Brisbane Festival is part of the world wide international festival circuit and attracts acts from around the globe! Festival Director Noel Staunton and his team have taken the Event to new heights.
In 2012 the Festival attracted over a million people to 90+ productions and 450+ performances of dance, cabaret, music, fringe, theatre and enormous free public events.
Ian Withnall was the Series Producer for Nine Network’s Brisbane Festival ” Behind The Scenes” Special for 2011, 2012 and 2013. The program promotes the Brisbane Festival the week prior to Opening.
Ian wrote, produced and directed the entire program.
Ian has also Series Produced several other specials including a historical program on The Brisbane Exhibition and a half hour special on Southbank Parklands.
All shows featured Channel Nine’s local and national personalities including Melissa Downes, Andrew Lofthouse, Alison Ariotti, Aislin Kriukelis and Eva Milic.
Ian delivered all shows under intense time and resources pressure and all were well received by audiences, organisers and sponsors.