16 episodes

Australian Artists Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry sit down, along with various guests from across the world of Australian entertainment, to get to know the people behind the work and peel back the curtain to reveal what makes the Australian entertainment industry tick.

The ShowBiz Podcast with Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry

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Australian Artists Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry sit down, along with various guests from across the world of Australian entertainment, to get to know the people behind the work and peel back the curtain to reveal what makes the Australian entertainment industry tick.

    Episode 14 - Michael Rymer - Part 2 - The ShowBiz Podcast with Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry

    Episode 14 - Michael Rymer - Part 2 - The ShowBiz Podcast with Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry

    Michael Rymer is a multi-award-winning Australian Director who has spent a large part of his career working in America. Nominated for a Primetime Emmy, Directors Guild of America, and an Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Award, Michael Rymer has also won an Australian Film Institute, Hugo, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, and Rotterdam International Film Festival award – to name but a few.
     
    Michael Rymer’s credits include such films as Perfume (starring Jeff Goldblum, Leslie Mann, and Michelle Williams) In Too Deep (starring LL Cool J, Omar Epps and Stanley Tucci)  Angel Baby (starring Jacqueline McKenzie) the smash hit Face to Face (over 40 international awards) Queen of the Damned (based on the Anne Rice novel) and television shows such as American Horror Story (20th Century Fox Television) Deadline Gallipoli (starring Sam Worthington) the reimagined version of Picnic at Hanging Rock (Amazon Studios - starring Natalie Dormer from Game of Thrones) Hannibal and Battlestar Galactica (which Michael directed and also co-produced) and the upcoming Stan series The Gloaming.   
     
    Known as the actor’s director, Michael Rymer took some time out from the development of his next project to chat to Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry on The ShowBiz Podcast. So grab a chair and listen in as Michael Rymer allows us a snapshot into his illustrious and storied career, gives us a little sneak peek into the screen-legend that is Jeff Goldblum, chats about what it was like living at world-renowned novelist Anne Rice’s home, and whether star of Hannibal (Mads Mikkelsen) really is a good poker player.  

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 13 - Michael Rymer - Part 1 - The ShowBiz Podcast with Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry

    Episode 13 - Michael Rymer - Part 1 - The ShowBiz Podcast with Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry

    Michael Rymer is a multi-award-winning Australian Director who has spent a large part of his career working in America. Nominated for a Primetime Emmy, Directors Guild of America, and an Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Award, Michael Rymer has also won an Australian Film Institute, Hugo, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, and Rotterdam International Film Festival award – to name but a few.
     
    Michael Rymer’s credits include such films as Perfume (starring Jeff Goldblum, Leslie Mann, and Michelle Williams) In Too Deep (starring LL Cool J, Omar Epps and Stanley Tucci)  Angel Baby (starring Jacqueline McKenzie) the smash hit Face to Face (over 40 international awards) Queen of the Damned (based on the Anne Rice novel) and television shows such as American Horror Story (20th Century Fox Television) Deadline Gallipoli (starring Sam Worthington) the reimagined version of Picnic at Hanging Rock (Amazon Studios - starring Natalie Dormer from Game of Thrones) Hannibal and Battlestar Galactica (which Michael directed and also co-produced) and the upcoming Stan series The Gloaming.   
     
    Known as the actor’s director, Michael Rymer took some time out from the development of his next project to chat to Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry on The ShowBiz Podcast. So grab a chair and listen in as Michael Rymer allows us a snapshot into his illustrious and storied career, gives us a little sneak peek into the screen-legend that is Jeff Goldblum, chats about what it was like living at world-renowned novelist Anne Rice’s home, and whether star of Hannibal (Mads Mikkelsen) really is a good poker player.  

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 12 - Stephen Corvini - The Showbiz Podcast with Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry

    Episode 12 - Stephen Corvini - The Showbiz Podcast with Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry

    Stephen Corvini is an Australian Producer and development Executive responsible for such hits shows like Matchbox Pictures/Hulu/SBS’ Safe Harbour, which won Best Telemovie/Mini-Series at the International Emmy Awards in New York, Matchbox Pictures/Foxtel/Netflix’ Secret City: Under The Eagle, which was nominated for Best Drama Series at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards, and SBS’ new series, Hungry Ghosts, starring some of Australia’s brightest lights, such as Bryan Brown, Ryan Corr and Clare Bowen – to name but a few. Some of Stephen Corvini’s other credits include Schapelle and Hyde and Seek for the Nine Network, Devil’s Dust for the ABC and Correlli – the breakthrough role for actor Hugh Jackman.    

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Episode 11 - Laura Gordon - The Showbiz Podcast with Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry

    Episode 11 - Laura Gordon - The Showbiz Podcast with Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry

    Laura Gordon is an Australian actress best known for films such as Michael Rymer’s Face To Face (for which Laura was nominated for Best Actress at the final Inside Film Awards), Saw (the successful horror franchise), the haunting thriller Undertow, and television shows such as SyFy’s Hunters, Netflix/Foxtel’s Secret City, the Australian staple, Neighbours, the American staple, Rizzoli and Isles, and Hoges (based on Paul Hogan’s life) playing the sultry and formidable Linda Kowalski. Gordon is also a founding member of the Red Stitch theatre company and has appeared in a number of their productions as well as appearing in The Gift and Apologia for the Melbourne Theatre Company and a Midsummer Night’s Dream for the Australian Shakespeare Company.

    • 1 hr
    Episode 10 - Ryan Hayden - Ideal Talent Agency - The ShowBiz Podcast with Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry

    Episode 10 - Ryan Hayden - Ideal Talent Agency - The ShowBiz Podcast with Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry

    Part two of our two part American special. In this episode, we speak with Hollywood acting agent Ryan Hayden who is the founder and owner of Ideal Talent Agency. Ryan cut his teeth in the actor-agent business at the world renowned ICM, assisting in representing actors including Taylor Lautner, Michelle Rodriguez, January Jones, Danny Glover, Tom Arnold, Anjelica Huston and Alex O’Loughlin, to name but a few. Hayden’s talent was refined further as a casting director for MTV, a casting assistant at MGM under Paul Weber, as well as working in politics with notable figures such as Al Gore and Bill Clinton.  
    Ryan Hayden from Ideal Talent Agency took some time out to join Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry on The ShowBiz Podcast.

    • 37 min
    Episode 9 - Antonio Sabato Jnr -The ShowBiz Podcast with Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry

    Episode 9 - Antonio Sabato Jnr -The ShowBiz Podcast with Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry

    Part one of our two part American special. In this episode, we speak with American actor/model Antonio Sabato Jr. who shot to fame after appearing in Janet Jackson’s “Love Will Never Do Without You” music video and a world-wide modelling campaign for Calvin Klein. Since then, Antonio has gone on to star in a number of films and television shows including Earth 2, General Hospital, The Bold and The Beautiful, Melrose Place, Charmed, and The Big Hit opposite Mark Wahlberg, Lou Diamond Phillips and Christina Applegate. Sabato also garnered critical acclaim for his performance in Drifter, which won him a Best Actor award at the Beverly Hills Film Festival.
    With a film slated for release (One Nation Under God) Antonio Sabato Jr. took some time out to join Robert Rabiah and Joey Coley-Sowry on the ShowBiz Podcast.

    • 16 min

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