Ursula Woods is an Irish filmmaker based in southern Tasmania. Her recent work includes Director of Photography on a funded TV comedy/drama pilot called 'Leather & Latex' and Director/Cinematographer on The Village with Roar Productions. She has completed studies in Visual Art (VCA Melbourne), Education (RMIT) and Music and Gaelic (National University of Ireland). Ursula loves shooting for screen, directing, editing and collaborating with other creatives to bring stories and ideas to life.
In 2020, Ursula wrote, directed and produced a short film, Clockumentary, with the support of Wide Angle Tasmania. A mockumentary style piece, it was selected and shown at a variety of national and international film festivals including the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival and Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival. Amongst other venues, Clockumentary was screened at Cinema Nova, Melbourne and The Loop, Hobart.
Ursula has made music videos for artists worldwide. Many of her videos have enjoyed film festival selection success including Clipped Festival Sydney and London Music Video Festival. She continues to direct and shoot music videos, collaborating with filmmakers and musicians to create a range of work.
Ursula enjoys experimenting with old cameras and working with/DIY developing analogue film. She showed her latest 16mm experimental film work, Threshold, at an exhibition in Good Grief gallery, Hobart, in April 2021.