An independent Australian writer, director and producer. He works across documentary, fiction and animation. His films have screened at Sydney Film Festival, Stuttgart, Flickerfest, Mardi Gras and Outfest as well as on television in Australia, picking up several awards and nominations, including Dendy, ATOM and IF Award wins.
A world overrun by the epidemic of a drug called RIZE, which makes your body float off the ground while your mind experiences lucid memories. Sean and Lusi spot a floating, but untethered, RIZE user (a ‘fallen’) and wait for him to drop from the sky. A way to make quick money using the 'fallen' body for extortion
Tony Radevski DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY Risen
Sanna Allsopp DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY The Moon Child
The Moon Child
A young bedridden girl is trapped in her room. The nights are easier for her as the moon gives her comfort and revives her. She reads as much as she can and wants to learn about her Caribbean history and religion. One night a lunar visitor helps her transcend her physical bonds and find the answers she so desperately needs.
Kevin W. Koehler DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY Habit
Alexander Casimir DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY Straw Man
Amrita Singh DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY Winning in America
Akanksha Cruczynski DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY Close Ties to Home Country
Joseph Covello DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY He Comes At Night
James Morgan DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY Sea Dragon
Spencer Susser THE MAKING OF Save Ralph
An award-winning director, screenwriter, and editor whose career spans feature films, short films, commercials and music videos. He made his feature film directorial debut at Sundance in 2010 with “HESHER”, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rainn Wilson & Natalie Portman, which Spencer co-wrote, produced, edited & directed.
Adriano Miguel DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY The Ring of Beasts
Jonathon Gauthier DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY Waylaid
A first time filmmaker, transferring her experience from directing and writing for the stage to the screen. She has spent the past 5 years writing, directing and performing on the comedy stages of Chicago, and previous to that, in her hometown of Sydney, Australia. McNamee is also an acting coach for both stage and screen.
Bella and Bernie
Two 16 year old carefree confidants, Bella and Bernie, tentatively explore independence and sexuality while trying to dodge the ever watchful eye of Mrs. Judge, Bella’s mother. The evangelical Mrs. Judge has concerns over Bella’s friendship with the vibrant Bernie, wary of Bernie’s secret family history repeating itself in Bella. As Bella learns more about Bernie, and herself, she will realize that choice is fickle, sometimes coming down to those who make the choice and those who must live with the consequences.
Rebecca McNamee DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY Bella and Bernie
Polaris Banks DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY Reklaw
Driven to become a director from the age of 7, Polaris voraciously shot practice shorts and features to learn as much as he could throughout his childhood. He's since shifted to devoting multiple years to one single ambitious production at a time to push what he's able to accomplish independently.
Tadeusz Łysiak DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY The Dress