Tracey Rigney: Writer/Director

Tracey Rigney is a Wotjobaluk and Ngarrindjeri woman from Victoria. She wrote and directed Rebel Art, one of the short films in the feature film anthology, We Are Still Here, which opened the 2022 Sydney Film Festival. Her first film was Endangered, a half-hour documentary which screened on SBS in 2006. It appeared at the Melbourne International Film Festival 2005, where Tracey was awarded a Highly Commended Emerging Filmmaker Honourable Mention. Her directing credits include Steven Oliver’s web series, A Chance Affair, short films Man Real (selected for the Sydney Film Festival and the Melbourne International Film Festival) and  Abalone (Best Short Drama, ImagiNATIVE 2013), Thor: Ragnarok  (Assistant Director’s Attachment) and The Sapphires (Director’s Attachment).

Her screenwriting credits include the 2019 short film, Elders, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival before screening at multiple national and international festivals), The Warriors (TV series produced by Arenamedia for ABC), as well as her short films Man Real, Abalone and Endangered. Her playwriting credits include Belonging (Ilbijerri/Playbox Production Melbourne), How Blak R U? (Next Wave Festival Production Melbourne) and Hidden (Courthouse Youth Arts Centre Geelong 2003/4). In 2022, she wrote 2 plays for young audiences:  ‘Rella for Windmill Theatre Company and Someone in the Dark for Black Hole Theatre Company.


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