Otto in October 2011
|Born||23 May 1987|
|Occupation||Director, writer, actress, editor, model|
Gracie Otto (born 23 May 1987 [ citation needed ]) is a film director who made her feature-length directing debut with the 2013 documentary The Last Impresario about prolific British theatre impresario and film producer Michael White. The film made its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival in October 2013.
The Last Impresario is a 2013 documentary film about prolific British theatre impresario and film producer Michael White. The film was directed by Gracie Otto, and made its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival in October 2013, where it was positively received by critics.
An impresario is a person who organizes and often finances concerts, plays, or operas, performing a role similar to that of an artist manager or a film or television producer.
Gracie Otto is the daughter of the Australian actor Barry Otto and Susan Hill. Actress Miranda Otto is her half-sister. She attended Burwood Girls High School in Sydney. As a schoolgirl, Otto represented Australia and New South Wales in indoor soccer, and represented her home state New South Wales in school softball. [ citation needed ]She graduated from the Sydney Film School in 2007 and spent the following year living in Paris.
Barry Otto is an Australian actor and voice artist, primarily of cinema and an amateur artist.
Miranda Otto is an Australian actress. Otto is a daughter of actors Barry and Lindsay Otto, and half-sister of actress Gracie Otto. She began her acting career at age 18 in 1986, and has appeared in a variety of independent and major studio films. Otto made her major film debut in Emma's War, in which she played a teenager who moves to Australia's bush country during World War II.
Burwood Girls' High School is a public, comprehensive, Secondary school for girls, located in Croydon, an inner western suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Otto's feature-length directing debut was with the 2014 documentary The Last Impresario, about prolific British theatre impresario and film producer Michael White. The film made its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival in October 2013, where it was positively received by critics; it features interviews with 60 of his close friends and associates.
Otto has directed five short films, all of which have screened at international film festivals.
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