SHORT FILMS

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REPENTANCE

2018 | 15 min

Directed by Jack Welch | Cinematography by Dean Francis

Based on raw testimonies of domestic abuse, Repentance is a powerful short film exploring the emotions and impact of a desperate wife driven to murder.

FESTIVALS

Miami Independent Film Festival | CKF International Film Festival | Indie Best Films Festival (Ibestff) | Independent Shorts Awards | The Next Level International Film Festival | Honor Film Festival | AltFF Alternative Film Festival | Sydney Indie Film Festival | Oz International Film Festival | International Shorts | Changing Face International Film Festival | Finalist LA Fest.

AWARDS

Best film and best actress at Independent shorts.

 

ABSIT

2017 | 18 min

Directed by Imogen Ross | Cinematography by Dean Francis

Kiran Aarons is a 30 year old man who has lived his life to the fullest with God's intentions in mind. He has kept to a strict 

regime of faith and commitment, and has never felt doubt in his conviction. An accident at a local pool, brought about by a competitive mindset, brings Kiran to his knees at a surreal interaction with what lies beyond death. He battles doubt, fear, irresponsibility and dread as he tries to search for his true meaning on Earth

 

VERMIN

2006 | 22 min

In a city overrun by feral cats, an exterminator encounters a feral boy and becomes entangled in the struggle to save him. As his obsession with cat-boy intensifies, he uncovers animalistic urges which threaten his own position on the food chain.

FESTIVALS

Japanese Film Festival | Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Czech Republic | National Screening Tour, Australia – AFTRS | Palm Springs International Short Film Festival, USA | Revelation Perth International Film Festival, Australia | Show Me Shorts Film Festival, New Zealand | St George International Film Festival, Canada | Sydney Underground Film Festival | TOFFIFEST Torun Film Festival, Poland

AWARDS

Gold Award – Australian Cinematographers Society | Best Narrative Drama – Sydney Underground Film Festival | Best Actor (Damon Gameau) – Sydney Underground Film Festival | Nominated, Best Student Short Film - Australian Directors Guild Awards

 

BOYS GRAMMAR

2004 | 12min

School-yard bullying is taken to unimaginable extremes when a teenage boy is raped by his peers at a private boys boarding school. The teenager confronts his attacker only to find that he too is caught up in a viscious cycle of violence and abuse.

FESTIVALS

Auburn International Film & Video Festival for Children and Young Adults, Sydney Australia | Australian International Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia | Frameline, San Fransico Gay and Lesbian Film Festival | Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival | Japanese Film Festival | Melbourne Queer Film and Video Festival, Australia | National Screening Tour, Australia – AFTRS | NewFest - New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, USA | Newtown Film Festival, Sydney, Australia | Out Takes, Dallas Film Festival, USA | Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, USA | Queer as Film, Boise, USA | Reeling Film Festival 2006, USA | San Fransico IndieFest Film Festival, USA | Short Soup International Short Film and Food Festival, Sydney, Australia | St Tropez Film Festival, France | Sydney Mardi Gras Film Festival, Australia | Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, USA | XPOSED International Queer Short Film Festival, Berlin, Germany

AWARDS

Audience Award - "Ii Festival De Cine Diversidad”, Barcelona | Best Film - Newtown Film Festival

 

AFTERLIFE

2006 | 8 min

A flight attendant on a Trans-Pacific flight asks the question: "what would you do with the last five minutes of your life?" And answers it in the worst-case scenario.

FESTIVALS

Australian International Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia | Bondi Short Film Festival, Sydney, Australia | Flickerfest, Sydney, Australia | Hollywood Film Festival, USA | National Screening Tour, Australia – AFTRS | Palm Springs International Short Film Festival, USA | Revelation Perth International Film Festival, Australia | Shorts Film Festival, Adelaide, Australia | Show Me Shorts Film Festival, New Zealand | Temcula Valley International Film and Music Festival, USA

AWARDS

Best Directed Drama Award - Australian Screen Directors Association | Gold Award - Australian Cinematographers Society | Nominated, Best Sound in a Student Film - Motion Picture Sound Editors of America

 

DUPION

2003 | 9 min

Dupion is a fabric produced by two silk worms who together spend their lives spinning a double cocoon. The worms are submerged in boiling liquid and as their lives end, their cocoon is weaved into fabric.

FESTIVALS

Cinewest International Experimental Film Festival, Sydney, Australia | Cinewest International Experimental Film Festival, Sydney, Australia | NBC TV Mind Ignite, USA