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Producer of the short film Mrs McCutcheon 

Directed by John Sheedy, Written by Ben Young

AWARDS

Special Mention of the International Children's Competition, Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Germany

The Mo Award for Best Short Film, Mo&Friese Children's International Short Film Festival, Germany

Best Australian Short Film, Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia

17th Screen Producers Australia Awards / Short Film Production of the Year

Best Director Grand Prize, Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (OQ), USA

Viola M. Marshall Audience Choice Award Most Popular Film, Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (OQ), USA

International Short Film Audience Favourite, Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, Brazil

Gympie Gold Award, Heart of Gold International Film Festival​, Australia

Audience Award, Sapporo International Short Film Festival & Market, Japan

Bella Brussela Award for Best Film in the Shorts Competition, Filem'On International Children's Film Festival Brussels, Belgium

Award of Best Short Film with Social Commitment, Certamen Internacional Cortos Soria, Spain

Catbus Kids Children’s Jury Prize (ages 8+) / Best Live Action Short Film, Seattle Children's Film Festival, USA

School Award for Best Film, IndieJúnior Allianz – International Children’s and Youth Film Festival of Porto, Portugal

Audience Award, PLAY - Lisbon's International Kids Film Festival, Portugal

TIFF Kids Festival Young People’s Jury Award (ages 9–13) Best Short Film Honourable Mention, TIFF Kids, Canada 

Best Australian Short Film, Melbourne Queer Film Festival, Australia

Audience Choice Award for Best LGBT Short,  Cleveland International Film Festival, USA

Special Mention of the Jury for The Spalding and Jackson Award, Cleveland International Film Festival, USA

Special Mention of the Jury for Gender Equality, Filmfest Dresden International Short Film Festival, Germany

NOMINATIONS

7th AACTA Awards / Best Short Film 

7th APDG Awards / Best Design for a Short Film

2018 ADG Awards / Best Director

SOME FILM FESTIVALS WHERE IT'S BEEN SCREENED

Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Germany | World Premiere

Mo&Friese Children's International Short Film Festival, Germany

Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia | Australian Premiere

Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival, USA

Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt, Germany

Cinefest OZ (WA), Australia

Monterrey International Film Festival, Mexico

Shorts Mexico, Mexico City

Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, Brazil

Schlingel International Film Festival for Children and Young People, Canada

CPH PIX: Buster, Denmark

Carrousel international du film de Rimouski, Canada

Heart of Gold International Film Festival, Queensland, Australia

Sapporo International Short Film Festival & Market, Japan

Île Courts International Short Film Festival, Mauritius

Woodstock Film Festival, USA

Cape Town International Film Market & Festival, South Africa

NewFest: New York LGBT Film Festival, USA

Cinekid Screening Club, Netherlands

Filem'On International Children's Film Festival Brussels, Belgium

Queer Filmfest Weiterstadt, Germany

Chicago International Children Film Festival (OQ), USA

KINEKO International Children's Film Festival, Japan

Aesthetica Short Film Festival, UK

International Children's Film Festival India (Golden Elephant), India

Cork Film Festival (OQ), Ireland

Certamen Internacional Cortos Soria, Spain

North Bellarine Film Festival, Australia

2ANNAS Riga International Film Festival, Latvia

Ale Kino! International Young Audience Film Festival, Poland

Bogota Short Film Festival, Colombia

Smile International Film Festival for Children and Youth, India

Caligari FilmBühne, Germany

Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Sydney, Australia

Seattle Children's Film Festival, USA

IndieJúnior Allianz – International Children’s and Youth Film Festival of Porto, Portugal

Desperado LGBT Film Festival, USA

PLAY - Lisbon's International Kids Film Festival, Portugal

Dublin International Film Festival, Ireland

Amnesty international Au Cinema pour les Droits Humains, France

Toronto International Film Festival Kids, Canada

Coastline Children's Film Festival, USA

International Short Film Week Regensburg, Germany

Melbourne Queer Film Festival, Australia

Green Mountail Film Festival, USA

BUFF International Film Festival (Young People), Sweden

Bellingham Children’s Film Festival, USA

Commonwealth Games 2018 Gold Coast Short Film Program, Australia

Cleveland International Film Festival, USA

Best of the Fest Lark Theatre, USA

Athens International Film and Video Festival, USA

RINCON International Film Festival, Puerto Rico

Geelong Queer Film Festival, Australia

Filmfest Dresden International Short Film Festival, Germany

Lovers Film Festival, Italy

Sagebrush Hills Discover, USA

USA Film Festival, Dallas, USA

Bendigo Queer Film Festival, Australia

Philadelphia Independent Film Festival, USA

Credits
  • Producer and 1st AD for short film Mrs McCutcheon by John Sheedy, Melbourne - July 2016

  • Producer for short film Enough by Philip Booth (VCA), Melbourne - Nov 2015

  • Producer for short film The Parachute by Dushnath Weragama (VCA), Melbourne - Nov 2015

  • 1st AD for short film Yomi by Yun Phua (VCA), Melbourne - Oct 2015

  • Production Coordinator for short film Parte Amistoso by Luis Ortas, Mallorca - Aug 2014

  • Production Assistant for Palma Pictures, Mallorca - 1997

Studies
  • VCA : Melbourne - 2015, Intensive Film Course in Screenwriting (Ray Mooney), Production (Julie Marlow and Jonathan auf der Heide) and Directing (Aleksi Vellis)

  • Film and TV Institute : Perth - 2014, Essential Film Production Skills Course (Mark DeFriest) and Sound for Film Course (Ric Curtin)

  • New York University : New York - 2000, Film Production Course in 16mm reversal film

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