Sunday Shorts: Rabbits

Riley Sugars Director, Writer & Co-Producer Ruby Betts Producer Jon Grosland Producer Danny Field Cinematographer Phoenix Waddell Production Designer Chloe Graham Editor Leon Ross Original Score Gemma Stack Sound Designer Set in late 1960’s Australia, Henry and his father George stand in the field, hunting. They are two different kinds of men and George’s overpowering nature dominates Henry’s life. George envisages success for Henry,…

Sunday Shorts: Sammy the Salmon

Written and Directed by Jake Shannon Produced by Chris Luscri Starring Liam Maguire, Mark Mitchell, Liz Esguerra and Edward McCullough Spencer, while weeping uncontrollably on a beach starts a conversation with a talking salmon. Spencer explains that he is secretly gay but is due to marry his female fnance. The salmon ofers to help Spencer break up…

Sunday Shorts: Blood Orange

► WATCH THE FULL FILM BELOW Article written by M.P. Wills (Director, Blood Orange) To me, Blood Orange was really inspired by slow cinema, especially the early Asian films of the 80s, and 90s. What struck me most as a kid growing up and watching those sorts of films was their use of visual economy; how…

Sunday Shorts: Ascendant

Directed by Josh Zammit Written by Josh Zammit and Samuel Loveridge Produced by Samuel Loveridge and Josh Zammit Starring Harry Greenwood In a bleak industrial future, a lone man wanders a recently abandoned greyhound track, chasing former glory, only to be confronted by what he finds. Director’s Statement Development on Ascendant began in early 2014.…

Sunday Shorts: Superheroes

Superheroes is a live action / animated short film which tells the story of a boy’s connection to his imagination. Surrounded by family violence, ten year old James uses the power of his imagination as a sanctuary for himself, his brother and mother from a disturbing reality. Written and Directed by Chris Busuttil Produced by…

Sunday Shorts: Tech, Support

Written and Directed by Nic Barker Co-written by and starring Jordan Barr and Darcy Kent Amanda is just trying to get the internet working, but hits a roadblock in the form of a sexist IT support worker on the phone. Article by Nic Barker Tech, Support is a semi-improvised comedic satire about the micro-aggressions that…

Sunday Shorts: All Through the Night

Written and Directed by Russell Wyatt Roberts Starring Stewart Mulligan and Paul Davey Article written by Russell Wyatt Roberts Long before the film’s festival success, the humble beginnings of All Through The Night began as a passion project of mine, with a desire to create a character piece, set entirely inside a car and attempt to employ…

Sunday Shorts: Papercut

Papercut tells the story of two closeted actors on their way to their first high profile awards ceremony, as they fight both expectation and each other in the back seat of a car. Papercut screened on opening night at the Perth International Queer film festival. At the conclusion of the seven-day festival this week Papercut…

Sunday Shorts: An American Piano

Directed by award-winning filmmaker Paul Leeming and written and produced by Hamish Downie, An American Piano is based on the extraordinary true story of a young Japanese girl who played the piano for Prisoners of War during World War II and how it affected their lives. War is only possible when the enemy is dehumanised.…

Sunday Shorts: Wrong Turn

Cinema Australia Original Content: Written and Directed by Bailey Watts and Peter Danks Produced by Kallan Baita Starring Rupert Raineri, Savannah Lamble and Patch May “We wanted to illustrate the point that you don’t have to piss off to the bigger cities to create projects like this.” Article by Bailey Watts and Peter Danks Wrong Turn…