All Things Sweet

Jodie Neilson is an expository documentary on the creative director of New Farm Confectionery, Jodie Neilson, painting an intimate portrait of where her career and passions began, how she developed her vision and aesthetic for her company, what she is most proud of and how her life has changed since. The documentary celebrates female entrepreneurism and successful leaders as she takes us on the emotional journey from the inception and creation of her dream job to where we find her now, eight years later.

  • Mitchell Watson
  • Maia Jorgensen
  • Tahlia Miller
    Director of Photography
  • Alex Talbot
  • Jodie Neilson
  • Maia Jorgensen
  • Ben Rohan
    Sound Designer
  • Abbey Southern
    Sound Designer
  • Ben Rohan
    Sound Recordist
  • Jacob Weston
  • Anya Suffolk
  • Tahlia Miller
  • Dylan Mannion
    Assistant Editors
  • Maia Jorgensen
    Assistant Editors
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 21 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 1, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    200 AUD
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  • Country of Filming:
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Sony FS5
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Griffith Film School
Director Biography - Maia Jorgensen

Maia Jorgensen is an up and coming Canadian / Australian creative based in Brisbane, Australia. Having directed a variety of short films and documentaries, she works as a writer / director aiming to specialise in narrative film and television works. She also works within the assistant directing department. She grew up in a small town in Alberta, Canada. After a few gap years travelling and working around Canada, New Zealand and South East Asia, she moved to Australia to pursue her passion for filmmaking in 2020. In 2022, Maia graduated from a Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production.

Maia is passionate about on-screen representation, specifically bringing female voices and stories to screen. She is always excited to develop her skills as a creative and continue learning from those around her.

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