Hannah Moore is a filmmaker committed to social justice and inclusive storytelling. She has made short films that have played at national and international festivals and on SBS Television. She trained as an actor at the VCA in Melbourne and studied Creative Writing at Melbourne University before completing her Masters in the VCA film school as a writer/director. She has also trained in sketch comedy with The Groundlings in Los Angeles, The Clown School in Los Angeles as well as with Philippe Gaulier in Berlin. In 2018 she won Best Masters Production (VCA) for Love is a Lunatic City and a Golden Lens award for her short documentary Blessed Earth in China. She has been mentored by Belá Tarr and the late Abbas Kiarostami. She recently undertook a director’s attachment through Film Victoria on Halifax: Retribution. She has worked extensively with first time actors and marginalised young people, as well as in juvenile prisons, and her connections to community greatly influence her work.