Marleena Forward is an award-winning Australian documentary director, cinematographer and editor. In 2015 she completed a Masters of Film and Television (Documentary) at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) in Melbourne.


Marleena has shot and edited documentary content for ABC iView and ABC TV. Her work has also been published by The Guardian Australia and CCTV in China, and she has produced freelance work for various film production companies, not-for-profits, corporate clients and private clients. She has travelled extensively in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Australia.


She has worked on documentary projects both in Australia and internationally, and her two self-directed shorts have won awards from the Human Rights and Arts Film Festival (Australia), the Vincent de Paul Just Art awards, and the Golden Lens Awards (China).


Marleena also holds a diploma in Professional Writing and Editing from RMIT. Her writing has appeared in newspapers, magazines, travel guides, blogs and apps, and she has edited a range of both fiction and non-fiction books.


If you are interested in working with Marleena in the future, please get in touch via the Contact page.