Chopper’s big wins at MUFF

Mark ‘Chopper’ Read wins Best Supporting Actor at Melbourne Underground FIlm Festival – for his role in Start.Options.Exit.
The late Mark ‘Choper’ Read, who passed October last year has taken out best supporting actor for his role as a volatile army disposal store clerk in the subversive independent Melbourne dark comedy Start.Options.Exit.
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According to Read’s long time partner and mother of his second child Margaret Cossar the award is Chopper’s first ever, of any kind. A long overdue accolade for a controversial figure, writer, and entertainer who has appeared in, and contributed to a myriad of content within Australia’s film and television subculture.
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Start.Options.Exit. film makers Chris Mitchell and Yoav Lester also took out a clean sweep of awards for their debut featuring film including;
Best Film / Best Director / Best Screenplay – with co-writter and lead actor Ari Neville
Best Supporting Male Lead – Chopper Read
Best Supporting Female Lead – Tottie Goldsmith

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