Bio

Dominic Allen is an award winning Australian director and producer whose work includes short and feature films, music videos, commercials, virtual reality projects and television documentaries. With a background in fine arts and a passion for social justice, Dominic began making films through documentaries about Fair Trade, migrant issues and Indigenous Australian contemporary culture. His documentary work with Kimberly Aboriginal youth organisation Yiriman led him to writing and directing the Dendy Best Australian Short film finalist, Two Men, which screened to wide acclaim internationally as well as being instrumental in Dominic winning both the 2009 MIFF Australian Emerging Filmmaker award and the Inside Film Rising Talent Prize. In 2011 Dominic produced the Tribeca award winning feature film Grey Matter with Rwandan director Kivu Ruhorahoza. Most recently Dominic directed and produced a critically acclaimed Virtual Reality documentary Carriberrie, a celebration of Indigenous Australian Song and Dance. Carriberrie premiered at the Australian Musuem in Sydney, and screened at Sydney Film Festival as well as at NEXT in the 2018 March du Film, Cannes.