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DEADLOCK – Trailer

September 14th, 2023

DEADLOCH premieres globally and exclusively on Prime Video today! Yellow Creative is proud to represent Anchuli Felicia King as part of the writing team, Katie Milwritght as DOP for four episodes and Gracie Otto as director of two episodes. Check out the trailer;

THE CLEARING on Disney Plus

September 14th, 2023

THE CLEARING premieres globally on Disney Plus tonight. Co-creator Elise McCredie, DOP/cinematographer Katie Milwright, and director of four episodes Gracie Otto are all represented by Yellow Creative. ‘Prepare to be continually surprised as the story unfolds’ Screenhub ‘Co-creators Elise McCredie and Matt Cameron, as well as co-writer Osamah Sami, have crafted a mystery that’s equally […]

DEADLOCH – 8 Part Series

September 13th, 2023

DEADLOCH premieres globally and exclusively on Prime Video June 2nd. This eight-part series was created, written and executive produced by Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan. Shot in Tasmania with two episodes directed by Gracie Otto, Anchuli Felicia King as part of the writing team and Katie Milwright as DOP for four episodes.

The countdown has begun! 24 days until THE CLEARING premieres globally on Disney Plus. This original Australian series is created by Elise McCredie and Matt Cameron. DOP/Cinematography by Katie Milwright. Four episodes directed by Gracie Otto. See the trailer here;

THE CLEARING, an eight-part psychological thriller created by Elise McCredie and Matt Cameron, will premiere globally May 24 on DisneyPlus. Starring Teresa Palmer, Miranda Otto and Guy Pearce. Four episodes directed by Gracie Otto, DOP/Cinematography by Katie Milwright.  

Stateside friends, go and see SERIOUSLY RED, which is out now in the US in select theatres and on demand. Gracie Otto’s feature debut chronicles the adventures of Red, a small-town realtor who finds herself whilst impersonating Dolly Parton. Directed by Gracie Otto and produced by Dollhouse Pictures, SERIOUSLY RED is being released by Lionsgate […]


September 13th, 2023

Wishing Gracie Otto the best of luck shooting her block of THE ARTFUL DODGER, the Disney Plus Australian original series. Set in 1850s Australia, based on the story by Charles Dickes, the series will chronicle the adult double life of the eponymous thief who, now a surgeon, can’t shake his predilection for crime.

“One of the best Australian films of the year”. A huge congratulations to everyone involved in SERIOUSLY RED, especially Gracie Otto on this wonderful directorial feature debut.

It is one week until the cinematic release of SERIOUSLY RED, directed by Yellow’s own Gracie Otto. This dramedy follows Red, who ditches her job in real estate to pursue a career as a Dolly Parton impersonator. The film is released on November 24th in Australia and NZ.

Netflix has officially renewed the reboot of the classic Australian Teen Dramedy for a second season. The show, which is produced by Fremantle Australia and NewBe, launched September 14 on the streamer and amassed more than 42.6 million hours viewed in its first three weeks, putting it on Netflix’s top 10 lists. Gracie Otto directed the […]

It has been fabulous year for YCM clients with many being nominated for AACTA’s. Congratulations to all of our nominated clients. Gracie Otto was nominated in the Best Director in Drama or Comedy for her direction of Episode 1 of HEARTBREAK HIGH. Rita Carmody was also nominated for her work on HEARTBREAK HIGH in the […]

It is an exciting time for Australian TV as Amazon has given a first look at its 2023 slate as part of a drive to increase investment in Australian Produced content. They have finally given a sneak peak of scripted shows THE CLASS OF ’07, DEADLOCH, and THE LOST FLOWERS OF HART. THE CLASS OF […]

The Walt Disney Company in Australia & New Zealand has announced a slate of nine new Australian originals, including the psychological drama “The Clearing,” an eight-part series adapted from a J.P. Pomare novel “In the Clearing.” It is a fictionalised account of life in The Family, the LSD and yoga inspired cult founded by Melbourne […]

Congratulations to YCM clients Alice Babidge, Anchuli Felicia King, Gideon Obarzanek and Gracie Otto who have all been featured in The Australian’s inaugural THE LIST Arts & Culture 2022 as the top 100 figures shaping Australia’s creative future. Working across a broad range of disciplines, including writing, directing, design and choreography, these YCM clients have been recognized […]

Stan Australia and Roadshow film will launch their brand new series BUMP on New Year’s Day 2021. Gracie Otto directed three episodes of the series. From the producers of LOVE MY WAY, this new series created by Kelsey Munro follows Oly (played by Nathalie Morris), an ambitious and high-achieving teenage girl who has a surprise baby; and […]

Production has begun on Gracie Otto’s debut feature film SERIOUSLY RED. The project is the first for the production company Dollhouse Pictures which is made up of long time collaborators Rose Byrne, Krew Boylan, Jess Carrera, Shannon Murphy & Gracie Otto; Robin Kershaw will also produce. The film follows a vivacious and hilarious red-haired woman grappling […]

The second season of THE OTHER GUY  has been officially released today on Stan. THE OTHER GUY Season 2 is produced by Aquarius Films and follows on from the critically acclaimed first season. Yellow’s Gracie Otto directed all 6 episodes of the second season. In an interview with Nine News, lead actor Harriet Dyer discusses Gracie’s […]

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards have just announced various projects on their shortlist for best short film, best short animation, best short documentary and best online series, with two of Yellow’s clients making the shortlist. The selected projects will screen as part of Shorts+Web Fest, a free event to be held […]

The nominations for the 2019 Australian Directors Guild awards have been announced with two of Yellow’s clients receiving nominations. The prestigious annual Australian Directors Guild Awards cover the achievements of screen directing, with categories across feature film, documentary, television, Subscription Video on Demand, commercial, short film, animation, online and music video. Yellow Client nominees: Gracie […]

Gracie Otto’s 11-minute short film DESERT DASH is currently screening at TIFF, which runs form September 6-16. The script, written by Otto, won the prestigious Soho House North American Script Incubator Program, earning it a $20 000 grant as well as a screening at TIFF. DESERT DASH contains Quentin Tarantino-esque action sequences and a strong, […]

Gracie Otto has directed a Maybelline advertisement with Gigi Haddid for her make-up collection. Please watch below: View some more of Gracie’s work on her website.   

Gracie Otto’s documentary THE LAST IMPRESARIO has been rated the 10th best documentary for 2014 by Anne-Katrin Titze for Indiewire. In her original review on Eye for Film she describes the documentary of Michael White as “captivatingly energetic” and a “…sensitively structured portrait of an engaging Peter Pan [that] draws us irresistibly into his world.” The film […]

BBC started a Twitter drama with Gracie Otto weaved the tweets into a chapter a day over 5 days using the hashtag “#whatsnext. Film Ink explains the five already established characters before live tweeting: the Heiress, the Politician, the Actress, the Russian Oligarch and the Concierge. “#Whatsnext is completely out of my comfort zone of writing, which […]

Gracie Otto’s Feature Documentary had a fantastic reception at the Sydney Film Festival and is touring Australia in June, with Gracie in attendance for Q&A sessions following the screenings. Click on the below for all the details.

THE LAST IMPRESARIO will open the 2014 DocWeek festival. Gracie shot and directed the film over 3 years, interviewing subjects as varied and infamous as  Kate Moss, Yoko Ono, John Cleese and Anna Wintour. ‘Gracie Otto, Director, said, “I am absolutely thrilled ‘The Last Impresario’ will screen as the opening night film for DocWeek… Last […]

Gracie Otto’s CHALKY to screen at London Film Festival

Gracie Otto named Qantas SOYA Film and Video category winner

Gracie Otto News

October 8th, 2012

Gracie Otto launches crowd funding campaign for feature doco CHALKY.