Laurence Billiet

Laurence Billiet is film director, screenwriter and producer. She was made a Webby Award Honoree in 2011 with the web series Freewheelers and her short viral animation Oil Story won Best Commissioned Film at Animafest Zagreb 2012. Going Bush, a series she made with Cathy Freeman and Luke Carroll travelling across Aboriginal Australia, also won a Deadly Award. In 2020 Laurence wrote, produced and directed FREEMAN for ABC TV which was the most-watched documentary of the year on Australian TV. She received the Betty Roland Award for Scriptwriting at the 2021 NSW Premier Literary Awards and the award for Best Direction in a TV documentary one-hour from the Australian Directors Guild.