Thursday 8 July, 2021
Screen Queensland CEO Kylie Munnich and Queensland screen practitioner and proud Bardi woman Chantelle Murray join in conversation this NAIDOC Week 2021. Chantelle is a passionate storyteller who develops her own content with a focus on Aboriginal History. In the webinar, Chantelle will discuss what this year’s NAIDOC Week theme “Heal Country!” means to her and how it applies to her creative works as a filmmaker with a focus on Indigenous women as storytellers.
ABOUT CHANTELLE MURRAY
Chantelle Murray began her career as a performer, but found her true passion behind the camera as a writer and director. Chantelle’s passion for storytelling and unique artistic perspective has earnt her credits on a range of projects. Her debut directing piece My Name Is Mudju (Supported by Screen Queensland) was released in 2020, screening at Bronze Lens Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, CinefestOZ, touring with Flickerfest nation-wide, and winning best short film at Rotorua Indigenous Film Festival. Her second film Shed (2019), supported by Screen Australia, ABC and Screen Queensland, opened at Sydney Film Festival last year, and screened at WINDA and CinefestOZ Film Festivals. Chantelle has been attached to international productions including Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis biopic, Gone Baby Gone, Bloody Hell, Tidelands and, most recently, Thor: Love and Thunder shadowing Taika Waititi.