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Taylor Ferguson

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Film/Television Writer & Director

Taylor Ferguson is writer, director and actor, starring in productions including CLICKBAIT, FIRES, and GLITCH.

Taylor’s first short film which she wrote and directed, TOUGH, premiered at Melbourne International Film Festival 2021 and subsequently screened at Sydney Film Festival 2021, San Francisco International Film Festival 2022 and FlickerFest International Film Festival 2022. Taylor won the Rouben Mamoulian Award for Best Director at Sydney Film Festival, Best Director at Flickerfest International Film Festival, Best Female Director at Cannes Indie Shorts Awards, Best First Time Filmmaker Short at Hollywood Shortsfest, and Silver at Cannes Young Lions – all in 2022.

In 2022 Taylor had her television debut, directing three episodes of the STAN series YEAR OF for Roadshow Rough Diamond.

Taylor directed episode 4 of Kindling Pictures new drama series FAKE for Paramount+ adapted for screen by Anya Beyersdorf from Stephanie Wood’s book of the same name, starring Asher Keddie and David Wenham. Asher Keddie is Executive Producing alongside Imogen Banks and Emelyne Palmer.

Taylor is also a commercial and music video director. She was awarded Emerging Director of the year for the AWARD Awards in 2023 and nominated for the 2022 Australian Director’s Guild Award for Best Music Video for STATE OF FIGHT, by renowned Australian band Boy & Bear.

On her development slate, Taylor is currently writing her debut feature film LIPPY PALM with producer Nicole O’Donohue, along with an original television series she has created PICK UP with Kindling Pictures. Taylor has contributed in various writers’ rooms for Matchbox Pictures, Roadshow Rough Diamond, Kindling Pictures and Wildflower Films.

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