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< 2015 features summary

STORY DEVELOPMENT - matched funding

March 2016

GO KARTS (Working Title)
See Pictures Pty Ltd
Genre
Family
Producer Jamie Hilton
Director Owen Trevor
Writer Steve Worland
Synopsis ‘Go Karts’ (Working Title) is a thrilling family film about a 14-year-old boy who must overcome tremendous odds to achieve his dream of winning the Australian Go Kart Championship and revive the fortunes of his struggling hometown.

PRIVATE MOODY
Revlover Films Pty Ltd
Genre
Drama
Producer Martha Coleman
Writer Reg Cribb
Synopsis Private Moody is based on the true story of Horrie, the terrier who stole the heart of a nation when word of his heroics in Europe fighting with a tight group of Aussie diggers became headline news.

November 2015

YOUNG ROMANTICS
Porchlight Films Pty Ltd in association with See Saw Films UK
Genre
Drama
Producers Liz Watts, Iain Canning
Director Cate Shortland
Writers Tommy Murphy, Cate Shortland
Synopsis A gothic romance inspired by the love triangle of Mary Shelley, Percy Shelley and her stepsister Claire Clairmont, together with the coterie of that world including the tantalisingly arrogant but brilliant Lord Byron.
Matched w/ Film 4

ZIGGY
Augustus Punch Pty Ltd
Genre
Drama, Musical, Thriller
Producers Lynette Howell Taylor, Jamie Patricof
Director / Writer Diesel Schwarze
Synopsis Ziggy chronicles the rise and fall of the titular character, a hunchback escape artist who arrives in New York during the mass-culture boom of the Roaring Twenties and falls in love with the fiancée of a powerful media mogul.
Matched w/ STX Entertainment

I AM WOMAN
Goalpost Pictures Australia Pty Ltd
Genre
Drama, Adaptation
Producer Rosemary Blight
Producer / Director Unjoon Moon
Writer Emma Jensen
Synopsis 'I Am Woman' is the story behind the woman who wrote a song which galvanised a generation of women to fight for change.
Matched w/ eOne Films

SHEILA
Revlover Films Pty Ltd and Goalpost Pictures Pty Ltd
Genre
Drama, Adaptation
Producers Martha Coleman, Rosemary Blight
Executive Producers Andrew Mackie, Richard Peyton
Writer Samantha Strauss
Synopsis The true story of Sheila Chisolm, the Australian beauty who stole the heart of the future King of England. Based on the book by Robert Wainwright.
Matched w/ Transmission Films

CHOIR OF HARD KNOCKS
Macgowan Films Pty Ltd 
Genre
Drama, Adaptation
Producers Marian Macgowan, Jason Stephens
Director Jonathan Teplitzky
Writer Pip Karmel
Synopsis A choir that brings together the disparate and the desperate provides its reluctant choirmaster with unexpected discoveries, not the least himself.
Matched w/ FremantleMedia International

JULY 2015

TO THE BITTER END
Signalhill
Genre
Thriller
Producer Carolyn Frichot
Executive Producer Sue Maslin
Director Damien Lay
Writer John Goldsmith
Synopsis A psychological thriller in which pirate and pursuer become locked in a dangerous ocean pursuit, to bring home the catch at all cost.

 

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