Jacobie Gray – Writer & Director

A Queensland University of Technology acting graduate, Jacobie transitioned into talent management and casting before coming full circle creatively to work as a writer/director in 2010.

Her most recent short film The Beehive, based on the relationship between 1960’s pop icons Andy Warhol and Edie Sedgwick, premiered at Tribeca Film Festival this year. Her second short film, The Aquarium, won Best Short Film at Female Eye Festival, Best Achievement in Screenplay at St Kilda Film Festival and The Australian Screen Editors Guild Award for Best Editing in a Short Film. Her debut short, Cavity, was a Tropfest Australia Top 16 finalist and won the Audience Choice Award at Cinematic Arts Film Festival. Jacobie is currently developing her first independent feature film, Weightless, a narrative drama about a mother dealing with her teenage son’s mental illness.

For theatre, Jacobie directed Wild Honey and What it Feels Like (QUT) and was assistant director on The Seafarer (Darlinghurst Theatre Co), The New Electric Ballroom (Griffin Independent), The Dark of the Moon (ACTT) and A Streetcar Named Desire (QUT).

Jacobie has also studied at UCLA Extension, AFTRS, Metro Screen and Stella Adler School of Acting (NY).