Thomas Wilson-White


Thomas Wilson-White is an award-winning Australian writer/director working in narrative, live and content creation. He has worked with major clients including Youtube, Google and the Sydney Opera House. Thomas was accepted into the Bachelor of Film and Television Production at the Victorian College of the Arts at 17. While at VCA, his 2011 short THE GAY SON won the Byron Bay Queer Film Festival and was runner-up at the St Kilda Film Festival. He was accepted into the Graduate Diploma of Directing at AFTRS in 2015 and graduated with the short films SLEIGHT and BACK TO EARTH, the latter of which was accepted into The Rhode Island International Film Festival 2015, Cinequest 2016, Down Under Berlin 2016 and won the Gold Remi at Worldfest: Houston 2016. BACK TO EARTH is currently screening on ABC iView and on Virgin Australia flights.

In 2015, Thomas was granted support by Metro Screen to make a short thriller FISH RIVER with producer Lizzie Cater, which is in the final stages of completion. His other credits include music videos for Oisima's SUN OF TRUTH, Jack River's PALO ALTO, both of which premiered on DIY Magazine; and most recently PANOPTICON for Cloud Control which premiered on Fashion Journal. In 2017, Thomas graduated with a Master's degree in Screen Arts from AFTRS and made his first feature, THE GREENHOUSE which recently won a $10,000 completion grant for post-production from Queer Screen in association with the Mardi Gras Film Festival.

Most recently Thomas launched his production company EVERYONE WE KNOW with producer and long-time collaborator Lizzie Cater. They are currently in post on a short documentary jointly funded by the ABC and Screen Australia which will be broadcast on iView in 2018, ONLY DIFFERENT; and are developing a feature film and a TV series together.

Speaker’s event

Freshflix Emerging Filmmakers' Conference & Short Film Festival

The Rocks
26 May, 01:30 pm - 05:30 pm, 26 May, 06:30 pm - 10:00 pm