Awards + Reviews



My Nan and the Yandi

WASA – Best Documentary

Heart of Gold Film Festival
Dreaming Film Festival

Spirit Stones for ABC

Golden Tripod ACS for Cinematographer, Torstien Dyrting
Film Critics Award of Australia – Honourable mention
Sydney Film Festival Dendy Award finalist
Message Stick Film Festival
Revelation Film Festival
St Tropez Antipodean Film Festival

“Beautiful film, deep, strong, poetic, visually marvellous.”
Bernard Bories, Director of St Tropez Antipodean Film Festival – France.

“Utterly absorbing… Spirit Stones is an exceptional film.”
Revelation Perth International Film Festival.

“Images are beautiful, faces are beautiful, story is beautiful, surround sound architecture is beautiful…Simply beautiful.”
Nobuo Isobe, Managing Director, Asia Content Centre.

Amy Goes to Wadjemup Island

Best Environmental Documentary, Runnerup – Campfire Film Festival

St Kilda Film Festival
Little Big Shots and tour of New Zealand and Singapore
AFC Tour of Australia
Get Your Shorts On, Perth
Imaginative, Canada
Spiritual Cinema USA
The Good Vibes Project, Malaysia
Little Big Shots – Colombia, Venezuela and Argentina and South America
Palm Springs Festival of Native Film and Culture
Clermont Ferrand Short Film

Birth Rites for SBS

Professor Fiona Stanley quotes “Birth Rites” in her book “Children of the Lucky Country?” as and example of how media can help to create a more civil society.

“Producer- director Jennifer Gherardi has chosen her subjects well.”
Michael Idato, Sydney Morning Herald.

“Poignant and often beautifully shot.”
Fergus Hill, The Age

“Birth Rites takes a partisan approach mounting a passionate case.”
Sheena MacLean, The Australian.

Choice Funerals for SBS

“I enjoyed it enormously. It was a brave subject to tackle and what you have achieved is both personal and enlightening.”
Franco Di Chiera, Executive Producer, Film Australi