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…
Shooting is underway on Apocalypse Films’s short documentary, Dunira Creek.
The short documentary focusses on a group of retired teachers and teachers unionists who share a friendship that has spanned almost fifty years. The glue of the friendship is four two-hundred litre barrels of Tawny Port first purchased from Brown Brothers of Milawa in the late 70’s. Continue reading DUNIRA CREEK DOCUMENTARY BEGINS
Apocalypse Films Producer Tuuli Forward’s short film, Mensajeiru ( The 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
Apocalypse 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 cinematography by Max Davis and authentic production design by Melchior Dias Fernandes. Congratulations to Tuuli, Francisca and her team.