Hundreds of indie film buffs poured into the pre SOLD OUT 9th Annual Bondi Short Film Festival at the iconic Bondi Pavilion on Bondi Beach. The winner of Best Script was Genevieve Clay’s Frances and Annie represented by Oyster Magazine and presented by Film Ink publisher Dov Kornits and Oyster publisher Monica Nakata. Frances and Annie took a refreshing, honest look at the stereotypes of disabled people and starred Tracie Sammut, an actress with Down Syndrome who has starred in numerous TV shows and films.
Young filmmaker GENEVIEVE CLAY made quite a splash at Tropfest with her funny, deeply moving film BE MY BROTHER, which was inspired by a very special young man.
Genevieve Clay hasn’t even shaken the Chancellor’s hand yet and she’s already won first prize in the world’s largest short film festival, Sydney’s own Tropfest.
IN A quiet moment in an otherwise hectic week, Genevieve Clay hugged the star of her Tropfest-winning short film.
Newcastle filmmaker Genevieve Clay has won Tropfest 2009 with her short film Be My Brother.