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, Children’s Series, Thalu and two episodes of ABC’s factual series Back to Nature. Most recently Dena directed 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 Firebite for See-Saw Films/AMC Network and is Producer of ABC’s First Nations Science Series First Weapons, and Executive Producer for Rebel with a Cause – a 4x1hr documentary series for NITV.