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Celeste Geer

Camera Operator, Director, Producer

Career Summary

Celeste is a Walkley Award winning filmmaker. She produces and directs intimate, character based documentaries and directs high end commercials with social agendas. She has recently joined Revolver’s roster of directors. While the advertising work sharpens her storytelling skills, Celeste’s documentary practice brings authenticity and insight to her commercial projects. Across all platforms, Celeste seeks to distil raw moments of courage and beauty in unexpected places. Inspired by the infinite possibilities of human existence and the universality of our strengths and frailties, Celeste's own films have screened widely and won awards. Broadcast TV Highlights include "Then The Wind Changed" (ABC TV) “Keeping Australia Alive” ( ABC TV, 2016 ). She was also a director on the SBS series “Filthy, Rich and Homeless “ (SBS, 2017) and a Catalyst Science Documentary on Sleep (ABC TV, 2018). Innately curious, Celeste is always looking to create fresh ways for audiences to question, feel and connect.

Professional Credits

Festivals, Awards, Nominations

  • 2012, Walkley Award Best Documentary Winner, Australia, Then The Wind Changed
  • 2013, AACTA Award Best Documentary under 1 Hour Winner, Australia, Then The Wind Changed
  • 2013, Best Factual at Logies (Nomination), Australia, Then The Wind Changed
  • 2011, IDFA Nomination Best Documentary Mid Length, The Netherlands, Then The Wind Changed
  • 2012, Best Director ADG (Nomination), Australia, Then The Wind Changed
  • 2013, New Dehli Australian Film Showcase, India, Then The Wind Changed
  • 2017, Cannes Gold Lion, France, ANZ Pocket Money
  • 2006, MIFF Best Humanitarian Documentary, Australia, Veiled Ambition

Professional Memberships

  • AACTA Documentary Branch, 2018
  • ADG, 2018

Education & Other Accreditation

  • 1996, University of Melbourne, Australia, LLB / BA (Hons)
  • 1999, VCA, Australia, Post Grad Diploma in Documentary Film Making

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