George Jones Officially Selected for Flickerfest

Our short film George Jones and the Giant Squid has been officially selected for the Flickerfest International Short Film Festival 2012 Australian Competition.

Flickerfest is Australia’s leading and only Academy® accredited and BAFTA recognised international short film festival. This year an unprecedented 2200 entries were received. 45 Australian films have been chosen for official competition representing the most innovative, creative and cutting edge short films that Australia has to offer.

The festival runs from 6th to 15th of January at Bondi Pavillion, Sydney, before touring nationally. Come on down and check it out.

It’s Just Gary screening in Broome

It’s Just Gary will be screening at the Sun Picture Theatre in Broome as part of the Big Screen Australian Film Festival. The session will be introduced by David Wenham whose short film Glenn Owen Dodds will also screen. The festival will be presented over three days and include features such as Oranges and Sunshine, Snowtown and Sleeping Beauty. The evening of shorts takes place on 3 September and starts at 8:30pm.

George Jones at Revelation Perth International Film Festival

George Jones and the Giant Squid will have its Australian premiere on Thursday July 21 at the Revelation Perth International Film Festival.

The film draws on the legend of Old Bertie, a fearsome gargantuan squid, and tells the tale of a young boy who, after the disappearance of his mother, risks everything to hunt for the beast.

The screenplay was awarded $70 000 in production funding through the ScreenWest/FTI Hyperlink initiative. Shot in and around Fremantle in January, the film was produced by Ella Wright and features a stellar cast of WA’s top actors including Geoff Kelso, Luke Hewitt, Alison Van Reeken and Greg McNeil.

The film will screen along with other Western Australian shorts as part of Revelation Film Festival’s Get Your Shorts On! programme. The screening, usually a sell out event, kicks off at 7pm on Thursday July 21 at the Astor Cinema. Tickets are $17 / $14 Conc and can be purchased through all Bocs outlets (including the Astor) or online at http://www.bocsticketing.com.au/