Running Free: Budgeting 101

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No great screen project can be made without considering costs. But what’s more important: the budget or the killer idea?

Featuring producer Charlotte Wheaton of Good Thing Productions (

Hosted by Denise Eriksen and Esther Coleman-Hawkins from Media Mentors.

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Running Free is presented in partnership between ACMI and Media Mentors.

About Charlotte Wheaton

Headshot of Producer Charlotte Wheaton

Charlotte started her career in the UK working with History, Discovery, National Geographic and PBS on British co-productions. She has worked on Banged Up Abroad, Mark Burnett’s Blockbuster series The Bible and Ocean of Fear, scoring Discovery’s largest ever opening audience for Shark Week. Her experience has taken her from development, through scripting, location and edit producing and final delivery. Since relocating to Australia she has worked as a Producer and Production Executive on series and one-off documentaries.