Kath Shelper has won Best Feature at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards in 2009 for Samson & Delilah, written and directed by Warwick Thornton. That same year, Samson & Delilah also won the Camera d’Or for best first feature at the Cannes Film Festival and many other awards around the world. Shelper’s other credits include feature films Ruben Guthrie, from director Brendan Cowell (2016), and Beck Cole’s Here I Am (2011). Her documentary work includes the AACTA Award-winning Tender by Lynette Wallworth (2013) and The Darkside (2013) by Warwick Thornton, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival, 2014.
Shelper has produced more short films than she cares to remember including those featured in anthology features. She produced Long, Clear View for actress and first-time director Mia Wasikowska, which featured in the TheTurning (2013), another APSA nominee for Best Feature Film.Most recently has been producing the ABC Indigenous sketch comedy show Black Comedy.