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Chido 
Mwat

Comedian / Writer / Film & Content Maker

I acknowledge that I live  & work on the unceded lands of  Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung and Bunurong Boon Wurrung peoples of the Kulin nations. I would like to pay my respect to their Elders past, present and emerging. 

Bio

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Chido Mwat is a Zimbabwean comedian, writer, film and web content maker living in Naarm (Melbourne, Australia).  Her debut satirical short ‘For Becky’ was featured on SBS, placed third at the Sunshine Short Film Festival (2021), and was an official section at the African Smartphone International Film Festival (2021). In 2022 she received funding from Creative Victoria Creative Projects Fund and the Hume City Council Arts grant to create, write, produce and direct her web series ‘Adult-erers’  on TikTok and Instagram. She has also worked across writing, directing and producing for projects for the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing and Cinespace.

Chido is no stranger to the stage having performed her debut show ‘She-Nanigans the Show’ at The Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Melbourne Fringe (2022). In 2022 Chido was also selected to participate in the Melbourne Theatre Company x Emerging Writers's Festival program First Stage.

Chido has received training and education from AFTRS, The Improv Conspiracy Theatre (sketch and improvisation) , The People of Cabaret and the Behind the Screens program. When Chido is not being creative she works as a locum doctor in the Emergency Department. Her published research focuses on CALD communities. Chido has a passion for connecting with audiences through art - especially quirky comedy!

Screen

Screen

ADULT-ERERS

Creator/ Director/ Producer/ Writer

Supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria and by the Hume City Council Arts Grants program

All episodes HERE

RAT TESTING and TRUE OR FALSE: RAT EDITION

Director/ Producer/ Writer/ Actor

Commisison for Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH)

All episodes HERE

COVID SAFETY 102

Director/ Producer/ Writer/ Actor

DFFH grant recipient

All episodes HERE

THEN VS NOW: COVID EDITION

Director/ Producer/ Writer

Commisison for DFFH

All episodes HERE

FOR BECKY

Director/ Producer/ Writer

Featured on SBS on Demand, placed third at the Sunshine Short Film Festival (2021), official section of the African Smartphone International Film Festival (2021)

Stage

Stage

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SHE-NANIGANS THE SHOW

Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2022

Melbourne Fringe Festival 2022

Writer/Producer/Lead performer

Clips HERE

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BEST OF AFRICA

Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2019

Stand-up

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FIRST STAGE

Melbourne Theatre Company x Emerging Writers' Festival

Writer

Developing Play  "The Anthology of Childhood Horror Stories"

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