Celeste Geer


Celeste Geer


Celeste is a Walkley Award winning filmmaker whose curiosity and fascination with the human condition have driven her work as a director for over 20 years. Across documentary feature films, TV and TVCs Celeste crafts stories to spark connection and inspire change. Her early career as a commercial lawyer followed by years living in the Australian bush and then Beijing have sharpened her eye for finding beauty and courage in unexpected places.

Celeste’s current feature documentary The Endangered Generation? takes its audience on a hopeful journey to reconnect with our environment and each other. Narrated by Laura Dern, the film follows intrepid scientists, activists, artists and First Nations leaders from around the world as they rise to the global challenges of our time. Previous films include Then The Wind Changed) in which Celeste interwove her own family’s recovery in the aftermath of the devastating Black Saturday Bushfires with the experiences of other members of a close knit community to render a story of heartbreak and survival. The film won the Walkley Award for Best Documentary, the AACTA Award for Best Documentary Under One Hour and was nominated for a Logie for Most Outstanding Factual Program.

Celeste’s documentary practice brings authenticity, insight and warmth to her commercial projects. The major brand campaigns she has directed for LinkedIn, Monash IVF, Ronald McDonald House Charities, ANZ, Medibank, AFLW, Women’s Cricket, Comm Bank and This Girl Can have been widely awarded with ANZ’s “Pocket Money” winning Gold Lions at Cannes.


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