Genesis Selina

Genesis Selina is a 14 year old Fijian creative based in Sydney Australia. She loves bringing her quirky ideas to life, and film is a fun and interesting way of exploring her curiosity along with her creativity. Her first short film “Boy Strikes Back” has been officially selected to make it’s big debut at the 2016 Pasifika Film Fest in Sydney.


Arieta Tora Rika is a writer, Pacific storyteller, and Talanoa's Founder. With over 10 years of experience in social impact and non-profit communications across Australia and the Pacific, Arieta has dedicated her career to writing for positive change in vulnerable communities. She is currently a Communications Manager for The Salvation Army's aged care services, a part-time student at Western Sydney University as she completes a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology), and a sometimes storyteller and cultural advisor for Talanoa.