Marieka Walsh is filmmaker, animator and artist working in Sydney, Australia.
With a background in visual art, Walsh’s film work demonstrates a unique visual style and meticulous attention to detail that complements her emotionally arresting storytelling.
Marieka won the 2013 AFI/ AACTA award for 'Best Short Animation' for her film 'The Hunter'. Her video and animation works have screened at numerous festivals and museums around the world including SXSW, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Stockholm Film Festival, Palm Springs Film Festival as well as Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne Film Festivals.
Marieka recently directed and animated a short for Robert Connolly's feature 'The Turning' and is currently in production with her next sand animation 'The Crossing', funded through Screen Australia.