Seven projects funded through AUDACITY.

Seven screen projects will be supported into production through Wide Angle Tasmania’s Audacity Fund.  With a strong mix of genres and teams, the films will premiere at WAT’s ‘Last Hurrah’ at the Theatre Royal in June.  Huge congratulations to:

The Birdmann ‘Live’
‘The internationally infamous Birdmann’s greatest comedy variety acts in front of a live audience.’
Rose Schramm (producer), Trent Baumann (co-director, writer) & Andy Wilson (co-director)
50 minutes for DVD release - $1,500

Fellini
‘Needing to prove that he literally can’t live without his ex- girlfriend, hipster Brian Fellini allows his health to decline into a life threatening condition – all while a video camera rolls.’
Daniel Peek (producer, director, writer)
11 minute short comedy for festival release - $2,000

Douglas
‘A Christmas Carol to thank Douglas the Elf who flies behind Santa, cleaning up reindeer poo.’
Astrid Wells Cooper (co-producer, director, writer) & Nicholas Storr (co-producer)
2 minute short musical for web delivery - $1,500

The Ewbank Project
‘This lonely, precarious needle of rock has haunted imaginations around the world, and changed the lives of those who've made the pilgrimage to the bottom of the world to climb it.’
Simon Bischoff (co-producer, director) & Mathew Farrell (co-producer)
15 minute documentary for festival delivery - $11,000

The Calling Hours
We all lose people we love. But, if there was a person who knew a way to bring a loved, one back to life for just a few minutes, would you knock on that door? And if you did, what would you say?’
Nathan Spencer (co-producer, co-writer), Shaun Wilson (co-producer, director), Tim Logan
6 minute short horror/drama for festival delivery - $5,000

Fighting to be heard
'In 2011 Jim Everett was arrested protesting the construction of a highway across Aboriginal land. Fighting to be heard, is the story of one of Tasmania’s best known Aboriginal elders and his fight to share and protect the heritage, stories and history of his people.'
Troy Melville (co-producer, director), Jim Everett (co-producer)
7 minute documentary for festival release, $2,564

The Garden, part one 
'We journey through a suburban garden and discover an eclectic bunch of garden ornaments, insects and animals existing in a world of interconnectedness, conflict and struggle, coping with the impending natural cycle of growth and decay.'
Craige Langworthy (producer and director)
8 minute art film for festival and web release, $3,000