Case study

The Dreamlife of Georgie Stone (2022)


Spanning 19 years, The Dreamlife of Georgie Stone is a 29-minute documentary that reveals the memories of Georgie Stone, an Australian transgender teen as she helps change laws, affirms her gender, finds her voice and emerges into adulthood.


World Premiere
Tribeca Film Festival, NYC April 2022

Australian Film Festivals
Sydney & Melbourne

Netflix worldwide, September 202

Impact Goals

  • Support trans kids and their families to access health care and support services

  • Amplify the voices of trans youth

  • Tackle transphobia by sharing the film widely

Key Impacts

  • Parliament House, Canberra screening & policy discussions

  • Release of the Dreamlife zine alongside World Pride

  • Key health services screenings including Royal Children's Hospital

  • Over 500k views in first days on Netflix

  • Reached over 200 million people through media coverage

  • Sought out trans and non binary people to review the film

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Winner - SIMA Impact Award for Best Short Documentary
Winner - Melbourne Queer Film Festival - Best Short Film
Winner - FIFO Best Short Documentary
Nominated for Peabody Award (USA)
Nominated for Best Short Film at the Cinema Eye Awards (USA)
Nominated for International Documentary Association Awards - Best
Short Film
Nominated AIDC Awards for Best Short Documentary
Australian Screen Editors nomination for Best Short Documentary