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Sophie Hyde Sophie Hyde i(6778798 works by)
Gender: Female
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Sophie Hyde is co-director of Closer Productions. She has worked as a director and producer of documentaries, dance films, music clips, fashion and theatre.

In 2019, her film Animals (scripted by British writer Emma Jane Unsworth from Unsworth's novel of the same name) debuted at Sundance (28 January 2019).

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2014 winner Sundance Film Festival (USA) Best Directing Award for 52 Tuesdays
2012 Sidney Myer Creative Fellowship

Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon The Hunting ( dir. Ana Kokkinos et. al. )agent Adelaide : Closer Productions , 2019 16903484 2019 series - publisher film/TV

'THE HUNTING intimately and dramatically imagines the lives of four teenagers, their teachers and their families throughout the lead up, revelation and aftermath of a nude teen photo scandal. When two high school teachers discover students are sharing explicit photos of their underage friends and peers online, the revelation has unbearable consequences for their students and their families. Tackling themes of misogyny, privacy, sexuality and sexualisation, online exploitation, masculinity and gender, the series uses this singular event as a way of exploring some of the most pressing issues of our time and offering a vital portrait of contemporary, multicultural Australia.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 winner AWGIE Awards Television Award Telemovie or Mini-series of 4 Hours or Less Duration
2019 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Telefeature or Mini Series
form y separately published work icon 52 Tuesdays ( dir. Sophie Hyde ) Australia : Closer Productions , 2014 6778858 2014 single work film/TV

'16-year-old Billie's reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons. Filmed over the course of a year, once a week, every week - only on Tuesdays - these unique filmmaking rules bring a rare authenticity to this emotionally charged exploration of desire, responsibility and transformation.'

2014 shortlisted Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Original Screenplay
2014 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Original Screenplay
2014 winner AWGIE Awards Film Award Original
2014 winner Berlin International Film Festival Generations 14plus
2014 selected Sundance Film Festival (USA) World dramatic competition
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