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THE VISITOR receives production funding

THE VISITOR has received production investment from the Besen Foundation and the City of Port Phillip, through their Cultural Development Fund. The film is now in pre-production, and will film in suburban Melbourne in late September.      

Screenwriting Prize

Justin’s short film script for THE VISITOR recently won that Grand Prize for Best Short Film Screenplay at the New York Screenplay Contest

Echo Chamber web series launch

ECHO CHAMBER, the satirical web series has launched on Facebook, with episodes being released weekly. Episodes can be viewed at the project’s Facebook page

Campaign Brief Interview

Justin was recently interviewed by advertising magazine Campaign Brief about some of his work. You can read it here: Campaign Brief interview And the extended interview can be read here

Recent news

FUN CITY recently screened a season at ACMI alongside the Australian feature film Careful, He Might Hear You (1983, dir: Carl Shultz, starring Robyn Nevin, Wendy Hughes & John Hargreaves). It also screened in the Giant Steps program of short films on Channel 31. MASTER POET recently completed a successful crowdfunding campaign for post-production, and has just completed its
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New short film completes production

Justin has recently completed production on his new short film MASTER POET, a black comedy that centres on a young would-be-poet who will stop at nothing to have her work published. The film is currently in post-production.  

Adelaide’s a Fun City

FUN CITY has been selected for the Shorts Film Festival in Adelaide, and will screen in November as a finalist. More details at the festival website.

Stories I Want To Tell You In Person

Justin has begun his director’s attachment on the ABC comedy mini-series Stories I Want To Tell You In Person. The series is written by Lally Katz, based on her stage play, directed by Erin White and produced by Katherine Slattery and Rita Walsh for Matchbox Pictures.

Reel Good interview

Off the back of the premiere of CURTAIN CALL at the Melbourne International Film Festival, Justin was interviewed by Reel Good about his experience making the film and life as a filmmaker. Check out the interview here: Featured Filmmaker | Reel Good FUN CITY has recently been selected for the Catalina Film festival in the USA
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CURTAIN CALL acquired by Foxtel

CURTAIN CALL has been acquired by SBS Studio (Foxtel Channel 132), and will screen on Monday 18th August at 7pm and again on Tuesday August 19th at 6pm. Read a write up about the film on popular blog TV Tonight here: CURTAIN CALL | TV Tonight And another review of the film here: CURTAIN CALL | Film
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