Yuri Worontschak and Paul Western-Pittard are both from Melbourne Australia collaborated in a number of animation series and decided to write a musical together in 2015. Both Paul and Yuri were keen to write a work which explore the issues of today: narcissism, conspiracy, celebrity, trans alien sexual politics and the meaning of life.
Yuri Worontschak Yuri has been involved with writing, making and playing music all his life. He has awards for composition (APRA/ AMEB), production (ARIA), engineering (Ampex Gold Real) and film score (AFI). His production of Anthony Warlow’s first two albums went double platinum. He has toured the world as composer/ MD with productions of “Outer Sink” and Circus Oz. Along with “Illuminati Lizards from Outer Space” Yuri has co-written the musicals “Margaret Fulton”, “Bondi High” and “Shift_Control”. As a screen composer credit’s include for feature film: Love the Beast (Eric Bana), Take Away (Rose Byrne), You and Your Stupid Mate (Nathan Philips), The Mao Game (Kirsty Alley and Piper Laurie), Little Oberon (Sigrid Thornton) and The Spider and the Fly (Essie Davis). For television: Mad as Hell, Newstopia and TAYG (Shaun Micallef), Big Girls Blouse (Kath and Kim), the AFI Awards (Hugh Jackman), The Agony Series (Ronnie Chieng), Sit Down Shut Up and Fast Forward (Magda Szubanski). As score supervisor Yuri has worked on “It Runs in the Family” (Michael and Kirk Douglas), Empire Falls (Philip Seymour Hoffman and Paul Newman), Shiner (Michael Caine), the Sydney Olympics and Paralympics, Neighbours, Nijinski (Derek Jacobi), The Fine Art of Love (Jaqueline Bisset) and Unfolding Florence (Gillian Armstrong).
Paul Western-Pittard Paul is a writer with a focus on both comedy and the darker spaces of the human psyche. He’s also found that both these things tend to go hand in hand… He has written and edited episodic television, published three novels and has an animated full-length feature film currently in development. Paul has written for the Australian icon, ‘Ettamogah Pub’ including a series of webisodes, broadcast animated series. A writer for the internationally recognised series ‘Get Ace’, he has also line-produced the hit series ‘The Day My Butt Went Psycho.’ Paul’s published works include ‘Jan and the Spooky Periscope Incident’ where shortly after launch the novella ranked inside the top 100 comedy ebooks world wide on Amazon.com. Following this Paul went on to write his first full length novel, a dark psychological thriller, Undreamed. Leveraging his experience with Amazon, Paul published Undreamed to Amazon, Kobo, Smashwords and Apple iBooks, averaging 5 star reviews and earning loyal fan base and a large social media following. Since hen Paul has divided his time between comedy and psychological works, writing and producing for television, film and long-form novels.