Amy Gebhardt

Posted on June 17th, by gspf in 2014 Artists. Comments Off on Amy Gebhardt

Amy Gebhardt

Site Number: Site 24
Site Location: Gertrude Contemporary
Artwork Title: INTO THE SUN

INTO THE SUN is a visual Haiku, depicting the interconnectedness between the human spirit and the weather.

After graduating from a Bachelor of Laws & Arts and then a Masters in Directing at AFTRS, Gebhardt has made many screen works for both the film and visual art worlds.

In acknowledgment of her multi-dimensional screen work, Amy was awarded Kodak Australia’s New Director of 2008 and nominated for the Rising Talent Award at the IF Awards. In 2008, she also won the Australian Film Commission award for Excellence in Directing in recognition of her work at AFTRS.

In 2011 she completed a unique project partnering with Screen Australia and Youtube to create an experimental work from 100% user-generated content depicting a journey into the Australian psyche. We Were Here was nominated for the IF Award for Best Short Documentary.

Dividing her time between moving image artworks and film projects, Amy is currently a resident director at Exit Films and recently directed 2nd Macbeth starring Michael Fassbender.


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