I Am Woman, the story of Australian international singing superstar Helen Reddy, directed by Unjoo Moon; Executive Producer on Universal’s The Invisible Man, written and directed by Leigh Whannell and starring Elisabeth Moss, Producer of the critically acclaimed television series Cleverman for ABC TV, SundanceTV, BBC Three & TVNZ, Producer of the box office smash hit The Sapphires, which premiered at Cannes. Rosemary is a member of the Arts & Culture Advisory Committee and sits on the Board of Screenworks.

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Kylie du Fresne

Kylie du Fresne is a partner at Goalpost Pictures and a multi-award-winning film and television producer. Kylie is currently Producer for Five Blind Dates, directed by Shawn Seet, which is Australia’s first original feature film for Amazon Prime. Kylie is Producer and Executive Producer of Goalpost Television’s revisionist western New Gold Mountain for SBS and All3 Media, which was the most watched drama series ever on SBS on Demand in 2021. Kylie is Producer of Universal Pictures’ box-office feature film The Invisible Man, for Blumhouse, written and directed by Leigh Whannell, starring Elisabeth Moss and Producer of Holding The Man directed by Neil Armfield. Other television credits include Executive Producer of Black Snow, a television series for Stan, Sundance Now and All3 Media, Executive Producer of the critically acclaimed television series Cleverman for ABC TV, SundanceTV, BBC Three & TVNZ, Producer & Executive Producer of Fighting Season, a six-part drama series for Foxtel Australia and the BAFTA-nominated adaption of Tim Winton’s Lockie Leonard. Kylie is on the Board of Directors for Screenwest.

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Kylie Munnich

Kylie Munnich has 30 years experience in film and TV distribution, development and financing, having worked for a number of major US studios and independents, in Australia and the UK. In October 2019, Munnich became CEO of Screen Queensland, leading the organisation through its biggest period of growth. At the screen agency, she oversaw the biggest production spike in the state’s history, against the backdrop of the pandemic.

Prior to Screen Queensland, Kylie worked as a Scripted Sales and Co-Production Executive for Seven Studios, Australia. Before that, was Senior Vice President for Distribution Asia Pacific for Sonar Entertainment overseeing sales for premium drama series such as Tom Hardy’s Taboo and Pierce Brosnan’s The Son for the Asia-Pac region. Munnich returned to Australia in late 2016, after five years in London to take the Sonar role. Her most recent role in the UK was as Director of Drama & Comedy for Sky Vision (now Sky Studios), a role she held for two years. At Sky Vision she was responsible for acquiring scripted content for Sky’s international sales. As well as working with Sky’s in-house commissioners for scripted series. During her tenure, Sky Vision secured series such as Britannia, Riviera, and Fortitude.

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Ben Grant

Ben Grant is one of the founding partners of Goalpost Pictures and is one of Australia’s most experienced film and television executive producers. Ben is Executive Producer for television series Black Snow for Stan, Sundance Now and All3 Media. Screen credits include Executive Producer on Benjamin Millepied’s Carmen, with original songs by Academy Award nominated composer Nicholas Britell, co-produced with Chapter 2, Executive Producer include four-part ratings hit for SBS and All3 Media New Gold Mountain, Leigh Whannell’s The Invisible Man starring Elisabeth Moss; Wayne Blair’s Top End Wedding, Unjoo Moon’s I  Am Woman, Neil Armfield’s Holding The Man; Matthew Saville’s Felony and the box office hit The Sapphires, directed by Wayne Blair and the BAFTA nominated family series Lockie Leonard. Ben is a past Board member of the Australian Directors’ Guild, past Vice President and counsellor of Screen Producers Australia and is a past Deputy Chair and current Board member of Screenrights and a current member of the Film Certification Advisory Board. Ben is a current member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Sydney Swans Ambassador.

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Cass O'Connor

Cass O’Connor runs her own corporate advisory firm, coming after a twenty-year career that included working in investment banking, private equity and equities research for Carnegie, Wylie & Company, Goldman Sachs (Australia) L.L.C, Turnbull & Partners and Deutsche Bank. Cass has over 30 years’ experience as a board director and Chair of ASX listed companies, Federal and State government entities and unlisted entities. She currently serves on the Boards of independent arts and cultural think tank A New Approach; regional television broadcaster Prime Media Group Limited (ASX:PRT); multi-award winning film and television producer Goalpost Pictures (I Am Woman, Top End Wedding, Holding the Man, The Sapphires, ABC TV’s Cleverman) where she was an early shareholder and is Chair of global branded content and campaign generator TRIBE Group. Cass has previously served on The Bundanon Trust, Lifetime Care and Support Authority of NSW, Motor Accidents Authority of NSW and Workcover Authority of NSW.

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Polly Rowe

Polly is the Development Producer at Goalpost Pictures, where she manages the Company’s diverse development slate across film and television. In her previous role at Sydney Theatre Company (STC), Polly was responsible for commissioning new scripts and developing the Company's slate of new work, such as No, Pay, No Way by Marieke Hardy, Switzerland by Joanna Murray Smith, The Harp in the South by Kate Mulvany and Black is the New White by Nakkiah Lui. She was an integral member of the programming team, where she curated and produced STC’s Rough Draft development program. Polly is a dramaturg with fifteen years of experience working at the forefront of scriptwriting in Australia. Before joining STC, Polly was Acting Literary Manager, then Literary Associate at Belvoir in Sydney. She holds a BA in Drama, English & Education Studies from theUniversity of Cambridge and an MPhil in Playwriting Studies from The University of Birmingham. 

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Lâle Teoman

Lâle is currently the Development Assistant at Goalpost after being selected as the NSW recipient of the SBS Emerging Writers’ Incubator for 2021. Lâle works closely with the producers and development producer across the company’s development slate. Lâle became an Australian Writers’ Guild Pathways writer after winning the 2019 AWG Monte Miller Award for her pilot The Black Tulip and was then sponsored to write the full six online episodes by Scripted Ink. Prior to joining Goalpost, Lâle worked at Studiocanal writing coverage for the European Film Market, 2021. Lâle is  an actress and appeared in ABC’s Lessons from the Grave (2013-14) and Foxtel’s Let’s Talk About (2016-17).

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Ingrid van Herp

Ingrid is the Production Executive at Goalpost, working closely with the Producers and Managing Director across the Company’s slate, with a focus on production. Ingrid joined Goalpost in early 2018 and since that time has worked across all of the Company’s projects in a variety of capacities, supporting and facilitating development through to production, post production, delivery and release. Ingrid is the Production Executive and Dance & Music Coordinator on Benjamin Millepied’s debut feature Carmen, a drama with music and dance with original music and songs by Nicholas Britell, and is the Associate Producer on Australia’s first original feature film for Amazon Prime, Five Blind Dates. Prior to joining Goalpost, Ingrid worked at Guardian Australia and The Guardian London.

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Milly Olrog

Milly Olrog is the Development and Production Coordinator of Goalpost Pictures. Milly works across both development and production on numerous projects. She recently was Director's Assistant to Benjamin Millepied on Carmen and Associate Producer on Black Snow. Prior to Goalpost, Milly graduated from University of Technology with Bachelor of Public Communication majoring in Media Arts Production.

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Alison Baly

Alison is responsible for all accounting operations and oversees office management at Goalpost. She is a chartered accountant by profession. Prior to joining Goalpost, Alison has worked in accounting roles for KPMG, Griffin Theatre and Carriageworks, and worked in an operational planning role for the Sydney Olympics.

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Philip D'Ambrosio

Philip is the Executive Assistant and Office Coordinator at Goalpost, closely assisting the Producers and Managing Director across all areas. Philip joined Goalpost in late 2021, after graduating the National Institute of Dramatic Art in 2020 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting). During his time at NIDA, Philip was awarded the Actor’s Benevolent Scholarship in his second year after displaying commendable rigour to his training and was a finalist for the Leslie Walford Scholarship for pitching a series for development funding to the Leslie Walford Board. Prior to joining Goalpost, Philip graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney in 2014 with a Bachelor of Public Communications and worked at Network Ten and Channel Seven. 

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