Justine Kerrigan (DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRPHY)
Originally training as a photographer Justine Kerrigan spent 8 years in stills, travelling to Japan, China, North America and Africa.
She studied cinematography at The Australian Film Television & Radio School finishing in 1997.
Since graduating she has worked on
documentaries, tvc’s, music videos, and numerous award winning films including ‘ Flying Over Mother’, ‘Lovely’, ‘Inja’ and ‘The Girl Who Swallowed Bees’.
The recipient of the Australian Cinematographers Society Encouragement Award in 1996/7, she has also been awarded Gold & Silver Distinctions from the ACS.
The short ‘Inja’ which she filmed in South Africa was honoured with a
nomination for Best Short at the 2003 Academy Awards.
She has produced and shot ‘The Scree’ and ‘The Girl Who Swallowed Bees’ with Paul McDermott. Both films premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival. In 2007 The Girl Who Swallowed Bees was honoured with an Australian Film industry Award for Best short Animation.