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TFA’S Shaun Grant features in Inside Film Article

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Check out the most recent interview with TFA’s Shaun Grant in Inside Film where Grant reveals details about forth coming projects including;  ‘True History of the Kelly Gang’,  A See-Saw thriller AND a medieval epic.

Now working out of an office in West Hollywood, the scribe is working on several projects, including a long-gestating adaptation of Peter Carey’s True History of the Kelly Gang for producer Liz Watts and Snowtown director Justin Kurzel.
Click on the link to check out the whole story.

http://if.com.au/2017/04/10/article/Busy-Shaun-Grant-preps-Kelly-Gang-See-Saw-thriller-AND-a-medieval-epic/WCMFDHVGDZ.html

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Shaun Grant Nominated for AACTA Award

Shaun-Grant-profileThe nominations for the 5th AACTA Awards have been announced with congratulations going to Shaun Grant.

Nominated for Best Screenplay in TV with co-writer, Jacquelin Perske for Foxtel’s successful mini-series, Deadline Gallipoli, (Part One), produced by Matchbox Pictures.

Congratulations should also go to the the ABC series Glitch, nominated for Best Drama and shot by TFA’s Simon Chapman.

View the full list of AACTA Award Nominees.

Cinema release announced for feature film, Sucker

Sucker poster[1] copyThe Australian feature film, Sucker, directed and co-written by Ben Chessell (and Lawrence Leung) has announced screening dates around Australia.

For those that missed it’s successful debut at the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF)  recently, Madmen Entertainment have announced a release the feature film starring award winning actor, Timothy Spall.

See Hoyts for forthcoming session times across Australian capital cities.

Sucker has been Edited by TFA’s Rodrigo Balart and Chessell’s co-writer is Lawrence Leung.

 

 

View Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rVMgLPpOag

 

 

Shaun Grant wins second AWGIE for Deadline Gallipoli

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Shaun Grant and his fellow writers won the Television Mini series – Original category at this year’s AWGIE awards, for Deadline Gallipoli.

The four-member team consisted of Jacquelin Perske, Stuart Beattie, Shaun Grant and Cate Shortland.  The 4 x 1hr mini-series was produced by Penny Chapman, John Schwarz, Jacquelin Perske for Matchbox Pictures and received excellent reviews

Further reviews for Deadline Gallipoli: http://www.matchboxpictures.com/?s=deadline+gallipoli&submit=Search

The Devil’s Candy applauded after opening at TIFF

Sean Byrne’s feature film received excellent reviews after it’s debut screening at MIFF.

The Devil’s Candy is the complete midnight movie package. It’s got characters to root for, a clever narrative, and a spot-on mix of scares–those that are brimming with energy and others that’ll seep in and mess with your head

For full review: >http://collider.com/the-devils-candy-movie-review-ethan-embry-tiff-2015/

Australian cinematographer, Simon Chapman’s work is also a highlight of The Devil’s Candy.

Sean Byrne’s new feature to premiere at TIFF for Midnight Madness

Sean-Byrne-01Sean Byrne, the director of the 2009 Midnight Madness People’s Choice Award winner The Loved Ones is back with another high octane feature film.  The Devil’s Candy tells the story of a struggling artist (Ethan Embry) and his family who buy the house of their dreams only to discover the property’s mysterious dark past and a former tenant who wants more than to simply come back home.  From the producers of previous Midnight Madness hits You’re Next and The Guest.

Director of Photography for this US feature was TFA’s Simon Chapman.

http://tiff.net/festivals/festival15/films