Clelia Goodchild is an award-winning director, producer, and writer. She is best known for her work on the critically-acclaimed films, "The Horseman" and "The Price We Pay".
Goodchild was born in Melbourne, Australia, in 1976. She grew up in a creative family, with her father being a painter and her mother a musician. From a young age, she was exposed to all types of art and culture, which shaped her creative vision.
Goodchild studied film and television production at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, graduating in 2000. After graduating, she immediately began working in the film industry as a production assistant, working on a variety of films and television shows.
In 2004, Goodchild wrote and directed her first feature film, "The Horseman". The film was a success, garnering critical acclaim and numerous awards. It was praised for its unique visual style, as well as its thoughtful story and characterisations.
Goodchild followed up her success with "The Price We Pay", a drama set in a small Australian town. The film was praised by critics for its exploration of complex themes such as class, identity, and family. It was nominated for numerous awards, and was the recipient of several prestigious awards, including the AACTA Award for Best Film.
Goodchild has since gone on to direct and produce a number of projects, including the television series "My Family's Secret" and the feature film "The Distance Between". She has also written and directed several short films, including the award-winning "The Night We Met".
Goodchild is a passionate advocate for women in the film industry, and is a regular speaker at industry events. She is a member of the Australian Directors Guild, and is a founding member of the Women in the Film and Television Association.
Goodchild's work has been recognised both nationally and internationally. She has won numerous awards, including the AACTA Award for Best Film for "The Price We Pay" and the Women in Film and Television Award for Best Feature Film for "The Horseman".
Goodchild is an inspiring filmmaker, and her work continues to inspire audiences around the world. She is a talented storyteller, and her powerful and thought-provoking films have earned her a place among the greats of contemporary cinema.