Justin P Bechtold

Justin P Bechtold

Creative Entrepreneur at Justintertainment
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter and Producer

Melbourne, Australia

Member Since:
November 2012
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About Justin

Creative Entrepreneur and CEO of Justintertainment. Creator of ‘Yowie’, the chilling suspense thriller audio podcast mini-series which was a double-finalist at the 2019 Australian Podcast Awards for Best Fiction and Outstanding Podcast Production. Writer/producer of the sketch comedy pilot, ‘The Wack Show’. Script Co-ordinator on the ABCMe comedy sci-fi series ‘Trip For Biscuits’ and sketch comedy writer for comedy troupe ‘Dr.Duck’. Graduate of the Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting at RMIT and winner of the RMIT Screenwriting Departure Fellowship. With over 25 years experience in film, television and theatre. Performed Stand-Up Comedy both in Australia and the US and author of the comedy blog, The 40YrOldDad.

Loglines

  • iPresident

    iPresident Sci-fi Drama When the US President and advocate against human cybernetic experiments takes his own life, his wife agrees to allow the corporation to rebuild him and will do whatever it takes to keep his secret from the American public.

  • Back Pocket

    Back Pocket Drama An abusive ex-football hero is confronted by his abandoned brother and fights the deadly addictions and accusations from his past that threaten to destroy his entire world, when he returns to a hometown celebration.

  • Earth 2.0

    Earth 2.0 Action Adventure Fantasy A lost ancient aquatic Egyptian technology awakens the evil God Seth, and a reclusive college professor with a history of mental illness, must team up to find a way to stop him before he destroys the world.

Credits

  • Coles Insurance

    Coles Insurance (2014)
    Commercial by Flinders Lane/Vincent Zimbardi Call Centre Operator

  • A Minor Glitch

    A Minor Glitch (2009)
    Film by Plan B Films Business Man

  • A Few Good Men

    A Few Good Men (2009)
    Theater by Williamstown Little Theatre LT. Col Nathan Roy Jessep

  • Eraser Children

    Eraser Children (2009)
    Film by Christoffel Films Officer

  • Stingers - 'Head On'

    Stingers - 'Head On' (2004)
    Television by BSLM Productions P/L Ambo #1

  • Loot

    Loot (2004)
    Television by Shawn Seet Zac

  • Stingers - 'Free Radical'

    Stingers - 'Free Radical' (2003)
    Television by BSLM Productions P/L Nurse #2

  • Misery Guts - 'Off His Trolley'

    Misery Guts - 'Off His Trolley' (1998)
    Television by MGP Ambulance Driver

  • Corelli - 'Rat Tamer'

    Corelli - 'Rat Tamer' (1995)
    Television by ABC TV Prison Officer 3

  • Neighbours - Episode #1.2234

    Neighbours - Episode #1.2234 (1994)
    Television by Grundy TV Roddy Perkins

Awards

  • Australian Podcast Awards Finalist - Best Fiction (Yowie Podcast)
    (2019)

  • Australian Podcast Awards Finalist - Outstanding Podcast Production (Yowie Podcast)
    (2019)

  • RMIT Screenwriting Departure Fellowship Winner
    (2016)

  • Crackup Comedy Winter Standup Comedy Contest: Runner-up
    (2007)

  • Crackup Comedy Winter Standup Comedy Contest: Heat 3 Winner
    (2007)

  • AAA Screenplay Consider List Recipient – Los Angeles (Back Pocket)
    (2006)

  • Best Actor RMIT Screen Comedy Award Winner
    (2003)

  • Victorian Drama League (VDL) Best Supporting Actor Award Nominee
    (2002)

Education

  • Barham High School
    (1984-1989)

  • Masterclass in Joke Writing with Gene Perret
    (1984-1989)

  • Million Dollar Screenwriting Mentorship with Chris Soth
    (1984-1989)

  • Standupcomedyclass.com with Gerry Katzman
    (1984-1989)

  • Hollywood Screenwriting with Randal Flynn
    (1984-1989)

  • Beyond Structure with David S. Freeman
    (1984-1989)

  • The Actors Space
    (1984-1989)

  • Screenwriting for Hollywood with Simon Hoenger
    (1984-1989)

  • Australian College of Dramatic Arts Workshops
    (1984-1989)

  • SHOWBIZ Acting Workshops
    (1984-1989)

  • Landmark Education
    (1984-1989)

  • LaTrobe University College of Northern Victoria
    (1984-1989)

  • Loddon Campaspe College of TAFE
    (1984-1989)

  • RMIT
    (1984-1989)

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