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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 in a Lion’s Cage is now on the market!

The Clermont-Ferrand short film market that is.

Donkey in a Lion’s Cage is represented at the world’s leading short film festival and market dedicated to short films.  Clermont-Ferrand in France, is on now and our little film is represented. The market contains a video library for DonkeyFrench and foreign television buyers, distributors and festival programmers to view the all of the films in competition, as well as the films out of competition, that were submitted for consideration.

Check out Donkey in a Lion’s cage at in the market catalogue here.


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.


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.