Hunger Games Mockingjay & Grad Stef Dawson finally hit the big screens!

Nov 25, 2014 | News

A star is born on Hunger Games Mockingday!

Screenwise Grad, Stef Dawson who is playing Annie Cresta in both Hunger Games: Mockingjay 1 & 2 (pictured on the red carpet with Jennifer Lawrence) has finally hit the big time. The much awaited Mockjay 1 has just hit the big screens right across the States and Europe.

“I hope this inspires everyone at Screenwise not to give up on their dreams’.

A native of Canberra, Australia, Stef is a graduate of  Screenwise, an award winning Equestrian and classically trained singer. She has appeared in numerous projects in Australia before transitioning to America and can now be seen as Annie Cresta in The Hunger Games Trilogy as well as the lead in two edgy independent film Creedmoria and Paper Store due out in 2015.

Well done Stef!  We knew it was only a matter of time.

Read more about Stef Dawson’s time at Screenwise here.


Screenwise was established thirteen years ago to provide specialist, career-focused training in acting for film & television. In today’s industry, without a strong screen profile, it is difficult for actors to progress in any facet of acting.

Overseen by Denise Roberts (Wonderland, Mrs Biggs, Packed To The Rafters, Blood Brothers, Always Greener, GP), Screenwise employs top industry professionals – award-winning actors, directors and casting consultants – who are articulate and inspirational tutors.

Screenwise is a boutique drama school specifically designed to teach the art of screen acting. The school attracts students from around the country and the globe. Alumni include high profile actors such as Chris Hemsworth, Todd Lasance, Isabel Lucas, Ashleigh Cummings, Christian Clark, George Houvardas, Tabrett Bethell, Yvonne Strahovski, and Andy Whitfield.

In 2011, Screenwise made history when it became the first Government Accredited Registered Training Organisation (Provider code 91699) to offer the full time Diploma of Screen Acting (10065NAT) two year course.


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