About

Wild Child is an Australian production company headed up by producer Eva Di Blasio. The company focus is to nurture and develop new talent and to work with filmmakers from multicultural backgrounds to create an landscape enriched with diverse and original stories.  

 

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Eva Di Blasio Company Director and Producer

Eva Di Blasio is the president of Women In Film and Television WA and founder of Screen Vixens Perth and sole director of her new production company Wild Child.

In 2018 Eva produced the short film Sleepwalking written and directed by Melissa Anastasi which has been nominated for an Australian Writers Guild award. Eva has a number of works in development with writer/director Melissa Anastasi such as the feature film Bluebirds, which Sleepwalking is a tonal proof of concept for. Most recently Melissa received the Lexus fellowship for her short film Chlorine, which Eva and Melissa will go into production on later in 2018.

In 2017 Eva produced the short film Let’s See How Fast This Baby Will Go which won best emerging filmmaker at Melbourne International Film Festival 2017 and was nominated for an Australian Directors Guild award and had its international premiere at Palm Springs Short Fest 2018. Written and directed by Julietta Boscolo, the film stars Liv Hewson (Santa Clarita Diet, Top of the Lake) and Tara Morice (Strictly Ballroom and Dance Academy) and is based on Gloria Harrisons true story, originally heard on This American Life. 

Eva Di Blasio was the co-director of RKPix with veteran producer Robyn Kershaw from 2014-2018.  In that time Eva produced The Chinaboy Show (ABCComedy) starring YT star John Luc (aka mychonny) directed by Trilby Glover. The webseries Mychonny moves in (1million + hits) directed by Kate Woods and the feature film Sucker directed by Ben Chessell, co-written by Lawrence Leung and starring Timothy Spall and John Luc. 

In 2010 Eva produced her debut feature film Little Sparrows directed by Yu-Hsiu Camille Chen which premiered at the Rome International Film Festival, Palm Springs, Cleveland, Chennai and Taipei Film Festivals and at Australia’s Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide Film Festivals. Little Sparrows received rave reviews and went on to win a number of awards including the 2010 DigiSPAA Spaartan Award for Best Digital Feature Film, WA Screen Award for Outstanding Drama and a nomination for Inside Film’s Independent Spirit Award. It also broadcast on Film 4 UK, Fox in Australia and Netflix in the US.

Eva graduated from the Australian Film and Television Radio School with a postgraduate diploma in Producing and Screen Business (2012). On graduation Eva received the Screen Australia Talent Escalator Program Grant to work in Los Angeles. There she worked with Village Roadshow Pictures and The Gotham Group.