TONNETTE STANFORD – BIO
Tonnette graduated from AFTRS with a Graduate Diploma in Directing in 2009. In 2006 she completed a Graduate Diploma in Film and TV at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne. In 2002 she graduated from UTS, Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Media Arts and Production).
Her films have won numerous awards and have screened at over 180 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 Slut – The Musical is distributed by Ouat Media Inc. Canada. Recently, Slut- The Musical 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 – an eight part comedy web series about 3 housemates and their dating disasters. Watch the two pilot episodes here. She is also developing an ’80s musical feature film (based on Slut – the Musical) called, ‘Lust – The Musical’.