Founded with GAPspiration that story can make a difference, the South East Queensland based company leads their slate with factual environmental series My Resilient Home; and the mid-life roller derby dramedy series Fat Rollz.

Kate is an accomplished screen executive with over two decades of experience in the Australian industry. Before founding Good Apples, she held key positions as the head of legal and business affairs at Hoodlum Entertainment and as the chief legal officer at Halfbrick Studios, a notable success story in the video game industry. Throughout her career, Kate has overseen the financing, production, broadcast, and distribution of over 60 hours of television content in Australia. In addition, she has played a pivotal role in the development and distribution of video game content, reaching an impressive user base of more than 1.2 billion worldwide. Kate is a media and entertainment partner at Keypoint Law, where she contributes her expertise in the field. Furthermore, she serves as the deputy director of Trade and Investment Queensland, actively involved in promoting trade and investment opportunities within the region.

‘Good Apples is designed from the ground up to bring good humans together to tell great stories for the greater good. I’m thrilled to be working with Kerrin on this. She is a phenomenal producing and creative talent, and all round good person. We are excited to bring our carefully curated slate of powerfully local stories to market.’ Kate Hynes – Co-Founder, Producer.

Kerrin [bottom in main image], a seasoned professional, has worked in the Queensland industry for twenty years, with over a decade spent as a senior executive at Hoodlum Entertainment. During this time, she held various roles in creative, commercial, and marketing capacities, contributing to over 70 hours of premium scripted content and the company’s globally award-winning digital projects. She has led acquisition and development of high-profile intellectual property and collaborated with many of Australia’s leading and emerging screenwriters. This week, at Screen Forever, Kerrin is producing the “Storytelling for Change” Panel discussing opportunities for impactful storytelling in the scripted space.

‘I’m excited to embark on the Good Apples journey with Kate, a long-time collaborator. She brings an incredible breadth of experience as a lawyer, business affairs executive and screenwriter to our partnership. Together, we strive to champion local talent, tell bold, important stories and to challenge the status quo.’ – Kerrin McNeil – Co-Founder, Producer.