Sunday Shorts: Living With Kanye

Living With Kanye Article by Adrian Prospero (Writer/Director) The idea behind Living With Kanye was born on the last evening in August 2015. The MTV Video Music Awards was blasting from the television and Taylor Swift took the stage to introduce the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. “And the award goes to … Kanye West”.…

Sunday Shorts: The Noose

Article written by Phillip Middleton Although I haven’t personally lost anyone close to me to suicide, people I know have collectively lost a mind-boggling number of friends and family. Pondering the apparent insanity of this led to the creation of The Noose, which is an attempt to make sense of that critical moment when someone…

Sunday Shorts: A Girl’s Best Friend

Bec Caldwell (Writer/Producer) “This script completely came about by accident. I was writing a little two hander scene between a cop and a ‘rough’ chick, intending to use it as a showreel scene or audition piece. After I had written that, I researched my character so much that I accidentally wrote an entire plot around it.…

Sunday Shorts: The Artifice

The Artifice Written, Produced and Directed by Matthew Holmes Starring Jushua Jaeger, Nadia Holmes, Bailey Barbour, Gregory Quinn, Adam Wilson and Michael Resce Article written by Matthew Holmes In a way, The Artifice was the short film that launched The Legend of Ben Hall. Nearly all the crew on this film formed the team for…

Sunday Shorts: The First Place The Last Place

Article written by Phillip Storer In May 2016, the Federal Government shortlisted a site in the Ikara-Flinders Ranges in South Australia for Australia’s first Nuclear Waste dump. The Ikara-Flinders Ranges was formed over 540 million years ago in South Australia and is a place of great natural beauty. The First Place The Last Place considers…

Sunday Shorts: No Hawaiian

Words by Ben Chisholm (Director) The making of “No Hawaiian” came about after driving past the local pizzeria. I had the Simpsons song “You don’t win friends with salad” running through my head from the previous nights episode, but after seeing the store, I changed the lyrics to “You don’t put pineapple on pizza”. This…

Sunday Shorts: Placidyl

It’s David Lynch meets The Stepford Wives in this dark allegorical comedy about a woman with a misshapen head, and the under-lurkings of a town secret buried deep. Placidyl (Or The Dairy of a Madwoman) asks the big questions; What is it to be an outcast with a triangle-shaped cranium? How can society be as…

Watch! Sunday Shorts: Grid Face

Grid Face Directed by Naveed Farro Starring Athan Bellos Grid Face highlights the issues regarding creative freedom by following a man leading a double life as an architect and a graffiti writer. Written by Naveed Farro Grid Face is a short film that follows an architect, Felix, who is leading a double life as a graffiti writer. Constantly…

Sunday Shorts: Morgue – Watch it here!

Morgue Directed by Jake Shannon Produced by Lewis Rodan Starring Mario Piccoli and Phillip MacKenzie Morgue was made in 2013 as part of Murdoch University’s Advanced Screen program. Though some of the crew had collaborated before, it was a milestone achievement for us in the endeavour of the short film format. We were dedicated to making sure…

Sunday Shorts #19: Nobody’s Perfect

“You constantly exercise your ability to chase and catch those candid, elusive moments that are the magic and heart of any true story.” Australian filmmaking duo Victoria Carwin and Sam Haft impressed the San Francisco DocFest programmers with their uplifting story Nobody’s Perfect. The film celebrates true kindness, unconditional love and everyone’s right to live…