At only 22 years of age, Curtis Taylor is an experienced filmmaker with an unwavering commitment to the advancement of arts and culture in Australia.
After finishing school in 2008, Curtis worked as the Community Coordinator and Youth Development Officer at Martu Media, an organisation that develops the media skills of the Martu people through digital literacy development. A passion for filmmaking has also seen Curtis write and direct seven short films, work as Director of Photography on four films and have his work exhibited extensively, including at the National Museum of Australia.
Curtis spent 18 months working as a filmmaker and youth ambassador on the Canning Stock Route Project where he worked to produce four short films which are part of the interactive touch screens element of this national and international touring exhibition. To further his professional development, Curtis has commenced a Bachelor of Culture, Communications and Media at Murdoch University.
Curtis is currently working on the Stories Project and curating the multimedia content for a Stanford University Exhibition for which he is curator, consultant, educator, and a representative and advocate for the Martu people.