Cate Shortland at the Berlinale 2017
10 August 1968 |
Temora, New South Wales, Australia
|Spouse(s)||Tony Kravitz (m. 2009)|
Cate Shortland (born 10 August 1968) is an Australian writer and director of film and television.
She has created several award winning short films: Strap on Olympia (1995); Pentuphouse (1998); Flower Girl (2000); and Joy (2000)
Her second feature, Lore, had its Australian premiere at the 2012 Sydney Film Festival. It won at the Locarno International Film Festival in August 2012 the Prix du Public UBS. In November the film won the Bronze Horse for best film at the Stockholm International Film Festival. The film was selected as the Australian entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.
In 2015 she announced she was working on a third feature film, Berlin Syndrome. Based on the book of the same name by Melanie Joosten the film starred Teresa Palmer as an Australian photojournalist who becomes imprisoned in the apartment of a man she has a one-night stand with. The film premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
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