Category Archives: short films

Director Biography – Benjamin Bryan (HOME)

Benjamin Bryan is a Melbourne based filmmaker who currently works in film, commercial and documentary formats. Director Statement Home was a unique experience for me, it was the closest filmmaking experience I can relate to street photography. Taking a camera … Continue reading

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Short Film: HOME, 6min., New Zealand, Documentary

A look at what ‘home’ means for South Sudanese refugee Gum Wetnhiak and his family who fled their war torn homeland to start a new life in Melbourne, Australia. Film Type: Documentary Runtime: 6 minutes 18 seconds Completion Date: January … Continue reading

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Short Film: PHYLLIS AND FRANCESCA 48 YEARS ON, 9min., Australia, Documentary

In 1970, when Australia could barely fathom the idea of lesbian relationships, and homosexuality was illegal, the ABC television show This Day Tonight interviewed young couple Phyllis and Francesca. It questioned them on how they could really know they were … Continue reading

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Director – Giorgio Ghiotto, Seamus Tyrrell (SOLACE)

Director Statement Giorgio Ghiotto is a young Italian, London based Filmmaker. Most of his inspiration comes from his deep passion for cultures, nature and his profound desire for discovering and telling stories about ordinary people. His aim is spreading a … Continue reading

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Short Film: SOLACE, 7min., UK, Documentary

The story we captured is about a retiree who, despite his age, continues to surf on a regular basis. Despite being 70 years old he has not lost his energy and enthusiasm for life. While there he began to feel … Continue reading

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Short Film: SCHOOL CROSSING, 16min., Columbia, Documentary

The humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is considered among the worst in Latin American history. While much of the media coverage has focused on the political turmoil in Venezuela, “School Crossing” focuses on an unseen crisis: the education of the next … Continue reading

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Director Biography – Sarah Baptist (STARTING LINEUP)

Starting Lineup is my first short doc. I wanted to capture the charm of being friends with strangers. I’m currently employed as a video editor for a Canadian news station. I have been nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for … Continue reading

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