Roxanne Kiely – Creator and Author | Songwriter | Producer
Prodigiously creative, Roxanne has used her talent in a variety of fields, including songwriting, children’s stories and web blogging. An award winning songwriter, she has released two albums of original music, has had songs featured on international television programs and recently had songs promoted on a popular ABC compilation.
Born and raised in a musical family, and writing songs, stories and poetry from the age of seven, Roxanne is making a marked contribution to the music industry, as co-director of ScoopFX Music and President of not-for-profit songwriting organisation, Songsalive! Australia, as well as “Singing Teacher to the Stars of Today" - Roxanne’s stellar list of students include Delta Goodrem, Ivy Adara, Bec Hewitt (Home and Away), Hayley Warner, Lupa J, Sarah Blasko, Marlisa Punzalan (winner X Factor Australia) and Natalie Bassingthwaighte, to name just a few. As passionate as she is about all her activities, there is a special place in her heart for children and children’s stories.
As passionate as Roxanne is about all her activities, there is a special place in her heart for children and children’s stories, which is why she has created the Busy Izzy and Friends series.
Stephen Kiely – Creative Director | Songwriter | Producer
Stephen is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer and performer, website designer, multi-media and digital creative director for the Busy Izzy and Friends series. He has written and produced film soundtracks, advertising jingles and songs covering genres as diverse as rock and country, through to swing and jazz. Together with Roxanne, has taken part in over 10,000 stage shows and performances, nationally and internationally. Both have had extensive experience as event organisers, due in no small part to their 20 years directing Songsalive! Australia showcases and workshops, as well as running the ‘Search for a Star’ competition for clubs in Sydney
As co-director of ScoopFX Music, Stephen has written, performed and produced songs for many of Australia’s rising stars, while creating the complete recordings of the Busy Izzy and Friends project, co-written and produced with Roxanne.
Having graduated from Myongji University, Jeesoo Kim is currently studying Animation Art & interactive design at RMIT University, in Melbourne, Victoria.
Her creative illustrations complement Roxanne's stories, bringing the characters and their adventures to life in pictures.