Bonnie Moir is a Melbourne based filmmaker who brings a unique sensitivity and insight to her work as a director and is driven to tell engrossing stories that explore the complexities of the human condition.
In 2023 Bonnie began production on the 6 part, television series EXPOSURE, commissioned by Stan and distributed by All3Media International. The series is produced through THIRDBORN by award-winning producers Nicole O’Donohue, Justin Kurzel and Shaun Grant.
In 2022 Bonnie directed all six episodes of season 2 of LOVE ME, starring Hugo Weaving, Bojana Novakovic and Heather Mitchell, for Warner Brothers Australia and Foxtel.
Bonnie’s short film NOT DARK YET, was nominated for the 2024 AACTA Award for Best Short Film. The film stars Richard Moir (ROUND THE TWIST, HEATWAVE), as an elderly man with a debilitating disease, who is confined to his room in an aged care facility and struggles with his son’s abrupt departure, played by Nick Denton (DANGEROUS LIAISONS).
Bonnie’s 2019 short film, WE’RE NOT HERE, was shot in rural Mexico and executive produced by John Logan (ALIEN: COVENANT, SKYFALL, and GLADIATOR). The film screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival and Outfest LA supported by HBO, as well as going on to win the Best Screenplay Award at the Melbourne Queer FF in 2020 and the Best Cinematography Award at The Reel Good Film Festival in 2021. Bonnie’s other short film BRIDGE, screened internationally at festivals including the Palm Springs International Film Festival, Hollyshorts LA and The Maryland Film Festival, it was also awarded a Vimeo Staff Pick.
Bonnie assisted celebrated Australian director Garth Davis on his debut feature film LION, starring Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel, and again on his sophomore film MARY MAGDALENE (2018), starring Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix. In 2022 Bonnie worked alongside Garth for a third time, directing second unit on his feature film, FOE, starring Saoirse Ronan and Paul Mescal.
Bonnie was also the director’s attachment on the critically acclaimed BBC One series THE CRY (2018) under award-winning Australian director Glendyn Ivin, going on to be 2nd Unit Director for Ivin on his feature PENGUIN BLOOM (2021), starring Naomi Watts.