Emotional and inspirational storytelling

An award winning director who loves to tell emotive stories about people who thrive against the odds.

Kay Pavlou is an award-winning director/writer of both documentary and drama. In documentary, Kay has written and directed many episodes of the popular SBS series Who Do You Think You Are? including episodes on Adam Goodes, Bert Newton and Toni Collette. She is always on the lookout for complex, emotional stories that surprise and inspire like those of the farmers in Fightback Farmers, the athletes in Race to London, Reverend Tim Costello in Family Confidential, and the many characters in Cyprus A People Divided.

In drama, Kay directed episodes of McLeod’s Daughters, All Saints, and Love is a Four-Letter-Word, as well as the feature, Mary, and shorts, The Killing of Angelo Tsakos and Inside Out.

With diverse projects spanning Australia and the globe

fightback farmers farm coop doco kay pavlou

Fightback Farmers

adam goodes who do you think you are director kay pavlou

Who Do You Think You Are?

aussie inventions that changed the world

Aussie Inventions That Changed the World

under one roof the chakos kay pavlou director

Under One Roof

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Family Confidential: The Costellos

libby trickett race to london director kay pavlou

Race to London

inside out short film afghan refugee kay pavlou director

Inside Out

All Saints

gangs of oz docu-drama series director kay pavlou

Gangs of Oz

family footsteps tonga episode director kay pavlou

Family Footsteps

monumental vision china land sculpture land artist andrew rogers doco kay pavlou director

Monumental Vision: China

mcleods daughters director kay pavlou

McLeod’s Daughters

love is a four-letter-word director kay pavlou

Love is a Four-Letter-Word

mary mckillop biopic writer director kay pavlou


cyprus a people divided doco kay pavlou

Cyprus: A People Divided

the killing of angelo tsakos director kay pavlou

The Killing of Angelo Tsakos

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