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THE PROJECTIONIST | Short Film

THE PROJECTIONIST | Short Film

 

THE PROJECTIONIST | Short Film

The Projectionist is a proof of concept short film produced as part of Screen Australia's 2017 Hot Shots Plus initiative. Starring Chris Haywood (Breaker Morant, Newsfront), Airlie Dodds (Killing Ground) and Paul Blackwell (Red Dog) The Projectionist tells the story of Jack, a recently widowed pensioner who discovers he can travel into the world of his old Super 8mm home movies. Revisiting his life as a young man Jack must come to terms with his past in order to repair the relationship with his estranged brother in the present. A feature length version is currently in development with Epic Films.

WINNER: SA Screen Awards 2019 - Best Performance
WINNER: SA Screen Awards 2019 - Best Editing
WINNER: SA Screen Awards 2019 - Best Production Design
WINNER: SA Screen Awards 2019 - Best Composition
WINNER: SA Screen Awards 2019 - Best Makeup & Hair

Official Selection FLICKERFEST 2019

Press: 
2019 - If ‘The Projectionist’, ‘Unboxed’ honoured at South Australian Screen Awards’
2019 - Film Ink ‘South Australian Screen Awards Winners Announced’
2017 - Screen Australia Hot Shots Plus Initiative’
2016 - If ‘Epic and Madman to develop ‘The Projectionist’

CREDITS

Production Company: Epic Films / CINEMÂCHÉ

Producer: Kirsty Stark (Epic Films)

Executive Producer: CINEMÂCHÉ

Director: Marcus McKenzie

Screenplay: Marcus McKenzie

Story: Marcus McKenzie / Sam McKenzie / Daniel Principe