Leticia Cáceres is one of Australia’s most highly regarded directors for theatre who is now making the transmission to the screen. Leticia has directed some of Australia’s most acclaimed and awarded theatre productions, this includes The Drover’s Wife, Going Down and Barbara and the Camp Dogs.
As a filmmaker, in 2017 Leticia completed a foundations course in Film and TV at the Victorian Collage of the Arts. Her first short film Wild, won the London Film Awards’ ‘Golden Lion - Best First Time Director’. In 2018 Wild was also selected for screening at the Setting Sun Film Festival (Melbourne), and won the ‘Next Gen Student Film Award’ at the inaugural Melbourne Women in Film Festival.
Leticia’s second film The True History of Billie the Kid won ‘Best Student Film’ at the London Independent Film Awards and was screened at The Melbourne International Film Festival for which Leticia was selected to be a part of MIFF’S 2018 Accelorator Program. The True History of Billie the Kid has won four international film awards in total, including Best Student Film at the London Independent Film Awards, it has also screened at numerous international film festivals.
Leticia is a recipient of Screen Australia’s Gender Matters grant - Brilliant Careers. In 2018 she was also selected to participate in Screen Australia’s Developing the Developer initiative.
Leticia recently completed an attachment on Princess Pictures/Channel10’s TV series How to Stay Married by Peter Helliar, with comedy TV director Natalie Bailey and with Peter Helliar. In 2019 Leticia is also set to complete and attachment with Leah Purcell on the much-anticipated feature film The Drover’s Wife.
Leading Virtual Reality company Star VR, a company that aims to provide traditional storytellers an opportunity to create new works in the evolving medium of virtual and augmented reality, announced that Leticia will be their second artist-in-residence. Leticia will be developing Steve Vizard’s chamber opera The Space Between into a virtual reality experience.
Leticia is currently adapting the hit stage comedy Going Down with multi award winning writer Michele Lee into a web series with Executive Producer, Amanda Higgs.
For enquiries regarding Leticia Cáceres, please contact us via email or on (02) 9319 7199.