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OTTO BY OTTO Streaming Now on Stan

Director Gracie Otto’s deeply intimate documentary of her father and Australian icon Barry Otto is streaming now on Stan. ★ ★ ★ ★ ‘An emotionally rich film that truly could not have been made by anybody else.’ The Guardian ★ ★ ★ ★ ‘One can hardly conceive of a more composed – or more impressive […]

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LADIES IN BLACK – Directed by Gracie Otto

LADIES IN BLACK, directed by Gracie Otto,  premieres at 8:30pm on ABC TV tonight with all 6-parts streaming on ABC iview. Check out the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XzOQi6BXAE&t=21s

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GRACIE OTTO Featured in Stellar Magazine

Gracie Otto is featured in Stellar magazine on stands today! Her documentary OTTO BY OTTO is making its debut at the Sydney Film Festival this weekend and will stream on Stan from June 16. Photography: @simonuptonphotos Styling: @irenetsolakas Hair: @travisbalcke Make-up: @kristyanlow Interview: @siobhanduck Editor-in-chief: @sarrahlemarquand

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HEARTBREAK HIGH – Season 3 Confirmed

It’s official: Netflix has confirmed HEARTBREAK HIGH’s third and final season. Congratulations to the creatives and cast who saw season 2 premiere as one of the most popular shows on Netflix worldwide and #1 in Australia. Can’t wait to see what the final year of Hartley brings 💔

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REVEALED: OTTO BY OTTO Will Play at Sydney Film Festival

Director Gracie Otto’s documentary OTTO BY OTTO has been announced to play at the Sydney Film Festival on the 8th & 9th June, and will be coming soon to STAN. Sydney Film Festival Tickets available here: https://www.sff.org.au/program/browse/revealed-otto-by-otto Photo by Peter Brew Bevan Dichotomia, Barry Otto 2008 National Portrait Gallery of Australia  

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DEADLOCH – Must Watch TV Vanity Fair

DEADLOCH continues to impress, earning a spot on Vanity Fair’s 13 must-watch TV gems list. Shot in Tasmania with director Gracie Otto, DOP Katie Milwright, and Anchuli Felicia King as part of the writing team. Streaming on Prime Video. 🔗 https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/story/13-undersung-tv-gems-to-binge-right-this-second

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HEARTBREAK HIGH #5 on Netflix World Wide

Term 2 of HEARTBREAK HIGH has made it to #5 in the world on Netflix! Congratulations to Gracie Otto, Rita Carmody and Izzy Khan on a sensational second season. Watch it now only on Netflix 💔

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HEARTBREAK HIGH Season 2 has Arrived

HEARTBREAK HIGH Season 2 has arrived, and it’s more chaotic than ever. Creatives include Director Gracie Otto, Directors Attachment Ismail Khan and Costume Designer Rita Carmody. Streaming now only on Netflix.

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REVEALED: OTTO ON OTTO

Coming soon to Stan, REVEALED: OTTO ON OTTO, a feature-length documentary directed by Gracie Otto about her father, Australian theatre and film icon Barry Otto.

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Heartbreak High Series 2 Trailer is Here!

Are you ready? Heartbreak High Series 2 trailer is here! Director Gracie Otto, Costume Designer Rita Carmody, and new Yellow client and Gracie’s directors attachment, Ismail Khan all collaborated on season 2, streaming on April 11 only on Netflix.  

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GOOD COP/BAD COP – Trent O’Donnell and Gracie Otto

Directors Trent O’Donnell and Gracie Otto are about to start shooting GOOD COP/BAD COP in Queensland. This comedic crime series starring Leighton Meester and Australian actor Luke Cook will stream on Stan.

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Heartbreak High Season 2 Premieres on April 11

Just announced 📣 HEARTBREAK HIGH Season 2 will premiere on Netflix on April 11, directed by Gracie Otto and costume design by Rita Carmody.

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THE ARTFUL DODGER

Ladies and gentlemen, THE ARTFUL DODGER will see you tomorrow! Two episodes directed by Gracie Otto, streaming exclusively on #DisneyPlus from November 29.

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Congratulations Gracie Otto and Helena Brooks – nominated for the ADG Awards

Congratulations to Yellow Creative clients Gracie Otto and Helena Brooks, who have been nominated for the upcoming Australian Directors Guild (ADG) Awards in the following categories; Best Direction in a TV or SVOD Comedy Series Episode Helena Brooks GOLD DIGGERS (S1 E3) – I’m with the Bandits Best Direction in a TV or SVOD Drama Series Episode Gracie […]

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Just Announced: Gracie Otto to direct LADIES IN BLACK

Just Announced: Gracie Otto will direct the new ABC series LADIES IN BLACK. This six-part drama series will be shot in South Australia and star Debi Mazar (Younger, Entourage), Miranda Otto (The Clearing, Talk to Me) and Jessica De Gouw (The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson, The Secret She Keeps).

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THE ARTFUL DODGER – Release Date

Disney+ have announced the release date for their second Australian-produced scripted series. THE ARTFUL DODGER will premiere November 29. Gracie Otto has directed two episodes of this irreverent follow-up to Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist.

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DEADLOCK – Trailer

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;https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRYlkqIK_4A

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THE CLEARING on Disney Plus

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 […]

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DEADLOCH – 8 Part Series

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.

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Original Australian Series – THE CLEARING

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; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76lI7Ytjaro&t=1s

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THE CLEARING – Premieres Globally May 24

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.  

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SERIOUSLY RED in select US theatres

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 […]

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THE ARTFUL DODGER – Gracie Otto

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.

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Gracie Otto Directorial Feature Debut – SERIOUSLY RED

“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.

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Netflix Renews Heartbreak High for Season 2

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 […]

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YCM Clients Nominated for AACTA’s

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 […]

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Amazon Gives First Look at 2023 Slate

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 […]

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Heartbreak High is a smash hit for Netflix

HEARTBREAK HIGH has been a smash hit on Netflix since it’s September release dominating worldwide top tens in 43 different countries clocking more than 33 million hours of viewing time and over 12.5 billion TikTok views. Directed by Gracie Otto with costume design by Rita Carmody.

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Heartbreak High Reboot to air on Netflix

The reboot of Heartbreak High is coming soon to Netflix! This eight-episode series is inspired by the original ’90s series, but totally reimagined for a new generation. Directed by Gracie Otto and costume design by Rita Carmody. The highly anticipated show will air on Netflix on September 22nd 2022. Image – Seiya Taguchi

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YCM clients write and direct on THE CLEARING

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 […]

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YCM clients feature in The List Arts & Culture 2022

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 […]

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First trailer for Stan’s series BUMP directed by Gracie Otto

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 […]

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Production commences on Gracie Otto’s SERIOUSLY RED

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 […]

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The Other Guy Season 2 released today

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 […]

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Yellow Clients Shortlisted for AACTA Awards

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 […]

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Gracie Otto’s DESERT DASH is screening at TIFF

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, […]

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Gracie Otto directs Gigi Haddid Maybelline Campaign

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.   

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THE LAST IMPRESARIO in Indiewire’s top 10 documentaries of 2014

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 […]

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Gracie Otto lead writer on the BBC First Twitter storytelling #whatsnext

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 […]

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Gracie Otto’s THE LAST IMPRESARIO. Preview screenings around Australia.

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.

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Gracie Otto’s THE LAST IMPRESARIO opens DocWeek 2014

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 […]

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Gracie Otto’s CHALKY to screen at London Film Festival

Gracie Otto’s CHALKY to screen at London Film Festival

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Gracie Otto named Qantas SOYA Film and Video category winner

Gracie Otto named Qantas SOYA Film and Video category winner

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Gracie Otto Press

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Gracie Otto launches crowd funding campaign for feature doco CHALKY

Gracie Otto launches crowd funding campaign for feature doco CHALKY.

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Gracie Otto Directors, Writers

Gracie is an accomplished Australian screen director, editor and actor. Gracie is currently working on the Bunya/ABC series, LADIES IN BLACK starring Debi Mazer and Miranda Otto.

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