Kacie Anning

Kacie Anning

Kacie Anning is a Sydney-based writer and director. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film & Television from the Queensland University of Technology and is a directing graduate of the Australian Film Television Radio School, where she was awarded the Foxtel Scholarship for Exceptional New Talent in 2011.

In 2017, Kacie made her long form narrative debut directing all six episodes of Matt Okine’s break-up comedy The Other Guy for Stan, produced by Aquarius Films and eOne. Prior to this, she earned credits directing the kids sketch comedy series You’re Skitting Me for ABC3, as well as the sketch comedy series Wham Bam Thank-You Ma’am for ABC & iView in Australia and NBC’s Seeso platform in the US.

Kacie’s calling card was the online comedy series Fragments of Friday which she wrote, directed and starred in, with news.com.au heralding Kacie as ‘Australia’s answer to Amy Schumer’ and The Huffington Post celebrating the show’s ‘unashamedly bold superstar female talent.’ Fragments of Friday has been selected for various international festivals including Raindance Film Festival where it won Best Ensemble Cast. In 2016, Kacie won the Australian Directors Guild Award for Best Direction in an Original Online Project for Series 2 of Fragments of Friday.

Kacie currently works as a freelance writer / director / performer and continues to develop several projects across short and longform comedy and drama.

Kacie Anning

Directing

2017

The Other Guy, Series 1
6 x 30 min for Stan/ Aquarius Films
Producers: Angie Fielder, Polly Staniford, Cecilia Ritchie and Alice Willison

Flickerfest: Promotional Trailer
1 x 2 min trailer  Paper Moose
Producer: Michelle Hardy

Wham Bam Thank-You Ma’am, Series 1
12 x sketches for ABC iView & Seeso (US)
Producer: Michelle Hardy

You’re Skitting Me, Series 3
26 x 12 min for ABC3/CJZ
Producers: Toni Malone and Damian Davis

2015

Viral Girl – Festival of Dangerous Ideas for Sydney Opera House
Web Series: 5 x 3 min episodes/The Feds
Producer: Michael Cook

Fragments of Friday, Series 2
Web Series: 6 x 10 min episodes/Endemol Australia
Exec Producer: Michael Horrocks, Producer: Courtney Wise

Minister For Men – All About Women Festival for Sydney Opera House
Web Series: 3 x 4 min episodes/Motion Picture Company
Producer: Liz Topen

First & Second
Short Film (Drama: 8 mins)
Producer: Kacie Anning 

2014

Travel Bug: Fairfax Media
1 x 60 sec Online, 1 x 15 sec Online (TVC)
The Feds/Producer: Michael Cook

“Start Something”: Peter Jackson
4 x 60 sec TVCs
The Feds/Producer: Michael Cook

2013

Emu
Short Film (Black Comedy: 13 mins)
Producer: Sarah Bishop

2012

Fragments of Friday, Series 1
Web Series: 6 x 5 minute episodes
Producer: Kacie Anning, Post Producer; Courtney Wise

  • Australian Director’s Guild Awards: Best Direction in an Original Online Project 2016
  • Best Ensemble Cast: Raindance Film Festival, Buenos Aires Webfest, Online Video Awards 2016
  • Best Comedy: Online Video Awards 2016

Far From You
Short Film (Documentary: 11 mins)
AFTRS/Producer: Kacie Anning

2011

This Happenstance
Short Film (Drama: 14 mins) AFTRS
Producers: Anna Slowiak & John Beohm

Problems With A Girl & A Unicorn
Short Film  (Comedy: 12 mins)    AFTRS
Producers: Brian Cobb & John Beohm

EDUCATION

Australian Film Television Radio School (AFTRS): Graduate Diploma in Directing (2011)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT): Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film / TV (with Distinction)

OTHER

  • Gender Matters Funding 2016: ‘Jumper’ pilot script produced by Porchlight Films
  • AFTRS Foxtel Exceptional New Talent 2011
  • Queensland New Filmmaker Awards: Best Producer 2010
  • Queensland New Filmmaker Awards: Innovation of Form Award 2010
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