Jacqui North is a dynamic and highly skilled director/producer with 27 years of experience delivering cultural programs and producing films. Jacqui uses project management and community engagement skills to connect communities through art, story, creative experiences and events. She has extensive experience presenting large-scale screen-based works in public spaces and cultural institutions. Her films have been broadcast in Denmark, Canada, America and Australia.
In 2020/21 Jacqui is producing a multi-media artwork 'Contact Trace', with a City of Sydney Creative Fellowship and a grant to produce a curated season of projected works 'Light Stories: curated stories in light' with illuminart. She is also distributing her new film 'Love & Revolution'.
As a Senior Project Officer Jacqui curated and delivered large-scale festivals for the National Film and Sound Archive for 11 years. As Festival Director Jacqui managed and delivered two international festivals and a 15-destination tour for World of Women international film festival. As Executive Producer of CAAMA she produced many hours of award-winning films with Indigenous filmmakers. At the Australian Film Television and Radio School Jacqui taught and supervised academy-award winning films by Masters of Arts and Bachelor of Arts students. At Screen NSW she managed and assessed funding applicants.
As a key member of Northern Beaches Council’s Public Art Working Group from 2017/2019 Jacqui contributed to the development of the $2M Coastal Walk including Public Art Strategic Plan, scoping studies, community, and stakeholder engagement. She also served on Warringah Council’s Affordable Housing Committee from 2015/2016.