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Angie Black

Director, Producer, Writer

Career Summary

Filmmaker/Director - feature and short films, television and TVC's Angie Black (she/they) is an award-winning Australian filmmaker/director. Their debut feature film, THE FIVE PROVOCATIONS (2018) premiered at The Melbourne Queer Film Festival and is distributed by Label Distribution. They are a recipient of the ‘Film Victoria’s Independent Filmmaker Fund’ for which they directed the award-winning short film BOWL ME OVER (2001) and has directed television commercials, both locally and abroad. Their extensive body of films explore innovative approaches to filmmaking, actively promote onscreen diversity and has screened at festivals around the globe, including Locarno, Frameline and Melbourne International Film Festivals. Black has a PhD on performance approaches in film production, a MA in screenwriting and is a graduate of the Swinburne Film School. Black is currently a Senior Lecturer in Film and Television at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), the University of Melbourne and specialises in filmmaking as practice-led research.


The Five Provocations trailer (2018)

Professional Credits

Festivals, Awards, Nominations

  • 2019, Finalist Best Feature Film, Wallachia International Film Festival, Bucharest, The Five Provocations
  • 2019, Finalist Best Feature Film Under $500K, OzFlix Independent Film Awards, Australia, The Five Provocations
  • 2018, Finalist Best Student Series, Melbourne Web Fest, Australia, REAL series Season 8
  • 2018, World Premiere 28th Melbourne Queer Film Festival, Australia, The Five Provocations
  • 2018, For Films Sakes (formerly World of Women’s Cinema) Film Festival, Australia, The Five Provocations
  • 2018, Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts (AACTA) Film Festival, Australia, The Five Provocations
  • 2018, Adelaide Film Festival, Australia, The Five Provocations
  • 2014, Winner Outstanding Youth Series, 2014 Community Television Antenna Awards, Australia, REAL series Season 4
  • 2008, Winner Audience Choice Award, Indie-Fest @ WOW Film Festival, Australia, Birthday Girl
  • 2001, Winner Best Comedy, St Kilda Film Festival, Australia, Bowl Me Over
  • 2001, Finalist Best Short Film, Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia, Bowl Me Over

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Directors Guild, since 2005
  • AFI/AACTA , since 2010
  • WIFT, since 2000

Education & Other Accreditation

  • 2019, La Trobe University, Australia, PhD
  • 2010, La Trobe University, Australia, Masters of Arts - Research
  • 1990, Swinburne Film School (VCA, University of Melbourne), Australia, BAFT

Special and Technical Skills

Performance direction Improvisation Story development

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