Maree Delofski: Writer, Producer, Director

festivals and awards

Tanaka-san Will Not Do Callisthenics (Producer, Writer, Director, Cinematographer 75’ Australia 2008) Festivals/ Screenings: Recovering Lives Conference: National Museum of Australia, Canberra, Cork International Film Festival, Laborfest San Francisco, Yamagata International Documentary Festival, Canadian Labour International Film Festival (Best in Festival Award), Turkey: Istanbul 12th International 1001 Documentary Film Festival, Japan: Seikei University, Australia: SBSONE, Australia: Mount Vic Flicks, Mount Victoria, Israel: Haifa Cinemateque, 3rd International Labor Film Festival, Melbourne: Asialink Winter Series, Sydney: Friday Forum, Berlin: 6th Globians Documentary Film Festival

The Trouble with Merle (Researcher/Writer/Director 55’ Australia 2002)
Awarded:    NSW Premier’s History Award (Audiovisual)
Finalist:    NSW Premier’s Literary Awards – Scriptwriting; Australian Centre for Cultural Studies, ANU: Outstanding Contribution to Australian Culture; Mumbai International Film Festival (International Comp.)
Festivals/Forum:    Sydney International Film Festival; Malaysian Video Awards; Hawaii International Film Festival; Christchurch International Film Festival; Wellington Film Festival; India in the Australian Imagination Writers’ Forum, New Delhi; Mumbai International Film Festival; Riverside Studios London (2012)
Television:    ABC1, ABC2, Discovery + international

A Calcutta Christmas (Researcher/Writer/Director 55’ Australia 1998)
Awarded: Best of Festival, Silver Images USA; Silver Conch, Mumbai International Film Festival (International Comp.); Certificate of Merit, San Francisco International Film Festival; Bronze World Medal, New York Festivals; Gold Plaque, Intercom; Honourable Mention, Berlin EthnoFilm Fest
Finalist: AFI Awards: Best Documentary; AFI Awards: Best Director; Film Critics Circle of Australia, Best Documentary; Guangzhou International Documentary Festival; International Documentary Association, Distinguished Achievement in Documentary Award (USA)
Festivals: Berlin EthnoFilm Fest; Silver Images USA; Mumbai International Film Festival; San Francisco International Film Festival    ; Malaysian Video Awards; Hawaii International Film Festival; Film Division Festival New Delhi; Chingari South Asian Festival (USA); St John’s International Women’s Film and Video Festival (Canada); Hot Springs Documentary Festival (USA); Women on Women Festival (Australia); Australian High Commission Kuala Lumpur
Television:    SBS, Sundance Channel, Discovery + international

Every Little Breeze   (Writer/Director 25’ Australia 1992)
Nominated: Best Short Drama ATOM Awards
Awarded: Certificate of Merit, Cork International Film Festival
Festivals:    Sydney Film Festival; Frames Festival (Adelaide); Cork International Film Festival
Selected: Australian Film Commission Show reel, Cannes

Philippines my Philippines (Researcher/Producer (with Chris Nash) 72’ Australia 1989)
Awarded: Honourable Mention, San Francisco International Film Festival
Finalist: AFI Awards: Best Documentary; AFI Awards: Best Cinematography
Invited: Festival dei Popoli Italy (international competition); Yamagata International Film Festival Japan (international competition)
Screened: Theatrical screenings across Australia including 6 week season Chauvel cinema, Sydney
Television: SBS

Bats Over Sydney  (Co-producer, co-writer, co-director, 10’ Australia 1986)  Experimental
Screened: Chauvel Cinema Sydney, Frames Festival (Adelaide)