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John Sheedy


John Sheedy is a multi-award-winning director whose work has been staged extensively throughout Australia. He has led productions for Belvoir St Theatre, Bell Shakespeare, the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Theatre Company and Opera Australia, among others, and has been recognised with multiple nominations and wins for the Helpmann and Sydney Theatre awards. John’s first feature film, H is for Happiness (MIFF 2019), won the 2019 CinefestOZ Film Prize and garnered a Special Mention from the Berlinale’s Generation Kplus international jury; his first short film, Mrs McCutcheon, won 45 awards and has travelled to more than 130 festivals.

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