Madeleine Humphreys is an emerging film, documentary and theatre director. Having moved to Sydney from Queensland’s North Stradebroke Island to attend NIDA, she has a specific interest in creating innovative content that pushes social and stylistic boundaries.
In November 2014, she graduated from the Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film, Television and New Media Productions). She was a finalist for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival Female Filmmaker Horizon Award and has had several of her films receive festival selection and awards at the West End Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Byron Bay Film Festival and Sydney Underground Film Festival.
Her directing credits include: an adaption of Machinal by Sophie Treadwell (NIDA/Wollongong Collaboration 2016), an adaption of Wolf Lullaby by Hilary Bell (NIDA/ACA Collaboration 2016), devised work Paralysis (NIDA/ACPA Collaboration 2016), short film Sparks (NIDA 2016) and Vampires by Myd Air (triple J Unearthed music video). Her film and documentary credits include: feature documentary Am I Perfect?, short film Jack + Jill, short film After Dark, music video First In Best Dress and short film Oedipus Complex. She has also directed several advertisements for the Triathlon Australia Triple Edge National Campaign, Biggest Loser Fitlink National Campaign and Contain Yourself Marketing National Campaign.
In 2017, Madeleine will be Resident Director at The Old Fitzroy Theatre.