First Break 2010
Writer/Director: Erin Good
Producer: Taylor Litton‐Strain
Abbie’s first day at work is not as she anticipated, but friendships can be formed most unexpectedly.
Writer/Director: Mitch Stanley
Producers: Elizabeth Roberts, Mitch Stanley
Based on a fable, we discover how two Adrian and Mike who walk the same path yet they experience a different journey.
The Burnt Cork
Director: Alexandra Edmondson
Producer: Cassie Kelly
In 1950’s rural Australia, a man faces losing everything when love, fear, duty and shame collide, following the birth of his illegitimate child.
The Biggest Port
Writer/Director: Elizabeth Wymarra
Producers: Elizabeth Wymarra, Mitchell Stanley and James Falconer Marshall
The Biggest Port is a comedy about two old girls who witness drama in their community and the impact it has on their street.
Writer/Director: Richard Jameson
A clash of cultures, about the past and a decision to decide their futures tries to be resolved in a night.
Writer/Director: Josh Mawer
Producer: Stephanie Begg
Connections, community and family. If anyone can just vanish without warning, how would you live? If the people you love don’t feel the same, what do you do?
Writer/Producer/Director: Katarina Mandic
A coming of age story about the friendship between a young country girl and a lonely hen. Life, death, happiness, sorrow, failure and success are all lovingly explored.
Writer/Director: Cigdem Serce
Producer: Michelle Bleicher
A young Turkish woman needs to choose what is best for her heart, her family, culture and future.
Writer/Director: Benjamin Brink
Producer: Kyra Bartley
Sal seeks human contact and companionship, but must come to terms with the fact that his weekly poker game is not the answer.
Writer/Director: Vijay Boothalingam
Producer: Priya Rajkumar
Set in suburban Sydney, the Traveller recounts the emotional and spiritual journey of an Indian couple, who provide refuge to a stranded traveller on a stormy night.
Writer/Producer/Director: Kristy Best
Something Fishy is the story of 7 year old Maxine and her yearning to make friends with all things with scales.
First Break is supported by Screen Australia and Screen NSW
Writer/Director: Julian Ryan
Producer: Drew Bailey
Jack likes Jill. Jill likes Jack. Two teenagers dealing with love, lust and death.
Writer/Director: Cath Moore
Producer: Diana Ward
Amy and Dean deal with the death of their mother differently, but before they get on with their lives, they first have to get on with each other.
Breakout is supported by Screen NSW
The Rose Tattoo
Writer/Director: Alanna Rose
Producer: Julian Galea
Thirty after the mysterious death of their best friend, three Aboriginal men are brought back together by the same secret that tore them apart and changed their lives forever.