‘A QUICK LOVE STORY’ WINS IN PARIS 

 NEXT UP FOR THE 2019 TRAVELING PROGRAM: 

 AUSTIN - JAN 13 

 LONDON - JAN 25 

10 Short Films by Rising Stars of Australian Cinema will be screened in London on January 25, 2019

A 90-minute program of short films

FULL PROGRAM
This year's films explore love in many forms, connectivity versus isolation, and technology versus humanity
 
Nursery Rhymes

5 minutes — Drama — Directed by Tom Noakes, written by Will Goodfellow

On the side of a country road, a bizarre encounter with a Metalhead takes a profound turn

Best Director, Sydney Film Festival 2018

Special Mention: Best Live-Action Short 15 Minutes and Under, Palm Springs Shortfest 2018

I Love You Sara

11 minutes — Sci-Fi Drama — Written and directed by Daniel White

An inventor from the not-so-distant future reminisces about his single greatest creation

Judas Collar

15 minutes — Drama — Written and directed by Alison James

In outback Australia a wild camel is fitted with a tracking device known as a Judas Collar

Best Short Film and Best Director, St Kilda 2019, Jury Award, Austin Film Festival 2018

Eligible for entry into the 92nd Academy Awards in 2020

Piano Mums

11 minutes — Drama — Directed by Ellie Hayward, written by Aven Yap

A Chinese-Australian tiger mum pushes her Australian-born piano-prodigy son to his limit 

Official Selection, St. Kilda Film Festival 2018

An Act of Love

12 minutes — Drama — Written and directed by Lucy Knox

The bond between identical twins is tested when one sister rebels against their sense of oneness

Best Direction in a Student Film, Australian Directors Guild 2018

On

2 minutes — Animation — Written and directed by Jelena Sinik

In our age of attention scarcity, On explores just where our gaze is falling

Best Tertiary Animation in Australia, ATOM Awards 2018

Loved

7 minutes — Drama — Directed by Samuel Van Grinsven, written by Sue Slack-Smith

A woman's life unravels when an unexpected phone call forces a secret to the surface

High School Lover

8 minutes — Drama — Written and directed by Cielo Croci

After being out of contact for years, a young man reaches out to his high school girlfriend

Official Selection, Flickerfest 2018

A Quick Love Story

7 minutes — Comedy — Written and directed by Brenden Dannaher

Lovable but lonely Steve finally meets a woman who understands him. Unfortunately she is an online survey.

Global premiere at Australian Short Film Today in New York 2019

Fire in Cardboard City

9 minutes — Animation — Directed by Phil Brough, written by Phil Brough and Matt Heath

When a city made entirely of cardboard catches fire, it's up to the local fire chief and his brave deputies to save Cardboard City and its citizens from impending doom

Finalist: Best Animated Short, Tribeca Film Festival 2018

UPCOMING LOCATIONS, DATES & TIMES, PLUS SCREENING PARTNERS

Austin, Texas
January 16, 2019 at 7 pm
AFS Cinema

6259 Middle Fishkill Road 

London

January 25, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Regent Street Cinema 

307 Regent Street

CITIES IN WHICH WE SCREEN

   NEW YORK

   AUSTIN

   BOSTON

   LOS ANGELES

   BERLIN

   LONDON

   PARIS

   ST TROPEZ

   

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