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Craig Boreham

 

 

Craig Boreham - Director

Craig Boreham, is a Sydney based writer, director. A graduate the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), Craig has directed nine short films, several ads, music clips and has worked extensively in the area of post-production on many projects. Much of Craig's video and film work focuses on themes of sexuality and the politics of desire. His films have been seen in over 100 festival screenings and received numerous awards including “The City of Melbourne Best Short Film Award”, Melbourne Queer Film Festival, and Best Independent Film, Newtown Flicks Festival – Sydney.

His short drama TRANSIENT is a poignant end of love story that premiered at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival and was nominated for the Teddy Award for best short film. Craig was invited to return to Berlin as one of two Australian directors chosen to attend the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2006 with classes and seminars held by industry heavy weights such as Michel Gondry, Charlotte Rampling, Wim Wenders, Christopher Doyle, and Anthony Dod Mantle.

In 2008 a retrospective of Craig's work, CINEMA OF TRUE POISON was presented by Fundación Triángulo in Madrid. Currently Craig is developing his first feature film with Annmaree Bell and Azure Productions and a television documentary with Tony Ayres for Big and Little Films.

 
 

Annmaree Bell

 

Annmaree J Bell - Producer

Annmaree J Bell is a producer at a young production company founded on the principals: create, inspire, achieve. Azure Productions develops features, shorts and music videos. With over 15 years project management experience Annmaree’s most recent production; FRAIL won best short at the 2008 Bondi Short Film Festival and continues to screen world wide including Tehran, Montrael and Palm Springs.

In 2009 Annmaree produced DROWNING and VINYL both with the support of Screen Australia. She has also produced many music videos and corporate collateral.

Annmaree is currently devoping the features, MEMORY OF BREATHING, THE LAST REPRIEVE and SKYMAZE.

 

 
 

Bonnie Elliott

 

Bonnie Elliott - Director of Photography

Bonnie Elliott is a cinematographer with over forty short film credits, many of which have screened at major International and Australian film festivals, including TRANSIENT, an official selection of the 2005 Berlin International Film Festival.

In 2006 she won three Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) awards, including a Gold for Vend, a Young Filmmakers Fund short that won Best Film at the 2006 St Kilda Film Festival and was nominated for an IF award. At the 2007 ACS Awards she received a Gold for FRAIL (an official selection of the 2007 Palm Springs International Film Festival, 2008 Montreal Film Festival), and a Bronze for FEELING LONELY (a finalist at the 2007 Manhattan Short Film Festival). Bonnie was one of five Australians selected to attend the Berlin Film Festival Talent Campus in 2006.

Bonnie graduated from the Australian Film Television and Radio School with a Masters in Cinematography in 2007, and during her time there directed her first film as a solo writer /director, MEDITATIONS ON A NAME, which screened at the 2007 Sydney Film Festival, and in competition at the 2008 Berlin International Film Festival. Since graduating, Bonnie has been shooting both drama and documentaries in all manner of interesting places from Arnhem Land to India. In 2008 she shot her first feature film in Iran, MY TEHRAN FOR SALE, for producers Julie Ryan and Kate Croser, which will premiere at the 2009 Adelaide Film Festival.

At the 2007 IF Awards she was the recipient of the Rising Talent Award.

 
  Tarnia Nichol  
Tarnia Nichol - Production Designer

Tarnia Nichol began her career as an interior designer but found the art of story telling and film making a more rewarding experience.

Tarnia has worked extensively in all areas of production Design on many productions, including CROSSBOW, directed by David Michod which premiered at the prestgious Venice International Film Festival and was also selected for the Sundance Film Festival (2008)

Tarnia has recieved numerous awards including, Adobe Prize for Excellence in Design (2006) and the Laminex Prize for Excellence and Innovation in Interior Design (2002)

 
  Adrian Rostirolla  

Adrian Rostirolla - Editor

Adrian Rostirolla has edited many recent Australian feature films including as KOKODA, GABRIEL,THE NOTHING MEN and COFFIN ROCK as well as the award winning feature documentary BOMB HARVEST. He also edited the Oscar nominated film BIRTHDAY BOY and the AFI nominated shorts SMALL BOXES and THE GROUND BENEATH.

At the 2008 Screen Editors Guild awards he won an award for Best Editing for THE GROUND BENEATH and was also nominated for an episode of the SBS doco series, INSPIRING TEACHERS. In 2006 he was nominated for Best Editing for KOKODA at the IF Awards.

 
  Pete Goodwin  
Pete Goodwin - Music and Sound Designer

Pete Goodwin is a classically trained electronic composer, producer, performer, sound designer and DJ. His production outfit, Red light Disco, has been the forefront for his music since 1998, with several independent compact disc releases, as well as live multimedia performances both locally and nationally, including major Australian Festivals. Pete is also the frontman for the electronic music outfit THE SWEATS.

His theatre compositions credits include seven productions for Queensland Theatre Company and all Real TV productions.

Pete has worked extensively with director Craig Boreham on various projects including the films TRANSIENT, LOVE BITE, AND EVERYTHING NICE and STRAY. Pete has recently completed work on the Australian telemovie SAVED Starring Claudia Karvan and Directed by AFI winner Tony Ayres.

 

 
     


CREDITS

Screen Australia presents an Azure Productions film

mik MILES SZANTO

dan XAVIER SAMUEL

pheadra TESS HAUBRICH

tommy BREN FOSTER

ma SYLVIA ALLEWELT



writer & director CRAIG BOREHAM

producer ANNMAREE J BELL

cinematographer BONNIE ELLIOTT

production & costume designer TARNIA NICOL

editor ADRIAN ROSTIROLLA

sound designer PETE GOODWIN

original music by PETE GOODWIN

KEY CREW
line producer ANNE ROBINSON
production assistants KATE REESE DAVIES
MAGGIE RALSTON
production runner JOHN-PAUL MCELWEE
unit attachment CALUM WILSON-AUSTIN
production accountant MATT CARTER
greek language specialist MICHAEL CHRISOULAKIS

first assistant director KATE NORTH ASH
second assistant director SASCHA MARDEN
script supervisor MARGARET TILLSON
focus puller GERARD MAHER
data wranger HUGH RUHERFORD
underwater camera ROGER BUCKINGHAM

gaffer SIMON WILLIAMS
best boy AARON REGAN
key grip TIM DUGGAN
assistant grips DAVID LITCHFIELD
COLIN BISHOP

sound recordist RICHARD BOXHALL
boom operator DAN MCMAHON

art director INNEKE SMIT
set dresser/artist ISHTAR CAVAGNINO
standby props/artists LEW KEILAR
art assistants KATHRYN ALLEN
TIM DONNELLY

costume standby GAIL STROUD

makeup & hair artist DEBBIE MULLER

safety supervisor LUKE QUINTON
fight coordinator ASHLEY FAIRFIELD
safety report WHO DARES, Roger Graham
traffic control WHO DARES

caterers EAT AND SHOOT THROUGH
stills photographer HUGH RUTHERFORD
SAM HODGE
JEREMY MASON MCGRAW
NATALIA GUBAREVA

post production supervisor JOHN FRANK
red editing facility AZURE PRODUCTIONS
grading INTERCOLOUR, Warren Lynch


insurance HW WOODS BROKERS
radios TIN CAN COMMUNICATIONS
legal services ALL AT ONCE, Melissa Beauford

screen australia project officers

STEPHEN WALLACE
MEGAN MCMURCHY


THANK YOU TO:

Anne Ahrens, Waverley Council, Max Markson; Melanie Hendra
Don Gillies; Parramatta Council; Tom Sigelski of Red Bull; IQ Water Company;
Simon Baker of Bakers Delight Leichardt; Cherie Gunton;

SPECIAL THANKS TO:

Phoenix Leonard, John Frank, Dean Francis, Jonathon Wald, Tony Ayres
and
all our friends and family

Filmed in Sydney, Australia

Developed and financed
with the assistance of Screen Australia

© 2009 Screen Australia and Azure Productions


 
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