Madeleine Parry

Madeleine Parry

Madeleine is a writer, director, producer and host whose work traverses television, film, documentary, comedy and virtual reality.

She has written, directed and presented award-winning immersive documentaries for the ABC’s Maddie Parry series, directed the critically acclaimed first Australian Netflix Original Comedy Special, Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette and directed the ABC’s comedy series Corey White’s Roadmap To Paradise. She’s also been a shooter/producer of SBS’s highest rating documentary series, Struggle Street, and is in development on an untitled Screen Australia supported virtual reality documentary.

Her broadcast documentary Meatwork was awarded Best Direction by the Australian Director’s Guild (ADG), her short film Murder Mouth won multiple best film awards and was screened internationally, and the series in which she immersed herself in complicated topics for the ABC the Maddie Parry series, was nominated for Best Documentary Series by the ADG.

With 10 years’ experience in storytelling, Madeleine has a nuanced voice, skills that allow for deep connection with contributors and slate of diverse projects.

Madeleine Parry

Television

NANETTE
Director
1 x 70-minute stand-up special. Netflix 2018
COREY WHITE’S ROADMAP TO PARADISE
Director
15 x 10-min documentary comedy series. ABC 2018
STRUGGLE STREET (Series 2)
Shooter/Producer
6 x 1-hour documentary series. SBS 2017
THE GODDAMN ELECTION! WITH JOHN SAFRAN
Field Producer/Contributing Writer
1-hour documentary special. SBS 2016
MADDIE PARRY: TOUGH JOBS
Writer / Director / Presenter
3 x half-hour documentaries. ABC 2015
MEATWORK
Writer / Director / Presenter
1 half-hour documentary. ABC 2012

 

Film

RUNNING 62
Executive Producer / Co-Director / Cinematographer
Short documentary film, 10 minutes. Adelaide Film Festival 2018
WALK
Director / Cinematographer / Editor
Short documentary film, 20 minutes. Adelaide Film Festival 2015
MURDER MOUTH
Writer / Director / Presenter / Editor
Short documentary film, 17 minutes. St Kilda Film Festival 2011 Slamdance 2012

 

Virtual Reality

UNTITLED TENT BOXING PROJECT
Director
In Development. Screen Australia 2018/2019
RUNNING 62: THE ARRIVAL
Director / Editor
Virtual Reality Documentary, 10 minutes. Adelaide Film Festival 2018

 

Research

MURDER IN MISSISSIPPI
Field researcher. Authored by John Safran. Penguin 2013

 

Awards & Scholarships

2016 Australian Director’s Guild: Best Direction in a Documentary Series for Maddie Parry: Tough Jobs
2013 Australian Director’s Guild: WINNER Best Direction in a Documentary (Standalone) for Meatwork
2012 BHP Biliton Film and New Media Scholarship
2012 Shorts Film Festival: WINNER Second Prize for Murder Mouth
2011 IF Awards: Best Short Documentary for Murder Mouth
2011 Bondi Short Film Festival: WINNERBest Film for Murder Mouth
2011 SASA: WINNER People’s Choice Award for Murder Mouth
2011 CineGlobe International Film Festival: WINNER Best Film for Murder Mouth

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