Based in Sydney, Australia
Teresa Carante completed a MA in Social Anthropology and volunteered in several NGOs before embracing her passion for documentary filmmaking.
Her short documentary, I’m Coming Home, screened at Antenna Film Festival 2015 and won a Gold-Remi at World Fest-Houston. Blue Chameleon, her first documentary was awarded the best director at the California Film Awards 2014. Teresa has worked as a production manager in Unplanned America (SBS), Psychics in The Suburbs (ABC TV), and as camera operator/assistant on The Commons (Stan), Undercurrent (Ch7) and Dead Scientists (Discovery Channel) and for TED-ex Australia. Teresa filmed the Vietnamese episode of Aussie Dispatch COVID-19 to be broadcast as interstitials on ABC Australia and ABC Australia iView.
In 2020 she made the documentary series Through Their Eyes available on Qantas inflight entertainment and DocPlay online streaming platform.
Teresa is currently directing her first long form documentary in collaboration with ABC Australia.
Extremely interested in the human-nature relationship, Teresa is often working on projects exploring the interaction between these two realms.
Born a traveller, Teresa has lived in 11 countries and has learned to speak different languages. With a very adaptable, resilient and open-minded predisposition, Teresa is working her way up to become a travel documentary filmmaker across the Asia-Pacific region.
2015, Golden Remi Award at WorldFest Houston International Film Festival
2014, Best Director Grand Award at California Film Awards