Rebecca Tansley

2020 Judge


Minerva Productions


New Zealand

Short bio

Drawing on an extensive background the media, Rebecca is focused on bringing compelling factual and factual-based stories to the screen.

She most recently directed and produced two feature documentaries, The Heart Dances (2018) and Crossing Rachmaninoff (2015). Both films screened in festivals internationally, with The Heart Dances picking up the ‘Focus on the Arts’ award at Naples International Film Festival.

Rebecca’s background spans publishing, journalism, television and tertiary education. She is the author of three international books and her work has been published in national magazines and newspapers. She is currently in production with her second short film.

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