Steven Tandy is an emerging writer/director from Regional Victoria. He was awarded a Scholarship to study the Bachelor of Film and Television at Swinburne University.
Soon after graduating in 2013, Tandy travelled the U.S.A with his Graduate short Yesterday’s News, a claustrophobic drama about working the Graveyard shift at a local petrol station. He was awarded the ‘Director’s Choice’ Award at Sacramento Film Festival. It was later picked up for distribution. Tandy also wrote the screenplay for The Suitcase, which won a Platinum Remi for Best Student Short at Houston Worldfest, 2013.
In 2015, Tandy began writing his debut feature film script The Black Dogs We Carry. This screenplay was selected by Open Channel’s, Script Development program, Scriptstart. Later that year, Tandy won the audience award and overall award at Open Channel’s Short and Sharp Pitching Competition. Since this time the screenplay has been optioned and Tandy attached to direct.