Short Films

THE VISITOR

Directed by Dan Castle, Produced by Jane Fullerton-Smith (2002, 30min)

Barry Otto. Michael is avoiding phone calls regarding his dear friend and former lover Chris who is dying back in America. Then comes a surprise visitor.

AFI nominee, Best Short Film 2003. Grand Prize and Audience Award, Mardi Gras Film Festival, Syd 2003


MIMI

Directed by Warwick Thornton, Produced by Blackfella Films (2002, 12 min)

Sophie Lee, Aaron Pedersen, David Gulpilil. A satire of the indigenous art industry.

TOGETHER

Directed by Madeleine Hetherton, Produced by More Sauce, The Physical TV Company & Danielle Kelly (2004, 8min 30)

A man enters a house and is confronted by memories from the past … Through a series of dance routines we watch the couples relationship at different moments in time. As the man is drawn through the house he moves closer to the present and the couple’s final confrontation. Together is a film about the things we leave behind …

Winner Award of Distinction American Dance Festival, USA, 2004 Winner National Audience Award Reeldance, Australia, 2004 Highly Commended Dance on Camera, USA, 2005 Woodford Film Festival, Australia, 2005 Dance Film Association, New York, USA, 2005 Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Australia, 2005 Constellation Change Dance Festival, UK, 2005dan(E)motion, Dance on Screen Festival, Indonesia, 2005 Commonwealth Film Festival, UK, 2005 In The Realm of the Senses, Australia, 2005 Fitzroy Shorts Film Festival, Australia, 2005 Dance Screen, UK, 2005 Il Coreografo Electronico Naples, Italy, 2004 Video Dance, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2004 WOW festival, Australia, 2004 AUSDANCE festival, Australia, 2004 Monaco Dance Festival, Monaco, 2004

POOLSIDE

Directed by Armand De Saint-Salvy, Produced by Danielle Kelly (2005, 10 min)

A shy old Asian man catches the eye of a playful old Jewish woman at the local swimming pool. To meet her, he must pluck up the courage, but to do so means risking his pride and his heart.


GABRIEL

Directed by Cherie Knott, Produced by Janine Burchett (2004, 10min 30)

An imaginative six-year-old boy, Gabriel, has developed a close relationship to his pet ants. When one stops moving he questions his mother about life, death and love for the first time.

Winner Best Short Film, 2005 Oberhausen In Short Film Festival – Yugend and Kinder. Winner Dare to Dream, 2005 Giffoni In FF, Hollywood. Winer Silver Gryphon at the 2005 Giffoni In FF, Italy. Silver Finalist International Family Film Festival, USA


THE REUNION

Directed by Pip Newling, Produced by Lisa Duff & Greg Duffy (1998, 7min 40)

A man is visited by his dead lover.

Best Narrative Short Film, The Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival.