Gut Feeling directed, created and produced by AFTRS alumna Hattie Archibald (Master of Arts Screen, 2018; Graduate Certificate in Directing Fundamentals, 2013) has had a phenomenal start to it’s festival run.
The series just had its world premiere at Toronto Webfest, where it won Best Lead Performance for lead actor Bridie Connell, and has continued its sweep, winning the Best Student Series award and and People’s Choice Award at Melbourne WebFest. On top of that, the series is nominated for three accolades at Seoul Webfest: Best Screenplay, Best Comedy and Best Actress (Bridie Connell).
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Completely blown away by our two awards last night. Our sincere thanks to @melbwebfest for our Best Student Series award… and then to top it all off the People’s Choice award 🤩😍🤗💃 Thank you to everyone who voted for us! And thank you to all the beautiful cast, crew and supporters who made this project possible. To @aftrs @hellofuturetv @spectrumfilmsfs @ausculturalfund and @pozible this project simply would not have happened without you, and this is of course not to mention all our wonderful crowdfunding donors. #gutfeelingseries #webseries #beststudentseries #peopleschoice #comedy #gutfeeling #AFTRS
Gut Feeling also made an appearance at Stareable Fest in New York and the series’ next stops include Seoul, Minnesota and Berlin Webfest.
With three 12-minute episodes and a pilot for a bigger series, Gut Feeling is set around the eastern beaches of Sydney about the relationship between a woman and her intuition personified. In addition to starring writer/lead actor Bridie Connell, it features a lineup of local talent including Jeannette Cronin, Alex Lee, Greta Lee Jackson, Liam Seymour and Sussie Youssef.
Check out the trailer and stay tuned for more announcements.