Rebecca Thomson is a Tasmanian based filmmaker who lives in nipaluna/Hobart with her husband, three miniature humans, chooks, bees and extensive costume collection.
Rebecca has been involved with all aspects of filmmaking from writing, producing, and directing through to shooting, editing and distributing. Rebecca has made numerous films to date, including off the wall genre shorts CUPCAKE: A ZOMBIE LESBIAN MUSICAL, SLASHED and THE JELLY WRESTLER, which combined, have screened at more than seventy film festivals worldwide including Frameline San Francisco, Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Fest, New York City International Film Festival, and won many awards along the way.
Rebecca’s short film I AM UNDONE was selected to be part of an anthology feature films A NIGHT OF HORROR VOLUME 1, produced by Deadhouse Pictures and available to watch at https://www.deadhouse.tv/
Rebecca is one of the key filmmakers behind Women Of The Island, a web series of short documentaries telling the stories of the fascinating women who inhabit the island of Tasmania. The first three episodes have the viewed more than 150 000 times online, and Official Selection for numerous festivals including Carballo Interplay (Spain), and UK Web Festival and LAWebfest where it won Best Cinematography.
Rebecca has numerous projects in development including an all female Australian horror anthology feature film which Rebecca is involved with as a writer/director. The project is being produced by Unicorn Films and Maggie Miles. More information here: http://www.unicornfilms.com.au/projects/female-horror-anthology/
Rebecca also loves collaborating with other artists across disciplines and is involved in the development of a theatre project called Mental: The Motherload: https://mentalthemotherload.wixsite.com/motherload.
Rebecca is also one of the founders of The Stranger With My Face International Film Festival and also runs a highly shonky festival in her own backyard named Bec's Backyard Film Festival!
2010 - present
2010 - present