Music for Film and TV

Rachel is a graduate of the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), having attained a Master of Arts in Screen Composition in 2008. She was the winner of the University of Canberra's National Composition Competition for her composition Canberra, and was nominated for an APRA-AGSC Screen Music Award for her work on the short film Shot Open. She is also the recipient of a Motion Picture Screen Editor's Golden Reel Award.

Rachel Gaudry featured on the front page of The Canberra Times

Project 1

  • Ngugra Ini Mimili Nya - A Place Called Mimili (Documentary)
    A group of children living in Central Australia on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands, prepare to compete in the annual Ernabella Dance Competition. This documentary offers a unique insight into the quirks and joys of living in one of Australia’s most remote communities. Driven by indigenous themes chosen by the children and the Mimili community, the story is told through the eyes of the children and in their own voices.

Project 2

  • Shot Open (Short Film)
    Hunted and in a strange land, an exiled Polish thief struggles to get to Sydney to start a new life. When he takes refuge with a young woman, his understanding of the world, and his role within it, is permanently altered. This short film won the 2008 Australian Cinematography Society Award's Gold Award for Fictional Shorts and the 2008 MPSE Golden Reel Award's Verna Fields Award for Best Student Sound Editing.

Project 3

  • Searching for Michael Peterson (Documentary)
    Between 1972 and 1977, Michael Peterson was the best surfer in Australia. There is a fine line between madness and genius and the stories of MP's exploits are part of Australian surfing folklore. This documentary features interviews with world champions, filmmakers and locals who watched the whole mad ride, along with classic footage of Michael Peterson not seen for thirty years.

Project 4

  • Jigsaw Girl (Short Film)
    Fourteen year old Caitlyn’s world is thrown upside down when she stumbles across a woman she believes to be her mother. Her mother supposedly died years ago. Rejecting her father as a liar, Caitlyn pursues the woman, hoping for answers. She soon discovers that the truth is more complicated than she realised, and that no one has all the answers.