Australian Short Film Today
The Australian film industry has a well-deserved reputation for excellence in film. The cinematic treasures in this current edition of Australian Short Film Today offer up 93 minutes of entertainment from suspenseful and emotional dramas to zany comedies, and explore contemporary themes in Australian life.
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Our special guest for the evening, Genevieve Clay-Smith, an award winning Australian filmmaker who makes films with cinematic excellence that also inform and potentially change audiences’ attitudes about people with disabilities and marginalized people. We are showing one of her films in the program ( and we showed another of her films at the Embassy previously.
Genevieve Clay-Smith is an Australian film writer and director. She is an advocate of inclusive filmmaking. Her career as a writer and director began in 2009 when her film, starring a man with Down syndrome, won Australia’s largest short film festival, Tropfest. She is the co-Founder of Bus Stop Films, a pioneering, not-for-profit organisation that uses filmmaking and the film industry to raise the profile of people living with disabilities and other marginalised groups, on both sides of the camera. She attended the Hunter School or the Performing Arts and the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTERS).