Chido Mwat | Australia | 3:40 | Shorts

Status: Official Selection

For Becky’ is a satirical short film that explores the intersection between race and media.

Director Biography – Chido Mwat

Chido Mwat is a Zimbabwean comedian, writer, film and web content maker based in Australia. She studied improvisation and sketch comedy at The Improv Conspiracy Theatre and T.V writing at the Australian Film Television and Radio School. In 2018 she was a finalist in the North Melbourne Comedy Competition and has featured in line-up shows like Best of Africa at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Ethnic City and The Cocoa Butter Club. Her film credits include writer and director on the comedy short “Becky” which placed third at the Sunshine Short Film Festival (2021) and received an honorable mention at the Victorian Multicultural Film Festival (2021).

When Chido is not being creative she works as a junior doctor in the rural Victoria. This year she combined her passion for health and media by writing, directing and producing a social media campaign focused on a fresh, comedic, take on COVID Safety.