Tom Salisbury

Tom Salisbury

Writer and Director

Television

2015
Open Slather (director)
Foxtel sketch show
Producers: Laura Waters and Rick McKenna

2014
Tales from Ricketts Hill (co-writer and director).
In development with Princess Pictures
Producer: Paul Walton

2013
Zombatland Tiger Aspect Development (co-writer).
Producer: Andy Brereton

2012
Zombatland ABCTV Development (director and co-writer).
Debbie Lee and Brett Sleigh at ABCTV commissioned The Suitcase Royale to create a comedy pilot, script, radio play and several short comedy clips.

Zombatland BBC Development (co-writer).
Jamie Ormerod from the BBC commissioned a further treatment and script based on the work done on the ABCTV development.

Web Series

2015
Inside that Head (director)
Written by Laura Hughes

Short Film

2009
Carrot (writer/director) – Short Film.
Perth International Film
Philadelphia Independent Film Festival
AFITV

2008
The Interrogation of Bryan (writer/director)
Perth International Film Festival
Chicago Short Film Festival.

Theatre

2012
The Suitcase Royale’s Zombatland (director and co-writer)
Co commissioned by Artshouse (Melbourne) and Battersea Arts Centre (London).
Premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and was nominated for two Green Room Awards.

2011
The Ballad of Backbone Joe (creative)
Soho Theatre,London
The Sydney Theatre Company
Nominated for a Total Theatre Award. The production sold out

2010
The Chairs (adaptation/director)
A full scale theatrical reimagining of Ionesco’s absurdist comedy
Commissioned by The School of Theatre at Deakin University.

Education

Bachelor of Contemporary Arts (Film) 1st Class Honours, Deakin
University 2007

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