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Margot Nash

Margot Nash is an award winning filmmaker and a Senior Lecturer in the School of Communications at the University of Technology, Sydney where she teaches screenwriting and Australian independent film history. Her research areas are the theory and practice of screenwriting, subtext and the gaps and silences in history. She has published in the international Journal of Screenwriting and is a member of the SRN (Screenwriting Research Network), AWG (Australian Writers Guild), ASDA (Australian Screen Directors Association) and the Australian Cinema Pioneers. Her credits include the experimental short Shadow Panic (wr, prod, dir 1989) and the feature dramas Vacant Possession (wr, dir 1994) and Call Me Mum (dir 2005). In 2012 she was the Filmmaker in Residence at Z├╝rich University of the Arts where she began developing a personal essay feature documentary about family secrets. The Silences was completed in March 2015.

See www.margotnash.com

Filmography

CALL ME MUM »

Set in the recent past, the AFI award-winning Call Me Mum is a series of interlinked monologues where five characters unravel a complex tale of mothering, race relations and family in Australia...

SILENCES, THE »

WINNER! AWGIE Award for Best Documentary (Public Broadcast or Exhibition) from the Australian Writers Guild, October 2016 A film about family secrets and the ties of love, loss and kinship between a mother and daughter...

VACANT POSSESSION »

A welcome re-release of the acclaimed dramatic feature film from 1994, written and directed by Margot Nash (director of The Silences, also available from Ronin Films)...