Tag Archives: Short Film

7 TIPS MAKING SHORT FILMS IN A FOREIGN COUNTRY

Making short films is difficult enough on your home turf even though you may have peers to call on, favours to call in, actors to call up –  but producing a short overseas is a different “hervidor de pescado”. (See Tip #3)

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Skinned – from NO to GO in 24 hours

About 3 weeks ago I got the approval and funding to attend a screenwriting conference in Santiago, Chile. Straight away I had the crazy idea of making a short film whilst there. I wrote a script, Skinned, and based the story on the resources I would have at hand.

Or so I thought…

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THE MESSENGER @ MUNICH

Apocalypse Films Producer Tuuli Forward’s short film, MensajeiruThe Messenger ), made its debut on the European mainland in November at the Munich International Festival of Film Schools. Writer / Director Francisca Maia was there to represent the film with the generous support of the Munich Film School. Continue reading THE MESSENGER @ MUNICH

DONKEY at SIGHTLINES

The short film from director Siobhan Jackson, Donkey in a Lion’s Cage (producers: Andrew O’Keefe & Tuuli Forward) recently screened at  the Sightlines Conference held at RMIT in Melbourne. The inaugural academic conference attracted filmmakers from all over the world. You can watch the trailer here.

THE MESSENGER at MIFF

MIFF 2014Apocalypse Films producer Tuuli Forward‘s latest short film, Mensajeiru (The Messenger), recently had its world premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival.

The film, written and directed by Timor-Leste native Francisca Maia, was filmed in Timor in 2013. Shot over a week in the jungle outside Dili, the challenging shoot involved numerous local crew working on a film production for the first time. The Messenger showcases naturalistic cinematograpScreen Shot 2015-02-06 at 10.16.16 AMhy by Max Davis and authentic production design by Melchior Dias Fernandes.  Congratulations to Tuuli, Francisca and her team.

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