Sue Thomson

Sue Thomson


Sue started her film career working on the first two Public Television Broadcasts in Melbourne, Australia. She went on to produce the Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF) GALA’s for Televison, Comedy Short Film Festivals for FOXTEL and directed the documentary Class Clowns for Network Ten.

Sue wrote and directed the documentary/drama Boys and Balls starring Australian iconic duo - Roy & HG. She then directed The Fifth Set and The Last Great Amateurs starring Magda Szubanski.

Sue spent three years making Tempest at the Drop-in, a feature documentary about a group of people with serious mental health issues who perform Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Tempest at the Drop-in, narrated by Eric Bana, screened as part of the MENTAL AS initiative on ABCTV in 2014,2015 & 2016. Sue directed and produced Talking Turkey, a documentary looking at Turkish migrants living in Australia. In 2017 she Executive Produced The Comedy Roadshow Series for SBS TV.

The Coming Back Out Ball Movie, took three years to make and closed the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) in July 2018. The film also won a popular audience award. Sue is passionate about human rights and equality and looks for projects that give a voice to marginalised people and communities.