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Virginia Mesiti

Senior Lecturer - Production Design

Virginia Mesiti is a visual storyteller who is drawn to character driven drama and projects she can build worlds within. Her passion for colour, research and developing a rich backstory drive her creatively.

Her Production Design credits include some of our most loved Australian TV such as After the VerdictDiary of an Uber Driver, The Moodys, A Moody Christmas, No Activity and the Seachange reboot. She also Production Designed AFTRS Alumni Craig Boreham’s debut feature film, Teenage Kicks with fellow Alumni Bonnie Elliott as Cinematographer. Her most recent credit was as Assistant Set Decorator on George Miller’s Three Thousand Years of Longing.

Virginia has been nominated for an APDG Award for her work in TV commercials this year as well as in 2016 and again in 2018 for her design work on the short film A Low Hum.

Virginia graduated from AFTRS Masters Program in 2004. She has balanced mentoring with industry work and tutored previously into the Graduate Diploma and BA programs and is returning as a Senior Lecturer in the MAS: Production Design.