Penny Vozniak is an independent filmmaker based in Sydney, Australia. 

Her first film, Despite the Gods, premiered in Toronto at Hot Docs and has screened at over 40 international film festivals.

Vozniak’s side project is creating single-take dream-themed music videos, and in 2012 she was short-listed for London’s Shots Magazine New Director Award. 

She has taught masterclasses in non-fiction filmmaking at the Victorian College of the Arts, Stockholm International Film Festival, and RMU Pittsburgh. Her films have received funding from Screen Australia, the Australian Film Commission, and National Geographic. 

Vozniak is in post-production on her second feature, The Last Best Hope Of Earth, and has recently returned from filming Nigeria Ever After