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Who Are We?

We are Humdrum Comedy, an Australian production collective that creates high quality comedy content for TV, theatre and online.

Henry Boffin

Director / Writer

Riley Nottingham

Producer / Actor / Writer

Nicholas Kraak

Editor / Writer

Henry Boffin is an independent filmmaker and writer based in Brisbane, Australia. A graduate of Griffith University, he has made several short films, primarily science fiction, as well as music videos for local talent and corporate videos for clients such as Ford Motors and the Queensland Government. His short films, Rain and Ouroboros, have both featured as part of the Cannes Court Métrage and between them have won awards at the Pittsburgh Independent, Silver Wave and China Australia International Film Festivals.

 

In 2014 Henry completed an Honours degree at Griffith Film School, researching the field of crowdfunding in the Australian marketplace and in 2015 he undertook a much coveted director's attachment on the set of ABC's Rake, working under ADG award nominated director Peter Salmon. In 2018 Henry was awarded funding from Screen Queensland to make his latest short film, Lavender, as well as developing his first feature film, Red Rites.

 

Henry is directing the series Metro Sexual, and also writing it with co-writer Nicholas Kraak.

Riley Nottingham is an actor and producer based in Melbourne, Australia. As an actor, Riley can be seen in the lead role of Tom on Channel 7’s Toybox, the supporting role of Woods in The Gods of Wheat Street,  recurring roles on Charlie Pickering’s Tomorrow Tonight, and of course all of Humdrum Comedy's productions. Most recently Riley starred as Gilligan in the 2018 Australian professional premiere of Gilligan's Island: The Musical.

 

Associate producer credits include Hamish & Andy's 'Perfect' Holiday, The Weekly with Charlie Pickering, The Yearly with Charlie Pickering, Married at First Sight, Take Me Out, Love Island and True Story with Hamish & Andy. He produced TJ Power's writer/director short film debut Your Call Is Important to Us which has won over a dozen awards at multiple festivals around the world including Best Film, Best Short Film, Best Editing, Best Original Screenplay, Best Comedy & Audience Choice.

 

In 2019 Riley is playing the lead character of Langdon in Metro Sexual for the Nine Network, and is also producing alongside Darren McFarlane & Executive Producer Julia Adams.

 

Nicholas Kraak is an Australian screenwriter and film editor. In addition to his work at Humdrum Comedy, Nicholas wrote the popular video game, Cook, Serve, Delicious! 2!! for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One. He wrote and edited the acclaimed short film, A Picture of Other People, which premiered at the prestigious Dances with Films festival in Los Angeles, and has since won numerous Best Film awards. Nicholas' Assistant Editor credits include ABC's Play to Win and Mattel's Enchantimals: Finding Home.

 

In 2017, Nicholas began working between Australia and Canada. In 2018, Nicholas was promoted to be the Director of Video Production at Proximis Digital, British Columbia's leading creative agency for issue-based causes. At Proximis, Nicholas promoted a story-first approach to video production, leading the agency to create content with a focus on authenticity, creativity, and accessibility. Prior to this, Nicholas worked for an array of esteemed production companies, editing a multitude of television and digital advertising campaigns.

 

In 2019 Nicholas is editing Metro Sexual, and alongside Henry Boffin, also writing the series. He has a Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production from Griffith University.

 

Contact

Want to talk? Shoot us an email or call our producer, Riley.

 

Email: hello@humdrumcomedy.tv

Phone: +61 410 305 433