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Virginia Mesiti

Virginia Mesiti

Film/Television Designer

Virginia is a visual storyteller who is drawn to character driven drama and projects she can build worlds within. Her passion for colour, research and developing a rich backstory drive her creatively. She most recently production designed DIARY OF AN UBER DRIVER for RevLover and the ABC, in addition to the reimagining of the much loved series SEACHANGE, for Every Cloud Productions and Channel 9.

Virginia’s other drama credits include Craig Boreham’s debut feature film TEENAGE KICKS, which premiered at the 2016 Sydney Film Festival. For television she art directed Southern Star’s SPIRITED, which won an AFI award in 2010 for Best TV Drama, the series was nominated again in 2011 for its second season with Virginia as Production Designer.

Virginia has designed an array of television comedy series hits, including THE MOODY’S, A MOODY CHRISTMAS, LAID and SANDO for the ABC, NO ACTIVITY for Stan and HERE COME THE HABIBS! for Channel 9.

In 2016 Virginia was nominated for an APDG Award for her work on TV Commercials and again in 2018 for her design work on the short film A LOW HUM.

Graduating from AFTRS in 2004 with a Masters in Production Design for Film and TV, Virginia was granted the InDesign Magazine Award for Design Excellence. While studying, PHILATELISTA the short film which she co-designed was also recognised with the SMPTE Creative Technology Award for Collaboration, as well as both of her short film projects being nominated for Dendy Awards; CAR PARK in 2003 and BLUE POLES starring Sam Worthington in 2004.


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