FILMOGRAPHY: DIRECTING

GLORY FOR ME (2015)

 

Director, Cinematographer & Editor | Marleena Forward

 

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THEN I CAME BY BOAT (2014)

 

Director & Editor | Marleena Forward

 

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FILMOGRAPHY: CINEMATOGRAPHY

Untitled Compass episode — ABC TV (2018)

 

This episode of Compass looks into the world of Shebah, a company kick-starting the all-female ride-share movement. Due for broadcast in early 2018.

 

Director & Producer | Tracey Spring

Cinematographer & Sound | Marleena Forward

The Art of the Stylist — ABC iView series (2018)

 

A three-part series looking behind-the-scenes at the work of three stylists: a fashion stylist, a still life stylist and a food stylist.

 

Coming to ABC iView in early 2018.

 

Director & Producer | Edwina Storie

Cinematographer | Marleena Forward

The Movement — ABC iView series (2018)

 

A five-part series profiling five professional Australian dancers, each whom uses dance as a form of social and/or political commentary. (Watch teaser.)

 

Director & Producer | Kate Blackmore

Cinematographer | Marleena Forward (four episodes)

Behind The Second Woman — ABC iView series (2018)

 

Over a period of 24 hours at Carriageworks in Sydney, artist Nat Randall performed a single scene again and again, acting opposite 100 different men. (Watch teaser.)

 

Director & Producer | Olivia Rousset

Cinematographer | Marleena Forward

Additional Camera | Olivia Rousset, Poppy Stockell, Emma Paine

ARNIE’S BARN (IN PRODUCTION)

 

Arnie is having a birthday party.

 

Director | Sebastian Broadbent

Cinematographers | Marleena Forward & Jessica Hutchison

DUNIRA CREEK (IN PRODUCTION)

 

A short documentary focussing on a group of retired teachers and unionists whose fifty-year friendship revolves around four two-hundred litre barrels of Tawny Port first purchased in the late 1970s.

 

Directors | Tuuli Forward & Andrew O’Keefe

Cinematographer | Max Davis

Second Camera | Marleena Forward

 

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WORRY ME IN THE DAYTIME (2015)

 

Iconic Melbourne bluesman Chris Russell reflects on life, death, success, regret and music. (Watch teaser.)

 

Director | Sebastian Broadbent

Cinematographer | Marleena Forward

 

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HOPELESS DREAM (2015)

 

Prakit faces a constant struggle as he tries to help over 150 stray dogs while taking care of his own problems.

 

Filmed on location in Bangkok and Ayutthaya, Thailand.

 

Director | Alisa Woraprangkul

Cinematographer | Marleena Forward

BIRDS OF A FEATHER (2015)

 

A short film about birds, birdwatchers, and trying to understand people’s hobbies. (Watch teaser.)

 

Director | Malcolm Bloedel

Cinematographer | Marleena Forward

 

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I AM HERE AND YOU ARE OUT THERE (2015)

 

A short documentary exploring the ups and downs of life after prison through the eyes of Wez, a former prisoner from Queensland’s Gold Coast.

 

Director | Leah Sanderson

Cinematographer | Marleena Forward

SOMETHING TO CROW ABOUT (2014)

 

In the heart of Victoria’s coal country in rural Australia, a group of 14 men find friendship and galvanise community through music.

 

Director | Sebastian Broadbent

Cinematographer | Marleena Forward

UMBILICAL (2014)

 

A short documentary exploring the process of mothers encapsulating and consuming placenta after the birth of a child.

 

Director | Janos Zoltan

Cinematographer | Marleena Forward

JUST INSANE (2014)

 

What is it like to earn a living as a street performer? This short documentary profiles physical comedian Justin McGinley, who does just that.

 

Director | Alisa Woraprangkul

Cinematographer | Marleena Forward

 

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THE RESPECT GROUP (2014)

 

A short documentary profiling The Respect Group, a high school initiative run by students to support LGBTI students and their friends.

 

Director | Nicky Smith

Cinematographer | Marleena Forward