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.

Based between Nashville, Los Angeles and Sydney, Jacobie is currently in post production for singer/songwriter Wesley Dean’s Crazy Hearts Across America tour documentary and music videos. She has also co-hosted and created two seasons of the The Short Film Pod, a podcast about the ups and downs of short filmmaking with producer Leonie Marsh, and directed the music video Far Away From Here for singer/songwriter Liz Huett.

Jacobie’s three short films have enjoyed international success with her third film The Beehive, based on the relationship between 1960’s pop icons Andy Warhol and Edie Sedgwick, premiering at Tribeca Film Festival in 2017. 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 after premiering at Palm Springs International ShortFest in 2015. Her debut short, Cavity, was a Tropfest Australia Top 16 finalist in 2014 and won the Audience Choice Award at Cinematic Arts Film Festival.

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).