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Noel Smith – Gloriavale
Writer, Co-Director, Co-Producer, Co-Editor, Co-Cinematographer
Noel Smyth is an Australian based documentary writer, director, producer, cinematographer and editor. His debut feature documentary Camino Skies (co-directed with Fergus Grady) won the 2019 Doc Edge Film Festival awards for ‘Best NZ Directors’ and ‘Best NZ Emerging Filmmakers’ and was nominated for ‘Best NZ Feature’, ‘Best NZ Editing’ and ‘Best NZ Cinematography’. His filmmaking centres around intimate stories of the human condition told through a verite lens and it is this nuanced and empathetic approach to following real life stories that makes him an exciting new voice in the Australian cinema landscape. ‘Gloriavale’ is his second feature documentary.