Gemma Tamock is an award-winning filmmaker, teacher and performer from Sydney, Australia. She studied opera at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music; directing at NIDA; and screenwriting and producing at AFTRS. Prior to her move into film in 2010, Gemma worked extensively as a director in theatre, operas and music theatre for NIDA, the Griffin Theatre Company’s Searchlight series, the Sydney Opera House’s Producer’s Unit, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music’s Opera Unit and the Newtown Theatre.
Film credits include a short documentary film, ‘Whitewash’ and the soon-to-be-released ‘Blackbird’ web series. Other film credits include ‘Ferdinand the Third’ (production manager), ‘Playing Around’ and ‘Sunny Days’ (assistant director). Her short flamenco film, ‘After the Glow’, won Best Music Video in the Mobile Screenfest competition in 2011 and was also screened at Mobile Innovative Network Aoteoroa in New Zealand.
Theatre credits include directing Shakespeare’s King Lear; a musical adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for children; a flamenco dance theatre adaptation of Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba; Rio Rhythms, using actors and martial artists to tell the story of capoeira in Brazil.