Our Vision

To create opportunities in the independent film and television sector for up and coming creatives in the Australian Film and Television industry.


About Us

Morning Starr Productions is an award winning Australian Film and television production company created in 2009 by Bianca and Rebekah Biasi.

Since 2012 we have been developing a sustainable business plan for independent film and television projects, and have secured commercial distribution and finance partners both in Australia and overseas.

Proudly an Australian owned company, we are committed to supporting the Australian industry in every way that we can.

We pride ourselves on our creativity, passion, ambition and out-of-the-box thinking.

Our focus is to bring diverse and multicultural stories to the fore, giving equal opportunity to under-represented voice including women, the LGBTQI+ community, and those with disabilities.

In recent years Bianca and Rebekah have been mentored by industry veterans Louise Meek and Norman Neeson. Louise and Norman have been Emmy nominated and were invited to screen at the Academy Awards. They have received an AFI nomination and been a winner at the AWG annual Awards, amongst other accomplishments.

Our joint vision is to create opportunities in the independent film and television sector for up and coming creatives in the Australian Film and Television industry.

Our Production Family

Bianca Biasi

Bianca Biasi: co-founder, producer, writer, director

Bianca Biasi has worked in the TV and Film Industry for over 27 years. She started out as an Australian actress studying American Method Acting for 10 years and appeared in many Australian award winning shows including Home and Away, All Saints, White Collar Blue, Above The Law and Breakers. She has also worked in American productions such as the TV show Beastmaster and TV movies and feature films such as The Junction Boys and Burke and Wills.


Bianca completed a producers course at AFTRS and her debut film The Quarantine Hauntings, where she was EP, producer, writer and director, had a limited cinema release (5 cinemas) through Hoyts Cinemas and picked up worldwide digital distribution. The project earned a bonus for being one of the most downloaded independent movies on the platform in its opening quarter.

Bianca also was the producer & EP on feature film Dead Sunrise which secured US distribution, winning several film festival awards. She was associate producer on the feature film Brush, and EP on the short film Jump which won at the Palm Springs International ShortFest 2013 (Academy Award Festival).

Bianca is the co-founder of Morning Starr Productions and Lioness Gold Entertainment. She also has an instagram following (52,000 followers) and is an active women's rights and equality campaigner.



Rebekah Biasi

Rebekah Biasi: co-founder, producer, writer

Rebekah completed a B.A.(hons) in Performing Arts at the University of Winchester in the UK. She later moved to Australia where she decided to open up her own talent management company, Rebekah Biasi Management (RBM). Rebekah later transitioned from talent management into producing, and completed a producers course at AFTRS.


Rebekah was co-producer of The Quarantine Hauntings, Dead Sunrise which secured US distribution, and Executive Produced Jump which has screened at over 17 festivals internationally, including three Academy Award accredited festivals – Cleveland International Film Festival (USA), Flickerfest (AU), and Palm Springs International ShortFest (USA), where it won two awards in Official Competition, including Best Film (2013).

Rebekah is the co-founder of Morning Starr Productions and is an active women's equality campaigner.


Norman Neeson

Norman Neeson: writer, director

Norman is an internationally award-winning writer/director with a rare versatility across genres of drama, comedy, and documentary.


As writer/director his first satiric short Rendezvous was invited to screen at the Academy Awards, his dark comedy/drama 'The Butcher's Son' (ABC TV), won the Australian Writers Guild Award for Best Comedy (Any Medium) and his educational drama 'Your Day in Court' won the World Gold Medal at the New York Festivals. Norman was also the principal writer of the Emmy nominated documentary 'Planet Water'.

With a reputation for high concept, insightful work and bringing a “defining edge” to each program, Norman was invited to direct the first ever dramatized reenactment for Nine's '60 Minutes' in which he developed the now iconic stylistic approach to dramatizing real life events and became the “go to” person for their dramatizations for over 30 years. These include 'The One Who Got Away' about the backpacker who survived serial killer Ivan Milat and helped bring him to justice and 'Daniel Morecombe – Tracking his Killer'.

At the other end of the spectrum - Norman's true passion is for shifting people's thinking on health, social and justice issues. With partner Louise Meek, through their production company EE Films Pty Ltd (trading as EEGENDA) he has written and directed hundreds of awareness raising educational dramas and documentaries.

Norman is most proud of the achievements of his brother, Scott Neeson, former president of Fox International who quit a stellar Hollywood career to rescue children working on the rubbish dump in Cambodia and create a world recognised NGO which has provided education and medical support to thousands. Over the last 15 years Norman has personally filmed and documented this astonishing personal journey and contributed footage to ABC TV's Australian Story: 'Street with No Names'.

Norman is a graduate of the Australian Film Television and Radio and holds a degree in English and Politics from Flinders University of South Australia.


Louise Meek

Louise Meek: producer, director

Louise is an internationally award-winning documentary filmmaker with a reputation for 'going to the heart' of the most challenging and sensitive subjects.


As director, her popular science documentary 'Planet Water' featuring ABC's Robyn Williams, was nominated for an Emmy. She won a Penguin Award, for 'A Changed Kind of Reality' on facing life threatening illness; a British Council Award, for best Educational TV for 'Seeing into the Future' about the nature of blindness; and was awarded a Special Citation at United Nations Media Peace Awards, for 'Swatcha Ganga' (Save the Ganges). Her first short drama 'To Florinda' starring Noni Hazlehurst, about a young nurse bonding with a dying patient was nominated for an AFI and won the Golden Torch Award at the Asia Pacific Film Festival.

In 2018 Louise worked closely with Margo Neale, Senior Research Fellow of the NMA (National Museum of Australia) and principal adviser to the Director on Indigenous Matters on Australia's blockbuster Indigenous-led exhibition 'Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters'. Louise provided documentary content for the exhibition and was the first filmmaker to ever be granted permission to film the most extensive collection of rock art in the Central Desert at Cave Hill - Walinynga.

Louise is a passionate advocate for child welfare, mental health and the support of trauma survivors. She has produced and directed numerous documentary and educational resources on these subjects including on responding to the impact of institutional child abuse and prevention of domestic/family violence. Most recently, in 2020, she was entrusted to film the personal stories of Child Survivors of the Holocaust for the Sydney Jewish Museum, in a unique digital format, to create the intimate experience of full body, life size storytellers who will feature in future exhibitions.

As producer, Louise's credits include 40 dramatised re-enactments for Nine's '60 Minutes' and all recreations for 2 seasons of 'Inside Story'. She was casting director for all episodes of 'Murder Calls' Season 1 for Screentime Banijay and Line Produced one episode.

Louise is expert in building strong, collaborative teams and has a passion for mentoring young filmmakers. She is a graduate of the Australia Film Television and Radio School and holds a Master's Degree in Media and Communication from Macquarie University.


Felicity Pulman

Felicity Pulman: author

Felicity Pulman is an award winning Australian author with an interest in crime, history and fantasy. Her novels Ghost Boy and the Shalott Trilogy reflect her fascination with such possibilities as knowledge travelling through time, ghosts, parallel realities and reincarnation.


Her new medieval crime series for older teenagers, The Janna Mysteries, indulges her love of crime, history, plants and herbal healing. Her short stories for adults have won several awards. Many have been published, as have Felicity numerous articles on various topics including writing and the creative process. Felicity is a popular presenter at schools, conferences and writers festivals, where she talks about her work and/or gives workshops for students and budding authors.

Felicity Pulman

Daniel Christie: Director of Photography

Daniel Christie is a cinematographer and editor who has been working in the film industry for the last fifteen years, having worked his way up as a data wrangler and then 1st AC. Daniel has shot numerous music videos, short films, content and commercials for the likes


of Ministry of Sound, Menu Log, Burger King, MG Motors and Accor Hotels, to name a few, and, recently, Ola’s New Zealand fashion week campaign. Daniel also had the privilege of covering the delivery of Qantas’s first A380 at the Airbus factory in France, for their social media channels, and was awarded gold by the NSW Australian Cinematographers Society for his work as Director of Photography on the fashion film/promo Mnemonic in 2014.

Daniel spent many years on the books at Metro Screen in Sydney, where he was the go-to editor and camera operator/cinematographer for a broad range of projects, and edited and managed post production for social media content, television pilots and Morning Starr Productions’ feature film The Quarantine Hauntings.

Daniel also did a two year stint in Canada, where he worked on Canadian and American feature and television productions.

Felicity Pulman

Sanet Lindeque: Visualisations

Sanet has long held a passion for telling stories through images, and the more fantastic the better. Graduating from art school in 1998 and from the University of Pretoria four years later, she trained in graphic design, animation and information science.


With multiple skills in visual expression Sanet became a team member with JUJU Productions in Pretoria, contributing ideas to television commercials and with digital creation house, Digital Dreams in Hong Kong. She migrated to Sydney in 2011 and quickly immersed herself in the local music scene, photographing and designing album covers, media content and producing graphic animations for music video.

She relishes working with a small team of people where her creative contribution is front and centre. In 2019, she was recruited by Morning Starr producers to bring visual graphic overlay to The Space Between.

Andrew Whitehouse

Andrew Whitehouse: Composer

Andrew Whitehouse is a music industry professional with a decades long career involving many different disciplines across genres and roles.

An accomplished classically trained musician & conservatory graduate, Andrew started his career as a live and session musician for some of Brisbane's most prominent bands.


Circa 2004 - 2012 Andrew became a respected electronic music producer for local artists and an adept signer/songwriter in his own right, and was a seminal producer/dj in the Underground House music scene in Australia and popular in the USA under the stage moniker "Ricardo Rae"

Andrew's production skills, classical background and love for film led him on a journey to pursue music composition for Film & TV, rising through the ranks as a trusted and experienced post production crew member, capable of setting unique moods through sound, lifting productions up to the next level with musical story telling.

Highly experienced also as a technical project consultant, Andrew is skilled at finding and fixing project inefficiency and problem solving around teams and ways of working to get the most out of everyone.

Andrew is still an active solo artist and producing and releasing original music under his own name currently


John Hresc

John Hresc: Sound Designer

John Hresc is a Sydney based sound designer and re-recording mixer whose credits include Australian and international films and television series.

John's career started in the mid 1980's as a freelance recording engineer/producer in the music industry. In 1995 John had made his move into a position at Foxtel Australia's first cable television network he worked exclusively as a sound designer and sound mixer on award winning Foxtel productions across more than 25 cable channels such as Fox 8, Fox Sports, History Channel, Crime Investigation, National Geographic and more.


After 13 years in 2008 John moved back into a freelance career as a sound mixer. This time working for the Channel 9, Channel 7 and the SBS television networks and in 2012 opened the doors to his own sound production facility, The Sydney Sound Brewery. Since then John has worked on more than 15 feature films and a number of documentaries and television series. This versatility allows him to bring a dynamic energy to his work giving each project a unique and experienced approach.

A variety of John's recent projects have screened at various local and international film festivals gathering nominations and awards for best sound design Promax New York Promax Sydney, LA webfest, Sicilian webfest, Tuscany webfest and Tropfest.

Bec Caruana

Bec Caruana: Song Writer/Composer

Bec Caruana is Platinum award winning songwriter and singer.

In 2001 Bec signed as a solo artist to Warner Music Australia and had 2 top 40 singles and album under the name BJ Caruana. She has had top 10’s in Australia, Europe and Japan.

Her Debut single ‘Dance all Night’ was nominated for an award for most played song on the radio in 2003. ‘Dance all Night’ was actually the first dance song to be played on Australian commercial radio.

Bec has written Music for artists in Japan, Belgium, Ukraine and Bulgaria all of the songs were on top 10 in their countries and a no.1 in Japan! Bec has toured with major international acts including, Pink, Bon Jovi, Shaggy, Sugababes, Natalie Imbruglia, Liberty X, DJ Sammy, KLF, Snap, and C&C music factory.


Universal Pictures and Disney have also included Bec’s compositions as part of the soundtrack. Still a prolific writer of all genres.


2002 Signed to Warner Music Australia,released ‘Electric Beach’ album and two singles ‘Dance all Night’ (# 28 ARIA Chart, #6 ARIA Club Chart) and ‘Bump’ (#32 ARIA chart) ­ writer/performer

2002 Single ‘Dance all Night’ #5 ARIA club chart ­ writer/performer ­2003 APRA Awards ­ Nomination for ‘Most Performed Dance Work’ ­ ‘Dance all Night’ ­

2004 Arashi ‘How’s it Going’ ­ Album (#1 Japan) ­ writer ­

2005 ‘Ignite my fantasy’ by Platinum Girls (#3 Ukraine) ­ writer/performer

2005 July, charted with ‘Bump’ (#5 Bulgaria) ­ writer/performer ­

2005 Anthony Callea Album ­ Sony BMG (#1 ARIA Chart, Double Platinum) ­ writer

­ 2005 Top ten DMC buzz chart, ‘Right before My Eyes’ by Southside Hustlers ­ writer/performer ­

2005 Bec released ‘If I Could Change the World’ and successfully raised $10,000 for victims of disaster ­ writer/performer ­

2006 Co­wrote with ARIA award winning Tania Doko (Bachelor Girl, The Veronicas) for her solo album. Featured song Love Bite on the EP 2007 Slinkee Minx ‘You Turn Me On’ ­ Central Station Records ­ writer

Kate Ryan ‘All For You’­ EMI Belgium ­ writer ­

2010 Bec sells over 1.7 million records Arashi ‘Greatest Hits’ ­ (#1 Japan) – writer

2010 ‘Joyride’ feat. Tania Doko appears in Step Up 3D ­ SONY ATV/Disney ­ writer ­

2010 Released, ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ ­ Marcus Knight & Destinova ­ Feat, Bj Carana Generation Records ­ 2012 Billboard top 40 Club Chart ­ single ‘The Rush’ Warren Nomi ­ Citrusonic ­ Writer ­

Two works on Disney’s feature film, Lea To The Rescue– American Girl 1. Soak up the Sunshine 2. Beautiful U


The Space Between

The Space Between

4 part documentary series | 2020

The Quarantine Hauntings

The Quarantine Hauntings

Feature | 2015

Ghost Boy

Ghost Boy

Feature (in development) | 2020

Finding Pieces of You

Finding Pieces of You

Feature (in development) | 2020

I, Morgana

I, Morgana

Feature (in development) | 2020

The Once and Future Camelot

The Once and Future Camelot

Feature (in development) | 2020

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