Lucy Gaffy is an award-winning filmmaker and master’s graduate of the AFTRS.
Lucy was the 2009 recipient of the European Union Travel Scholarship to travel to the DocPoint Festival in Helsinki to show her Documentary Century Witness and in 2010 was nominated for an Australian Directors Guild award and received an AFI nomination for her film The Love Song of Iskra Prufrock (Pr. Lyn Norfor, 2010), which subsequently screened at over 60 International Festivals. She was a recipient of the 2012 Screen NSW Emerging Filmmakers Fund with which she made her award-winning short The Gift. She received her second Directors Guild nomination for her short film The Fence (Pr. Kiki Dillon, 2013), which subsequently premiered at the prestigious Busan International Film Festival in South Korea.
Lucy was awarded Hot Shots funding through Screen Australia for her proof of concept short Dream Baby (Pr. Kiki Dillon), which she completed in 2015. Dream Baby had its World Premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival in August 2016 and won the 2016 AACTA Award for Best Short Film. It was also nominated in 2017 for the ADG Award for Best Direction in a Short Film.
In 2017 Lucy was invited to The Julliard School, New York, to be an observer. Lucy directed Episode 7 for Doctor Doctor (Easy Tiger Productions/ Channel Nine, 2017) Series 2. Producers were so impressed by Lucy that she was offered the chance to direct two episodes and co-direct another two with Ben Chessell for the shows third season.
Lucy is currently working on the upcoming Aquarius Films and Netflix production, The Unlisted (2019), for which she will be directing four episodes
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