The story of Allan “Swampy” Marsh and his Maremma dog Oddball. Swampy convinced local authorities to allow Oddball to protect a colony of Little Penguins on Middle Island from wild cats and dogs. Oddball succeeds in his campaign and becomes a front runner for Maremma dogs being used to protect other endangered Australian wildlife.
Directed by: Stuart McDonald
Written by: Peter Ivan
Starring: Shane Jacobson, Sarah Snook, Coco Jack Gillies and Deborah Mailman
Release Date: August 2015
Oddball will screen as part of this year’s CinéfestOZ.