Come and hear acclaimed director Dustin Feneley speak about his debut feature film Stray which recently won Best Direction in a Feature Film with a budget under $1 million at the 2019 Australian Directors’ Guild Awards. Stray achieved a theatrical release in New Zealand in 2018, garnering strong box office and widespread critical acclaim.
Stray received support through the Directors’ Lab at the Binger Filmlab in Amsterdam, and had its world premiere at the Moscow International Film Festival, where its lead actor won the Best Actor award.
A dual citizen of Australia and New Zealand and a graduate of VCA Film School in Melbourne, Dustin’s short films have won numerous awards and prizes. Snow premiered at the Cannes Film Festival's Cinefondation section in 2006.
You can access Stray here before the session.