Written and directed by Australian filmmaker Nik Wansbrough, Girl + Ghost mixes animation with live action in a dialogue-free romance about a lonely ghost in love with the girl living on his street. Four years in the making, the film reveals the ghost’s fantastical daydreams, but it appears that a flirtatious postman has caught the girl’s eye and is […]

Written and directed by Australian filmmaker Daniel Askill, now best known for directing fellow Australian singer Sia’s music videos (Chandelier, Elastic Heart), We Have Decided Not To Die is a bold, mesmeric experimental dramawith a throbbing soundtrack that performed well on the short film festival circuit. Askill also performs in the film, being the man seen in the second ritual between the […]

A horror film from Australia starring Americans, Saw, wtitten by Leigh Whannell and directed by James Wan, is the short movie that spawned the somewhat ridiculous but extremely successful feature franchise. Whannel plays the lead character, David, who has suffered at the hands of the psychologically unhinged, wannabe puppteer. Whannell revived the role in the first Saw feature film but has mainly […]

The Ride | Short Film from Timothy Melville on Vimeo. The Ride is a comical romantic drama from Australian filmmaker Timothy Melville. Forgoing the hit-and-miss festival route, Melville decided to put his great short film online straight away instead. In The Ride we find a man waiting by his car for his mates to return when his ex-lover passes by. […]

A slightly misleading title – do not expect to be titilated! – this is a beautifully made drama short from Australian filmmaker Denie Pentecost that was nominated for a Palme d’Or. Sexy Thing is the story of a young boy who escapes his reality by immersing himself in a watery version of the world. With no dialogue apart from an […]

Miracle Fish, written and directed by Australian Luke Doolan, was nominated for an Academy Award. It is something of a slow-burner but worth the patience. We follow schoolboy Joe on his 8th birthday. After suffering at the hands of the playground bullies, Joe sneaks off to the sick bay, wishing that everyone would go away. He soon finds […]

Written and directed by Australian filmmaker Adrian Powers, Scruples is another testosterone heavy thriller filmDesire that has much indebtedness to the early films of Quentin Tarantino. Two ‘cleaners’ for a criminal gang have been sent to tie up a loose end. However, one of them is an undercover cop who finds himself in a tricky spot. A slightly insincere account […]

    A fine example of a romantic  film Desire, Signs was brought to the screen by Australian filmmaker Patrick Hughes with writing credits including Karl Fleet and Nick Worthington. It is a universal story that is universally liked about a guy and a girl working in opposite office blocks and therefore relient on signs to pursue their […]

Written and directed Australian filmmaker by Ben Phelps, who also made Nice Shootin’ Cowboy, Checkpoint makes use of the vastness of the Australian outback. A husband and wife are driving along a deserted road with their teenage daughter when they are stopped by three soldiers. They have entered a restricted zone and the soldiers – threatening and racist – are […]