Crew

Fadia Abboud

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Writer/Director

Fadia’s previous films include I Remember 1948, In the Ladies Lounge, and Big Trouble, Little Fish. She is Co-Director of the Arab Film Festival Australia and has worked as a facilitator on a range of community based initiatives across Western Sydney. Fadia wrote and directed the first series of I Luv U But.


Season 1, Season 2

Megan McMurchy

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Producer

Megan has produced award-winning short dramas, documentaries, television series and several feature films over many years – including documentaries Sadness and Mr Patterns, factual series Hybrid Life and Fine Line, and the feature films Talk and Footy Legends. I Luv U But is her first web series.


Season 2

Peter Polites

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Writer

Peter edited Ornaments from Two Countries - an LGBTIQ Western Sydney and regional NSW publication. His writing has appeared in The Lifted Brow, Overland, Westside and the Penguin Plays Rough anthology. He is a member of Sweatshop, a critical literacy movement located in Western Sydney.


Season 2

Carolyn Constantine

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Director of Photography

Carolyn has worked as a Director of Photography in Australia and the US, shooting documentaries, short films and features. She has numerous operating and DOP credits for television series drama including Wildside, All Saints, Rake, Crownies and Headland, and has shot many commercials for major brands.


Season 1, Season 2

Amin Palangi

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Editor

Amin is a director, editor and producer whose credits include award-winning documentaries and fictional films set in Australia, Afghanistan and Iran. Amin spends his days dramatizing the human experience, teaching at number of film schools and running the Persian International Film Festival in Australia.


Season 1, Season 2

Katrina Barker

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Editor

A graduate of the Australian Film Television and Radio School, Katrina’s editing credits include, A Natural Talent, Penelope K, by the way, All Saints, Dance Academy, My Great Big Adventure and Devil’s Dust, for which she won the 2013 Australian Screen Editors Guild award for best editing in a television drama.


Season 2

Eve Waugh

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Production Designer

Eve graduated from AFTRS in 2013 and has since worked in the art department for Mad Max: Fury Road and has been the Production Designer on numerous short films. She has a passion for visual storytelling with a background in animation, textile design and illustration.


Season 2

Matt Mcgowen

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Composer and Sound Designer

Matt is an accomplished composer, musician and sound designer in a wide variety of styles. He works flexibly and delivers great results on time and on budget. He holds a Graduate Diploma in Screen Music. His specialty includes music composition, sound design and audio post-production.


Season 1, Season 2

Christina Radburn

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First Assistant Director

Christina is an award-winning independent film producer. Her short films have screened in competition at local and international film festivals around the world. Her short film Gorilla won the prestigious 2013 Iris Prize. She is completing her Master of Producing at Victorian College of the Arts.


Season 2

Evan Cooper

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Second Assistant Director
& Runner

Evan is a film and tv nerd who has spent the last two years working in "reality" TV. The chance of working on a drama with such amazing cultural and community storylines was something he jumped at it. Since wrap he has been pondering "is my butt cute enough to make final cut?"


Season 2

Gillian Stein

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Script Supervisor

Gillian Stein has worked for over two decades in the global film and television industry as a Script Supervisor on projects including The Matrix I, Mask, Wolf Creek, and more recently Puberty Blues and Rake among many drama and comedy television series.


Season 2

Britt Crowley

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Production Coordinator

Britt is a production coordinator for film and television. Her Australian work includes the film Dead Europe and the TV series Rake. She is also the winner of the BAFTA New Talent Award in producing and the producer of several award winning UK short films.


Season 2

Jessica Bale

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Assistant Accountant

Jessica has been in the film industry for just under two years but has managed to squeeze in quite a few productions including Seasons 2 and 3 of Rake, Janet King and The Code, as well as feature films Felony and Unbroken.


Season 2

Saskia Powell

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Work Experience

Saskia is of Jamaican/Spanish heritage. She came to I Luv U But for Year 10 work experience in film and photography and is looking forward to a career in the filmic arts.


Season 2

Manel Aziz

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Makeup Artist

Manel is a qualified makeup artist. She studied Makeup for Film and Theatre at ACMUSE – Australian College of Makeup. Her passion is special effects makeup. She enjoyed applying her skills on set and working with the I Luv U But cast and crew.


Season 1, Season 2

Joyce Rangui

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Assistant Hair & Makeup

Joyce took on a one-off role as a runner and PA to Abbey Aziz on the I luv U But series. She has many skills under her belt from event management to personal training. She enjoyed her variety of tasks on set and working with the cast and crew.


Season 1, Season 2

Ciara Ferrao-Read

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Art Department Assistant

Since studying special effects props-making at University of the Arts London, Ciara has been working in the art department on various short films assisting with set dressing, sourcing and standby props. Ciara recently worked on her first feature film, Mad Max: Fury Road, as standby props.


Season 2

Gabriel Virata

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Graphics Designer

Gabriel is a graphic designer based in Sydney, Australia. He has worked in TV across a variety of channels including Channel Ten, FOX8 and SBS. His work has also been featured in Australian publications RUSSSH and Desktop.


Season 1, Season 2

Brad Crawford

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Colourist

Brad is a Sydney based colourist who has a passion for every project he grades. Recently this has included feature films for the Sundance Film Festival, music videos, TVCs, short films and web series. He is also a Senior Lecturer in Post Production at SAE Institute Sydney. www.bradcrawford.tv


Season 2

Jerome Pearce

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Website Designer

Jerome has worked at the intersection of technology and design for the past 10 years. Spanning graphic and web design, video production and interaction of physical and digital creative spaces. Under the name JustPixels, Jerome works with people to develop their online strategies.


Season 1, Season 2

Patrick Felgueras

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Visual Effects Supervisor

With years of experience in the film industry, Pat has a passion for 'old school' visual effects. His extraordinary technical knowledge led to Pat being part of R&D for Animal Logic's Academy Award-winning Happy Feet 2 and his achievements include creating a digital Motion Control System for RED Epic.


Season 2

Rami Mandow

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Digital Strategist

Rami lives and breathes digital. Working on several projects, including government, small business and community, Rami draws on his social media, mobile media and digital expertise to deliver content through engaging channels on platforms. One word to sum Rami up: Geek (and proud!)


Season 2

Jordan Guiao

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Social Media Advisor

Jordan is a digital media veteran with extensive experience in digital strategy, cross-platform marketing and social media. He has worked with a huge range of clients including SBS, Village Roadshow, Sydney Mardi Gras, Westfield and more. He loves finding new ways of telling stories.


Season 2

Matthew Chin

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Music and Sound Design

Matthew is a Sydney based composer and sound designer.


Season 1, Season 2

Melanie Eishou

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Online Content Collector

Melanie is a freelance documentary filmmaker. Having completed her first documentary Behind the Queen, this is only the beginning of her career. With a degree in Communication and Media, majoring in Journalism, Melanie aims, through her work to make a positive impact on this world.


Season 2

Mouna Zaylah

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Producer

Mouna is a project manager and cultural producer. She has worked on a range of projects producing theatre, film, cultural events, performance, music and a range of multimedia productions artists, communities and organizations for over 18 years. She is also the Co-Director of Arab Film Festival Australia (2007-current).


Season 1

Zahra Alsamawi

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Media Wrangler

Zahra is an emerging filmmaker. She holds a Bachelor of Film Production Studies and a Diploma of Screen and Media. She has worked in a variety of roles on screen-based projects for Information and Cultural Exchange (ICE), Tafe NSW, and a range of other community organisations in Western Sydney.


Season 1, Season 2

Michael Price

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Set Designer

Michael is a 2012 graduate from the Australian Film Television and Radio School. He has a background in Architecture and holds a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Object and Jewellery Design), Sydney University. His design portfolio spans across all facets of the arts having worked in film, TV and theatre – working in both costume and set design


Season 1

Stacey Matthews

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Make-Up and Hair

Stacey is an emerging make-up artist and has completed a beauty and cosmetic course. She has a keen interest in make-up for film and is particularly interested in the art of special effects make-up. Her role on set included assisting with cast make-up, hair and wardrobe.


Season 1