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OFFICIAL SITE for ‘Jabe Babe – A Heightened Life’, short film and media art by Janet Merewether.
Founded in 1996 by Janet Merewether, Go Girl Productions is dedicated to the production of creative documentary, fiction and digital media works which break new ground in cinema aesthetics. With a background in design, Janet Merewether’s work is visually rich and designed to challenge audiences as well as providing a stimulating viewing experience.
Janet Merewether’s films have been selected for many Australian and international festivals, including the New York Film Festival, New Directors/New Films MoMA NY, Munich International Film Festival, Tampere Finland, Uppsala Sweden, the Berlin Kinemathek,
Sheffield Int’l Documentary festival and DOK Leipzig.
Janet Merewether also founded the company Screen Culture Pty Limited in 2007 for the production of long form documentary, fiction films and digital media projects.
She holds undergraduate degrees from Sydney College of the Arts and the Australian Film Television and Radio School, a doctorate from the University of Technology Sydney and has over 25 years teaching experience in design and media production in the tertiary sector.
Janet Merewether has written, produced and directed numerous award-winning films, videos documentaries and animations.
NOW AVAILABLE ON DVD, Purchase here.
JABE BABE – A HEIGHTENED LIFE
‘A tall girl with a tall story, Jabe Babe measures six foot two inches (188cm), works as a dominatrix and has a life-threatening genetic condition called Marfan Syndrome.’
An award-winning documentary, including;
- IF AWARD – Best Australian Documentary 2005
- AFI AWARD – Best Documentary Directing 2005
- MERIT AWARD – Taiwan Int’l Documentary Fest.
‘Queen of Mean’ – still from Jabe Babe
‘Calamity Pain’ – still from Jabe Babe
JANET MEREWETHER SHORT FILM & VIDEO COMPILATIONS 1989-2009:
VOLUME TWO (Documentaries and trailers, experimental/mock documentary, dance, screen design):
SURPLUS GOVERNMENT ASSET
MAVERICK MOTHER 9min TRAILER
JABE BABE – A HEIGHTENED LIFE 9min TRAILER
PALERMO – ‘HISTORY’ STANDING STILL
RUE CLAVEL / PINK STREET
SCREEN DESIGN & MOTION GRAPHICS SHOWREEL