Gracie Otto

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Gracie is an accomplished Australian screen director. In 2015 Gracie co-founded all-female production company Dollhouse Pictures alongside filmmakers Rose Byrne, Shannon Murphy, Jess Carrera and Krew Boylan.  

Gracie’s debut narrative feature film SERIOUSLY RED stars Krew Boylan, Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale and will have its world premiere in March 2022 in official competition at SxSW Festival.

Gracie is currently set-up director on the Netflix Originals reboot of HEARTBREAK HIGH which will be released in 2022. After this she directs DEADLOCH, a feminist noir comedy, for Amazon Studios. Gracie directed the second season of Stan comedy THE OTHER GUY which was nominated for an AACTA Award and she directed episodes of the first season of BUMP. 

Gracie has a long history of working in documentary; her most recent feature documentary UNDER THE VOLCANO was selected for SxSW Festival 2021 and is released globally by Universal Pictures. Gracie’s debut feature documentary THE LAST IMPRESARIO premiered at the London Film Festival and had a theatrical release in the UK, US and Australia. Gracie was Associate Producer on Nick Broomfield’s WHITNEY CAN I BE ME 2016 documentary. Gracie is currently shooting a personal documentary called OTTO ON OTTO – about her father, acting icon Barry.

Gracie has made a number of short films including DESERT DASH which she wrote, directed, edited and starred in and which won the Soho House American Script Competition in the US. DESERT DASH premiered at Toronto Film Festival. Gracie makes short form branded content including regular content for Zimmerman.

Gracie has completed courses in Stand Up Comedy, Storytelling and Improv at UCB.

View Gracie’s work on her site here.