Disney Production

Long-form Series

Created “Camp Rock the Tasman” reality show (5 x 1/2 hours) where 10 Aussie kids were sent to compete with 10 Kiwi kids for the chance to produce a professional music video. Series plays on the US channel in August 2009.

Pre-school Short-form

Created 2009 ASTRA nominated “Alphabreaks” (26 x 90sec) in which a band “Dappled Cities” sing an original song for each letter of the alphabet. Also produced a 90sec commercial for Oral B inspiring kids to brush their teeth.

Executive Producer: Graham Cousens, Producer: Clare Gerber, Composer: Kyls Burtland,

Writer: Jane Skarratt, Director: Top Spark, Graphics: Sixty40

Executive Producer: Graham Cousens, Series Producer/ Director: Mark Bellamy, Associate Producer: Pete Noble, DOP: Yves Simard,  Editor: Ethan Maclean, Graphics: Rob Steel

Interstitial Production

Created three 3-4 min. local interstitial formats (“What a Life!”  - 26 Eps, “Undercover Coach” - 12 Eps  and “Hidden Talents” - 26 Eps) designed to deepen Disney Channel’s connection with its 5-15 years audience in Australia and New Zealand.


All three formats are now being produced successfully in the US, UK, Europe and Asia.

Exexutive Producer: Graham Cousens, Producer/ Writer/ Director: Mark Bellamy,

Graphics: Gary Nicholson

Short-form Animation

Executive Produced a short-form animation pilot “Don’t Feed the Gumwalds”. This was produced for a US animation compilation show called “Shorty McShort Shorts”.

Executive Producer: Graham Cousens, Writers: Stu Connolly and Steve Kearney,

Art Director: Suren Perera, Composer: Yuri Worontshak, Production Comapny: Funny Az Hell

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As the Bell Rings

Short-form format originating from Disney Channel Italy. Responsible for localising an Australian version through Fremantle Media. Two series have aired (66 x 6mins) and the second series won the 2009 ASTRA Award (Best Children’s Show) and was nominated for a 2009 Logie.


It is consistently the top-rating kids show (5-15yrs) on Foxtel and is frequently the top-rating Australian scripted show in all people.

Exexutive Producer: Graham Cousens, Producer: Pete Noble, Driector: David Macdonald, Writer: Joel Slack-Smith, Production House: Fremantle