The short films written and directed by Rene have screened in more than a 100 international film festivals with numerous awards. These include a shortlist for the Academy Awards (Live Action short film), AACTA Award, Clermont-Ferrand Prize, Dendy Award, Tropfest and Flickerfest to name a very few. In commercial and branded content work, Rene has worked for clients as diverse as Dior, Macquarie Shopping Centre and Yellowtail Wines to name a few.
Rene’s work on the Macquarie Shopping Centre Autumn Winter Launch was nominated for three awards at a recent Australian Fashion Film Awards. Best Fashion Film & Best Director and it won the People’s Choice Award. Rene was also nominated at Cine Fashion Film Awards, Los Angeles.
As part of the international online campaign of Rouge Dior Lipstick, with many countries contributing. Rene directed a sexy Australian twist by bringing the iconic red lip onto the beach and into to the Aussie Summer with Isabelle Cornish.