Sophie Hawkshaw wins Aussie Academy #SocialShorts prize

Fenced, the first short as director from Australian actress Sophie Hawkshaw, has won the best drama prize in the 2017 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) #SocialShorts Competition.

Sophie’s short tells the story of Kate Meyers, who works as a guard at an onshore immigration detention centre in Australia.

Sophie is best known for her role in the Australia TV series Love Child. Fenced premiered at St Kilda Film Festival 2017 in Melbourne.