Article published in the National Council on Intellectual Disability’s journal – Interaction Vol 28 #3 Issue 2015
Genevieve was thrilled to have the opportunity to share her process and philosophies behind her inclusive filmmaking projects in the NCID’s journal “Interaction”.
Genevieve along with 2015 NSW local hero Rev Graham Long, 2015 NSW Australian of the year Debora Lee-Furness and youth advocate Jules Allen toured around regional Australia visiting schools to encourage the youth of Australia’s country towns.
Genevieve has been shortlisted for three awards in B&T’s Women in Media awards; Creative, Community/Pro-bono and Rising Star.
Genevieve has been named as a semi-finalist in the women of the future awards, and is up for a 10k prize to be put towards developing a film studies curriculum based on the workshops and course plans she has devised over the past four years.
The first Australian film directed by people with disabilities, has been accepted into an Oscar qualifying film festival.
Genevieve’s creative agency Taste Creative, has been nominated for emerging agency of the year!
Genevieve Clay-Smith has won Best Director in the student film category at the Australian Director’s Guild Awards, held on May 8th at the Sofitel on Collins in Melbourne.
Genevieve was delighted to support the work Wesley Disability Services as a keynote at Wesley Doves fundraiser in the beautiful setting of the QVB Tearoom.