Dena Curtis (Australia)
Inkey Media

First Nations filmmaker, Dena Curtis is a producer, writer and director.

Throughout her career, Dena worked at National Indigenous Television as a senior editor and promo producer, and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation as a series producer and commissioning editor. Her directing credits include award-winning short films Hush, Jacob and Nan and a Whole Lot of Trouble. Comedy series, 8MMM Aboriginal Radio, documentary series, Shadow Trackers, Colour Theory Underground and children’s series, Thalu.

Most recently Dena directed two episodes of ABC’s factual series Back to Nature, a chapter of the anthology feature We Are Still Here and feature-length documentary A League of Her Own.

Her producing credits include Logie nominated children’s television series, Grace Beside Me, short films Walters Ghost and Shed and documentaries Ella, Shadow Trackers and Belonging. Dena co-produced See-Saw Films and AMC’s new high octane television series created by Warwick Thornton and Brendan Fletcher, Firebite and is producer of ABC’s First Nations science series First Weapons and Executive Producer for Blak Portraits, a biopic series for NITV both reaching our screens in 2023.