Fiona O’Connell is an accomplished filmmaker and commercial video content creator who is dedicated to telling great stories on screen.
Fiona's experience in film production spans 20 years and includes writing and directing short, dramatic films which have been selected by premiere festivals including Sydney Film Festival and Palm Springs International Shortfest; working on Australian feature films including 'Romulus, My Father' (2005), on which she completed a directors attachment with Richard Roxburgh; and editing broadcast productions including the ABC TV documentary, 'Helen Garners Monkey Grip' (2014).
As a video content creator, Fiona has worked for major brands, including Cotton On Clothing, Endota Spa, King Island Dairy; and major cultural and social organisations including The Australian Film Institute, ABC Music, SNAICC and genU.
Fiona holds a Masters of Media degree from RMIT University and has taught film and video at RMIT University, Deakin University and Oxygen College, Geelong.
Born in Melbourne, Fiona lives with her husband and two children on Victoria’s Surf Coast.
Fiona acknowledges and pays respect to the Wadawurrung people and traditional owners throughout Australia, their culture and Elders past and present.