Stephen McCallum is a rising talent in the Australian film and television landscape. Stephen’s debut feature 1% (2018), which was produced by See Pictures and stars Ryan Corr in the lead, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival where it earned stirring reviews and was picked up for US distribution by A24. The film went on to earn five AACTA nominations in all acting categories and for Best Original Screenplay.
He was the Second Unit Director on Endemol Shine’s and the Nine Network’s Gallipoli and was an attachment on the feature film Cut Snake (dir. Tony Ayres). His documentary works include the ABC funded street art documentary ReFace (2009), and the making of featurette for Ben C. Lucas' acclaimed film, Wasted on the Young (2009).
As a music video director, Stephen has a portfolio of over twenty clips, including artists such as Snowman, End of Fashion and Sugar Army. He was awarded the WAMI and WA Screen Award twice for best music video. Additionally, Stephen directed GetUp! Australia's It's Time (2011) viral spot, as part of their campaign for marriage equality. The clip was an online sensation with over 16,000,000 hits, winning Best Viral Advert from AdNews.
Stephen is currently developing two feature films with prominent international and Australian based production companies; Animal Logic’s genre arm Truant Pictures and The Penguin Empire.
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