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Angie Black - Filmmaker and Director bio

Angie Black founded Black Eye Films in 1999 as an independent, Melbourne based, production company that supports the promotion and visibility of women on and behind the screen. The FIVE Provocations (2018) is the first feature film to be produced through the company that adheres to these principals.

Angie is a multi-award winning filmmaker and director. She has directed more than ten short films, most of which have screened at festivals around the globe, including Locarno and Melbourne International Film Festivals.

Angie has directed television commercials locally and abroad, and is a recipient of Film Victoria’s Independent Filmmaker Fund in which she directed the award winning short film Bowl Me Over (2000).

She has been the recipient of two Film Victoria directors’ attachments and her short film Birthday Girl (2008) won the on-line audience choice award at the WOW film festival. Angie’s film Disnature (2012) was produced for the art project Nature in the Dark and was a finalist in the Best Experimental category at the IPAF 2013 ATOM Awards. 

Angie is a screen production lecturer and researcher at La Trobe University where she specialises in filmmaking and screenwriting practice-based research. Angie’s MA in Screenwriting incorporated both thesis and a speculative fiction screenplay Know Fate. She is currently completing her practice-based research PhD which investigates alternative film practice and form.

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