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Hannah Dougherty

Director, Screenwriter



last update 2020-04-05
AlumBerlin 2020
CountryAustralia
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Hannah has directed, shot, edited and animated music videos, television commercials and award-winning short films. She gained representation in Australia by Velvet.la as a director under the mentorship of the well-respected Jeffrey Darling and her dedication and reputation for storytelling has catapulted her from Sydney to Melbourne, New York, Paris and Barcelona, settling in Vancouver. Five of her short films have been selected to screen in international film festivals such as VIFF, Flickerfest, MINT and FilmBath UK, her most recent opening Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. she has been awarded with Best Editing, People’s Choice, a Vimeo Staff Pick and the chance to take part in TedX Sydney. Hannah is currently producing a new documentary web series investigating the human experience with a focus on the importance of mental health, the first episode of which is currently on the festival circuit. The series is called Sockumentaries and each subject is played by a sock puppet alter ego to create a safe and anonymous space for participants to be vulnerable and open. Her mission has been to learn firsthand the many mediums and languages of filmmaking in order to communicate with her cast, crew, and audience to create engaging stories that make a difference and this challenge has seen her working with a variety of storytelling mediums from live-action and hand-painted animation with a focus on stop motion and puppetry.

Sample of work

Filmography

image of Broken: A Sockumentary Trailer
Broken: A Sockumentary Trailer
Documentary
2020
7 min



image of Theo and Celeste
Theo and Celeste
Animated Fiction
2018
3 min



image of Mates
Mates
Comedy
2017
5 min



image of Spaceman Jones
Spaceman Jones
Animated Fiction
2017
7 min



Interested In

Collaborative Working • Drama Series • Human Rights • Hybrid Formats • Indigenous Cinema • Low Budget • Philosophy • Queer Cinema • Web Series • Women Empowerment • Animation • Art/Experimental • Children/Youth • Documentary • Drama • Fantasy/Science Fiction • Road Movie • Romantic Comedy • Short Film • Thriller • Western

Looking For

Cinematographer • Composer • Co-Production • Distributor • Editor • Producer • Production Designer • Sales Agent • Screenwriter • Sound Designer • Australia & New Zealand • Canada & USA