Hayley Macfarlane


Hayley MacFarlane is an award-winning Australian director who grew up on the sunny East Coast of Queensland. Her first short film Hummingbirds (2012) gained great success both nationally and internationally and put Hayley on the world map from a young age.

Hayley’s follow up short film, Growing Young (2015) saw similar success screening at festivals around the world.

Fresh out of film school, Hayley signed with Brisbane production company Two Little Indians where she has directed campaigns and commercials for organisations such as Discovery Kids Network, Village Road Show and Tourism QLD.

After moving to London in 2014, Hayley began reality directing on Big Brother UK, at just 23 years old. She has continued to direct the UK’s and Australia’s hottest reality shows shot around the world.

With a strong passion and drive for creating drama content, Hayley currently has a TV drama, Tumbling in development with executive producers Mark Morrissey & Robbie Miles that she co-wrote with writer/ producer James Greville.

Hayley is a versatile director, with a strong focus on performances and a remarkable ability for gripping story telling that is visually beautiful.