Stef Smith is a director and writer who has worked within television, film and commercial across many genres. Stef is the recipient for Create NSW 2017 Generator: Emerging Filmmaker’s Fund for her short film ‘Joy Boy’ as writer/director. Stef directed and produced ABC iView sketch comedy series ‘The Lost Tapes’ funded by ABC and Screen Australia as part of their Fresh Blood initiative and completed a 6 week Director’s Attachment for the ABC/Netflix series The Letdown with Director Trent O’Donnell. Commercially Stef has directed an observational documentary campaign series for National Disability Services, a mockumentary comedy series for Westpac, an inclusion and diversity campaign for Commonwealth Bank, and informational campaigns for Down Syndrome Australia and Family Planning Australia. Stef has worked frequently in the diversity and inclusion sector and has a knack for finding heart and humour with authentic storytelling. Stef has a cinematic sensibility and a twisted sense of humour. Stef proudly tutors at Bus Stop Films the not-for-profit filmmaking school for young adults with an intellectual disability.