Congratulations to TFA’s award winning writer Shaun Grant on his two Australian Writers Guild Nominations for Best Feature Film Adaptations of both Jasper Jones and Berlin Syndrome.
The Devil’s Candy has been one of the first films to be announced for this years Sydney Film Festival and the Melbourne International Film Festival. TFA’s Sean Byrne wrote and directed the feature which premiered at Midnight Madness in Toronto in 2015.
TFA’s Simon Chapman was Director of Photography.
Directed by Tony Ayres and produced by Matchbox Pictures, the film has been nominated for five awards in total.
The 2015 FCCA Awards will be held on Tuesday, 23 February 2016.
The award-winning director’s latest offering won the Prix du Public – Audience Award along with Best Original Score award.
Congratulations to Sean who is currently in Australia developing his next feature film.
The nominations for the 5th AACTA Awards have been announced with congratulations going to Shaun Grant.
View the full list of AACTA Award Nominees.
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.
MIFF is screening Sucker on Saturday 15 August at 4pm at Hoyts 11.
More details on their website.
“This polished feature film debut from MIFF Accelerator alumnus Ben Chessell is based on Leung’s critically acclaimed and award-winning solo stage show of the same name.”
Alex Hammond’s latest novel, The Unbroken Line (a second Will Harris novel) has been released.
This is Alex’s second published novel following the critically acclaimed, Blood Witness which was published in 2014 and was shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Time Crime Novel.