Fiona Tuomy is a filmmaker, screenwriter, writing group facilitator, mentor, advocate for artists with disabilities, and arts leader. A graduate of the Australian Film Television and Radio School, Fiona’s filmmaking career includes a range of accomplished short films, screenwriting credits, script development and mentoring. As writer and director she recently completed a documentary on Helen Garner’s novel Monkey Grip, which screened on ABC TV and won the ATOM Award – Best Documentary – Short Form (30 Minutes or Less), 2015.
In 2012 Fiona was employed by Arts Access Victoria to establish the Write-ability – writers with disability program in partnership with Writers Victoria. Fiona’s on-going work on this program has established her as a leader in the design and delivery of community-led arts programs (which are now being used as best practice examples on a national and international scale).
Write-ability ethos has been built around the importance of self-told
stories, disability-leadership and peer support, and the creating of
opportunities for even the quietest voices to be he