Georgia is a writer / director based in London.
Her latest project Little Bird, premiered at the 2017 TriBeCa International Film Festival and will play in competition at Galway FIlm Fleadh and Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival this summer. The film was awarded the Kodak Kickstarter Grant, the Jameson Works Film Bursary and the Audience Award Jury Prize. Georgia and the team are being supported by the British Council's Short Support Scheme.
After an English degree, Georgia began her career as an in-house director, creating short content for Channel 4 and other leading brands such as Red Bull and Pepsi. Her shorts have screened at dozens of international festivals including New York Film Festival, London Short Film Festival & Aesthetica.
In 2014 Georgia spent time in India documenting the lives of the trans community in the wake of a landmark new ruling, the documentary she co-directed will play at various international festivals this year.
Georgia was recently selected as one of six emerging filmmakers on the BFI Flare & BAFTA mentorship scheme, as well as BFI NET.Work x BAFTA Crew 2017.
70th Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner Interview: Georgia Oakley & Rebecca Cronshey Little Bird
MENTORS ANNOUNCED FOR BFINETWORK@FLARE MENTORSHIPS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BAFTA
BFINETWORK @FLARE Mentorships in partnership with BAFTA: Meet the filmmakers
Bafta, BFI team on rebranded Bafta Crew; participants revealed
Tribeca Film Festival 2017: Favorite Short Films
Loud Genius - Female Centric Short Films Red Carpet Takeover at the Tribeca Film Festival
Kickstarter: 14 Kickstarter-funded Films to Screen at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival
VULTURE: Almost Half of Tribeca’s 2017 Short Film Selections Are Directed by Women
TriBeCa announcement Variety
TriBeCa announcement Deadline
TriBeCa announcement Screen Daily
Lyra Magazine - Interview
Kodak Bursary Announcement
Jameson Works Announcement
Interview Cinewomen Cahiers
LBB Online: Georgia Oakley Hits NY with Frayed
Indiewire: NYFF announcement, Frayed
NYFF presents the panel of short filmmakers, 2013