ScreenHub: The Cargo and Troppo writer and director used stepping stones in both Hollywood & Sydney

Updated: Sep 26


In Australia, building a career in writing and directing is a tough ask, a chancy business with great stretches of credit card anxiety and moments of brutal self-doubt. But Yolanda Ramke, along with her working partner Ben Howling, has gone from a viral short film, to a feature with an International actor, to direct in North America, to receive two AWGIES from the Writers’ Guild, to then create Troppo, the drama series currently running on the ABC. All in less than ten years.


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