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Thomas Wilson-White


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Thomas Wilson-White, Charlie’s Desk Recipient

Thomas was accepted into the Bachelor of Film and Television Production at the Victorian College of the Arts at 17. While at VCA, his 2011 short The Gay Son won the Byron Bay Queer Film Festival and was runner-up at the St Kilda Film Festival.

He was accepted into the Graduate Diploma of Directing at AFTRS in 2015 and graduated with the short films Sleight and Back to Earth, the latter of which was accepted into The Rhode Island International Film Festival 2015, Cinequest 2016, Down Under Berlin 2016 and won the Gold Remi at Worldfest: Houston 2016.Back to Earth is currently screening on ABC iView and on Virgin Australia flights.

In 2015 Thomas was granted support by Metro Screen to make a short thriller Fish River with producer Lizzie Cater, which is in the final stages of completion. In 2017 Thomas graduated with his Masters in Screen Arts from AFTRS where he made his first feature, The Greenhouse which recently won a $10,000 completion grant for post-production from Queer Screen in association with the Mardi Gras Film Festival. Most recently Thomas launched his production company Everyone We Know with producer and long-time collaborator Lizzie Cater. In 2018 they released Only Different, a short hybrid documentary for the ABC and Screen Australia. Thomas is currently developing his second feature film St. Augustine and is co-writing a musical feature film with Yve Blake.