Bio

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Director Producer

Graduate BA Screen, Australian Film Television & Radio School AFTRS (2015-2017)

Hate Dance (2018) 15 mins | drama 

graduation film for the Australian Film Television & Radio School

written and directed by Beverley Callow, produced by Eero Heinonen, starring Renee Lim and Taylor Wiese

a film about racism and dance

Man Shark (2017) 20 secs | noir 

written and directed by Beverley Callow, for #killthefintrade campaign with 72andsunny, Sea Shepherd and AFTRS

selected to screen at Semi Permanent, Carriageworks, Sydney

Leaving Bartholomew (2016) 7 mins | monologue

written and directed by Beverley Callow, starring Imogen Sage

a woman ends her relationship with a bath

Windchime (2015) 5 mins | experimental | audio

written, directed, cinematography, edited & sound design by Beverley Callow

an attack experienced through the eyes and ears of a very old woman

with Marilyn Gotlieb

The Salt Maiden (2014) 15 mins | myth 

written by Donna Cameron, produced and directed by Beverley Callow, starring Renee Lim, Cameron Sowden and Sandra Campbell

filmed on Coochiemudlo Island, Moreton Bay, Queensland

a woman moves to an island to overcome her mysterious fear of drowning but to cross the strait, she must put her life in the hands of the ferryman

World Premiere Cannes Court Métrage 2014, Australian Premiere Lines In the Sand Festival, North Stradbroke Island 2014, Actors Anonymous Film Festival Sydney 2014, Girls Together Outrageously 2014 Melbourne, Trispace Gallery Film London 2014Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival France 2015, Best Short Film, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, at Port Stephens Film Festival 2014, Best Film at Coasties Film Festival 2015

Happy Anniversary (2010) 4 mins | mobile phone | drama

written by Nicky Davis, directed by Stephen Carnell, produced by Beverley Callow, starring Kate Buchanan

a women films a video message to explain why she isn’t at her parents 50th wedding anniversary

presented at a forum at the NSW Parliament House in 2012 to change legislation to allow victims of sexual abuse to receive fairer compensation from the Catholic Church

Official Selection Mobile Screenfest Sydney 2010 – Best Actress, Official Selection, Movil Film Fest Spain 2010 – Best Script & Best Actress, Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market France 2012, Official Selection, Festival International des Très Courts in Paris 2012 and screened in 70 cities internationally, Official Selection Filmvideo Montecatini, Italy 2012, Official Selection, Best Film Festival 2016

Love Buttons (2009) 17 mins | silent film

written and directed by Beverley Callow starring James Daley

A pink-bicycle-riding, button salesman steals hearts until he is chased into the Australian bush where he finds true love

Collaboration with mime James Daley and saxophonist Lee Hardisty

Honorable Mention at Coasties Film Festival NSW,  2009. Judges, Margaret Pomeranz and Don MacAlpine

Other recent

Byron Bay International Film Festival (2018) Co_Lab_Create Symposium and Make Diversity Reality XR Incubator – Workshops Manager

Tall Stories Film Festival (2018) at Townsville Cultural Festival. Micro-documentary film festival – Founder

Escape By Sea (2018), writer Melissa Lee-Speyer, dir. Aku Louhimes & Eero Heinonen, prod. Eero Heinonen – based on the true story by Ensio Tiira of his suvival at sea on a life raft as a refugee in the 1950’s, filmed in Sydney – Line Producer

Yellow Spit Fish or: How I Learned To Dog Whistle (2018), writer Bianca Tomchin & Mat Harvey, dir. Mat Harvey – a satire about an investigative journalist fake news and a cult, set in sugar cane country, mid-north NSW – Producer

Married At First Sight (2018) – Reality TV Show, Nine Network – Production Runner

The Investment Series (2017), TV Show, Nine Network – Editor Intern

Tropfest 25 (2017) – Filmmaker and Industry Liaison

Tropfest 25 (2017) – Organiser Tropfest 25 Craft Awards

Blue Murder: Killer Cop (2017), TV Mini-series, Nine Network – Production Attachment

Hacksaw Ridge (2016), dir. Mel Gibson – 2nd Unit Production Secretary

Australian Director’s Guild – Associate Member

WIFT NSW (2015-2016) – Social Media Coordinator

WIFT VIC (2011-2013) – Board Member

Screen Producers Australia (2011) – Emerging Producer’s Scheme