Synopsis: A nonverbal autistic teenage girl and her sister come to terms with the death of their youngest sibling.
About the Director: Rosie Westhoff is an Australian filmmaker who lives between both London and Sydney.
Her short films have been selected for festivals around the world, including Edinburgh International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, BFI Flare, FiveFilms4Freedom, London Short Film Festival, HollyShorts and Underwire Festival. Rosie won ‘Best Director’ at English Riviera Film Festival, the ‘Kudos Award Best Women in Film’ at Bolton Film Festival and was nominated for ‘Best Director’ at Underwire Festival 2019 for her work on short film ‘Treacle’. Her most recent short film ‘Our Sister’ is backed by BFI NETWORK and the Tribeca Film Institute (TFI POND5 Program). The film is premiering at BFI London Film Festival (LFF) in October 2019.
Rosie works in drama and comedy-drama and is drawn to stories about young female characters at formative times in their lives. She is currently developing her first feature and was accepted & attended Torino TV Lab, 2020 with her coming of age drama series with Producer Fiona Hardingham.