Kathy Drayton comes to filmmaking from a background in editing. She wrote, directed and edited two short films in her early career, both of which screened in Australian and international film festivals, and she edited a variety of award-winning short films for her peers. After working as an editor for SBS Television for 15 years, she left to write and direct the documentary Girl in a Mirror: A Portrait of Carol Jerrems, which was highly acclaimed both nationally and internationally. She has made The Weather Diaries as the major component of a doctorate she's completing at the University of Technology, Sydney.
“The film strikes a hard-won balance of optimism and pessimism, fear and hope, melancholia and illumination.” - Adrian Martin, Screenhub
“A poetic, evocative and confronting reflection on the psychological stresses of climate change on everyday lives...