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Geoffrey Weary

Geoffrey Weary has produced, written and directed a wide variety of film and video works since the early 1980s. He was an active member of the Super 8 Group and the Electronic Media Arts organisation, which was responsible for producing the Australian Video Festival during the 1980s.

A number of his works have been shown in the Melbourne International Film Festival, Festival Internacional de Arte Electronica (Sao Paulo, Brazil), Revelation Perth International Film Festival, the Golden Gate International Festival of Documentary and Fiction Film (San Francisco, US), Festival du Cinema de Bruxelles (Belgium) and the Festival of Cinema and Technology (Los Angeles, US).

Weary collaborated with Tatiana Pentes in the development of her award-winning CD-ROM 'Strange Cities' and the online documentary, 'Blackbox'. He recently completed three digital film projects funded through the former Australian Film Commission. Of these, 'Captive' was shortlisted for the Harries National Digital Art Award and included in a selection of films that were screened at the Beijing Film Academy. 'Scenes From a Shanghai Hotel' received an Honorable Mention at the Festival of Cinema and Technology in Los Angeles and 'My Mother Told Me' has been selected for inclusion on the Australian Screen Online website hosted by the NFSA (http://aso.gov.au/titles/shorts/my-mother-told-me/).

Period of activity 
from 1978

Lives and works

Australia
Selected works
LIGHT/STRIKE (an open window), – from Light/Strike, via Vimeo