‘Our kids need that’: Genevieve Clay-Smith on creating the ABC’s first certified Inclusively Made production, ‘Fizzy & Suds’
IF Magazine 23 February, 2024 by Sean Slatter When preschool series Fizzy & Suds airs on the ABC next month, viewers will not only be treated to the writing and directing of Genevieve Clay-Smith, but also the voice work of her two-year-old twins and the ballet...
by Staff Writer July 20, 2021 Bus Stop Films continues to expand, announcing today it will launch its Accessible Film Studies Program for people with living with disability in NSW’s Blue Mountains. In partnership with Blue Mountains City Council, Bus Stop Films will...
The new documentary explores how children with disabilities are treated within the healthcare and education systems.
Genevieve is set to direct her first feature film, Baby Cat – but first the team needs to find their leading lady!
After a decade of pioneering inclusive filmmaking in Australia, I’ve been overwhelmed to encapsulate my inclusive filmmaking process and inclusive filmmaking value system in the Inclusive Toolkit. The toolkit is a free resource designed to help the film industry become more disability confident in hiring people with disability both in front and behind the camera. Our method of inclusive filmmaking has been backed by research and ten years of practice.
SBS visited the set of SEE ME, a new inclusive film from Bus Stop Films. It coincided with the launch of the Inclusive Toolkit. SBS interviewed the film’s star and story originator – Audrey O’Connor and the film’s director, Genevieve Clay-Smith on the importance of inclusion in film and tv.
Genevieve has been nominated for an Australian Director’s Guild Award for best direction in a documentary series. She has been nominated for her direction of episode 1 of season 1 of Perspective Shift, her first long form television credit. Genevieve developed the series for the Attitude Foundation.
A Blue Mountain’s filmmaker’s short film Goundhog Night, will screen at the Sydney Film Festival, streaming online from June 10.