TONNETTE STANFORD – BIO
Tonnette is a Sydney based writer, director. She is a graduate of the Australian Film Television and Radio School
(AFTRS), the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).
Her films have won numerous awards and have screened at over 190 festivals internationally and nationally, including Oscar recognised festivals. The Vicious and the Delicious and Frontbum Dancin‘ are distributed by Frameline across North America and have been released on DVD in Germany, Austria and Switzerland through Salzgeber & Co. Home Entertainment. Her feature documentary, Holding Hands is distributed by CFMDC Distribution in Canada and S – The Musical is distributed by Ouat Media Inc. Canada. Recently, This film has been sold to Canal +France and Canal +Spain and has reached #1 on iTunes as part of the compilation, Fab Five, in the Short Film section in Canada and Ireland.
Tonnette is currently working on Love Bytes – a comedy LGBT web series about 3 housemates and their dating misadventures. With over 5.5 million views, season one can be viewed on YouTube here. She is also developing an ’80s musical feature film (based on Slut – the Musical) called, ‘Lust – The Musical’.