2019 Griffith Film School Graduate Productions

We welcome you to view the creative production outcomes from our 2019 Griffith Film School Bachelors and Honours students from film, animation, and games design.

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2019 Film and Screen Media productions

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Always Means Forever
Old emotions resurface after Leo is invited to the wedding of his friend/ex-girlfriend Amy. After being asked to photograph the wedding a wedge is driven between them. In a deluded attempt to reconcile with her, Leo blindly sets off to Bribie Island to find Amy’s estranged father Colt and get him to the wedding in time. Always Means Forever is a tragic love story, exploring a relationship years after it . has ended, and Leo’s desperate last-ditch effort to win back the woman he is yet to realise he is still deeply in love with.
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Producer: Tasha Stareczek
Director/Writer: Luke Williams
Director of Photography: Scott Dunbar
Production Designer: Molly Donahoe
Editor: Logan Alexander
Executive Producer / 1st AD: Bodi Cowley
Production Manager: Eloise Copp
Sound Recordist: Vahid Fazel
Sound Designer: Lachlan Klip
2nd AD: Freya Brunning
Production Design Assistant: Erin Huber and Duy Phan
1st and 2nd Assistant Camera: Finn Kenafake; Richard Schindler and Jackson Kanaris
Griffith Film School Supervisors: Dean Chircop, Sean Gilligan, Priscilla Cameron and Dean Law
Cast: Alexander Claude and Clare Fotinos
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Attraction
After an argument with his girlfriend, Lana, a high school student, Will, tells his mother that he wants to break up with Lana because of the advice in his estranged father’s best- selling self-help book. Will’s mother reminds him that his father abandoned them for money, and dismisses the book’s advice as selfish. Later that night, Will experiences a lucid dream, in which his father, John, presents him with a vision of his ideal woman and encourages Will to attend an art exhibition he’s funding...
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The next morning, Will attends his father’s art exhibition which contains a cube-shaped sculpture with a glowing door. Will enters the cube and discovers a surreal environment in which his father presents him with his ideal woman. The woman and his father offer Will the opportunity to live an ideal life with them if he agrees to abandon everyone he knows. Will rejects the offer and exits the cube. Upon exiting the cube, Will discovers Lana has come to the gallery to reconcile, and they agree to spend the evening together with Will’s mother.
Producer: Jackson Kanaris
Director/Writer: Izac Brodrick
Director of Photography: Angus McArthur-Williams
Production Manager: Finn Kenafake
Editor: Calvin Sim
1st AD: Romaan Asche
Sound Designer: Shannon Wildrose
Assistant Writer: Noah Gerometta
1st and 2nd AD: Tahlia Taylor and Gabriella Ahaltis
Cast: Joel Drabble, Vyvyan Black, Skye Fellman, Angela Dennis
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Dreaming of Fireworks
Isabelle and Charles find their marriage at near breaking-point. Heartbroken and betrayed, Isabelle agrees to join Charles for dinner in a last attempt to heal the fragile relationship and reignite lost flames. But when the conversation derails and Charles refuses to acknowledge his mistakes, a rage fuelled argument breaks out. Isabelle and Charles, both at their wits end, must decide if this marriage is worth saving.
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Producer: Sean Abnett
Director/Writer: Kyle Butt
Director of Photography: Toby Masterson
Production Designer: Jade Thorburn
Editor: Lucy Champion
1st AD: Lachlan Klip
Production Manager: Marley Houston
Sound Recordist/Designer: Daniel Meldrum
Composer: Joseph Morrison
1st and 2nd AD: Daniel Patterson and Lillian Carrara
Assistant Editor / Data Wrangler: Seth Lebrese
Cast: Aimee Duroux and Andrew Groundwater
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Keepsake
Some time after Natalie (21) had found herself alone on earth, she battles the loss of her fiancé. However when she finds another survivor, Cameron (26), she is confronted by his perspective of life. Challenged to choose which world she wants to live, the past or present, she must defend herself. Until a moment of Cameron’s madness sends himself and her phone out of her life. Until she is alone again.
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Producer/Animation: Gabriella Ahlatis
Writer/Director: Jacinta Taylor
Cinematographer: Jamie-Lee Tipo
Editor: David Ballin
1st AD: Ollie Croft and Lillian Carrara
Production Manager: Abby Sheather
Music Composer: Daniel Milad
2nd AD: Dean Abnett
VFX Artist/ Supervisor: Liam Straw
Griffith Supervisors: Dean Chircop, Priscilla Cameron, Dean Law and Sean Gilligan
Casting Supervisor: Joshua Kho
Cast: Cameron Rouse and Richard Lund
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Othered
Based on true events. It’s senior year for Joy (17) and Elijah (18), who attend an all-white high school in a rural town. From their peers to their teachers, they experience racism on a daily basis. Elijah grapples with fetishisation from a love interest while Joy struggles to find her voice. A series of vignettes tied together with a powerful slam poetry performance.
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Producer: Joanna Letic
Director: Jeremy Bobby and Eden Guade
Writer: Eden Guade
Director of Photography: Brianna Reye
Production Designer: Jim Capewell
Editor: Madeline Leonard
Music Composer: Elcid Flores
Casting Director: Joshua Kho
Cast: Peter Irankunda and Rainbow Wedell
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Spiritual Farm
Far away from a world of hate, crime and addiction there is place where outcasts of all kinds come together to rehabilitate, discover their spirit animal and find a family. This place is known as Spiritual Farm. Jill, the founder, makes it her life goal to ensure that every single farm member is following their spiritual path. Daniel, a hesitant new member, is being forced to participate in the farms activities as punishment for breaking the law...
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Jill takes on Daniel's reluctance as a challenge and works hard to make Dan participate in spiritual activities. However, Jill is met with an eviction notice after the millionth noise complaint which means she needs a new farm and fast! As a bonding exercise, she uses Dan’s struggle to fit in as an excuse to enter him and the chicken choir into a local talent show. Though secretly she plans to use the prize money to buy a new farm. Will they win the competition and save spiritual farm?
Producer: Kate Boylan-Ascione
Director: Maddy Healy
Director of Photography: Dan Patterson
Production Designer: Isabelle Rickards
Production Manager: Jake Wiseman
Editor: Harry Gale
1st AD: Aneesh Aggarwal
Sound Recordist: Daniel Meldrum
Sound Designer: Lee Sugars
VFX Artist: Liam Straw
Cast: Tracie Filmer and Jeremy Johnstone
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The Dog Days of a Suburban Bank Robber
The Dog Days of a Suburban Bank Robber is a crime-comedy following Elliot and Jimmy, two friends who have been close since they were young. When a robbery goes wrong, Elliot abandons Jimmy to get arrested. 10 years later, Elliot manages a bank, while Jimmy leaves prison. After running into each other coincidentally the pair argue when Elliot finds out Jimmy is causing his bank. Their argument is interrupted when two armed men with dog masks begin to rob the bank.
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Producer: Kiely Edwards
Writer/Director: Bailey Warner
Director of Photography: Samuel Vayro
Production Designer: Gabby Rafter
Editor/Data Wrangler: Aaron Gisler
1st AD: Dane Shaw
Production Manager: Marley Houston
Sound Recordist: Jordan Phillips
Sound Designer: Mitchell Toft
Cast: Richard Lund and Lucas Tranchitella
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The Isolis Project
After volunteering for an artificial intelligence development company, worker 0-1337 begins to question his purpose after witnessing murder.
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Producer: Sean McParland
Writer/Director: Liam Straw
Cinematographer: Lillian Carrara
Production Manager: Alex Harrison
Production Designer: Jessica Fuller and Brooke Shepherd
1st AD: Luke Creasy
Editor: Oliver Crofts
Sound Recordist/ Sound Design: Angus Manion
Music: Jarvis Miller
VFX Artist: Tim Bahrij
Cast: Taylor Glockner and Roger Dvorak
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The Suede Drapes
Chaz, Frankie and Eli are three budding musicians that make up the riveting ensemble of The Suede Drapes. Nick, an amateur filmmaker, documents them as they aim to record their debut LP at the Walters Cabin Studio, which has been made infamous by the suicide of Australian music legend Steven Alderson only 13 months prior to their arrival. Throughout their stay, bandmates Frankie and Eli notice some strange behaviour becoming of Chaz...
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They suspect his history of drug use may have resurfaced within him- however their priorities suddenly change and are questioned upon the discovery of Bob’s dead body, the cabin’s producer.
Producer: Zoe Tansey
Writer/Director: Khan Eckford
Director of Photography: James Southam
1st AD/Production Manager: Alisha Curtin
Production Designer: Karri Munchenberg
Editor: Jovan Stojanovski
Sound Recordist: Ryan Mulligan
Sound Designer: Leslie Bradley
Cast: Luke Corrin Care, Gianni Balatti-Hill, Khan Eckford, Joel Cummerford, James Southam
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Music video: Pour by Greta Stanley
A beautiful landscape featuring a loving couple is the only ray of light in a lonely cleaner’s bare apartment. The concert hall he works at is featuring a stunning new exhibit. Following a performance at the hall, the cleaner’s routine is interrupted when the exhibition breaks into dance. As he watches he begins to fall for the exhibit and before long he is daydreaming a fantasy world, taking place within the same artwork from his apartment.
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Artist: Greta Stanley
Teddy: Matt Okine
Dancer/Choreographer: Dana Paige Coles
Writer/Director: Brendan Schoenmaker
Producer/1st AD: Nicole Collett
Cinematographer/Colourist: Mungo Heath
Editor/VFX/Sound Designer: Christopher Ashton
Production Designer/Costumes: Emma Thomas
Gaffer: James Southam
Lighting Assistants: Alex Matha, Liam Stewart-Smith, Hamish Williams, Millan Pratt
1st Assistant Camera: Tom Alvos
2nd Assistant Camera: Dane Shaw
Continuity Supervisor: Sean Abnett
Sound Recordist: Benjamin Gusenga, Angus William Taj Manion
Costume Assistant: Zoe Hilditch
Key Grip: Patsy Brown
Grip Assistant: Reece Harrison
Unit Manager: Lillian Carrara
Production Assistants: Josh Pulford, Claire Russo, Olivia Lawson, Miljana Miljevic
Make-up Artists: Lucy Champion and Zoe Evans
BTS Photographers: Nathan Hutcheon and Layla Hutchins

2019 Animation productions

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Welcome to Winton
Format: 2D Animation
A laid-back opal miner drives to his home in the Australian town of Winton after a hard day’s work to lean back in his recliner, crack a cold one and look out to his country view. Meanwhile, as a UFO begins its fiery hot descent into the atmosphere, an alien pilot furiously hammers at the buttons, desperately trying to save his skin. Soon, the beauty of the dusty Queensland landscape will bring them together.
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Director:
Julen Goni
Producer:
Liadin Knee
Music Composition:
Kyle LJ
Sound Design:
Jack Cassidy
Story:
Julen Goni
Initial Concept Art:
Grace Schodel, Nicole Lah-Youn
Backgrounds:
Isabella Laman, Liadin Knee, Yaseen Yusuf
Lead Animator and Supervisor:
Julen Goni
Rough Animation:
Kyle Lovan, Madi Marston, Janna Misa, Nathanael Moore, Grace Schodel
Clean & Colour:
Liadin Knee, Isabella Laman, Jack Lane, Madi Marston, Janna Misa, Nathanael Moore, Aidan Poljuha, Liam Waterhouse, Grace Schodel
Colouring:
Adelle Roberts, Elise Matt Rowan, Ash Spivey
Lead Supervisor:
Peter Moyes
Special Thanks:
Roxy Chown, Yoel Hill
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Dot
Format: 2D Animation
Dot, a lonely young woman, is trapped in a life of monotony. Every morning she wakes to the sound of an aggressive alarm and spends her day slumped in a dull office... Until one afternoon she arrives home and discovers a sickly cactus sitting on her doorstep. Taking it in, she nurses it back to health and places it under a glass dome...
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The pair quickly become friends and go on adventures together... Until the cactus becomes sick again, smothered by her love. Dot tries to help it, but her care does not work anymore. As all hope seems lost, a bird’s song drifts in through the window, and suddenly Dot knows what to do! Filling her apartment with pots and seeds, Dot takes the dome off the cactus and places it with the others. In the morning Dot awakens to a room exploding with plants, her dreary apartment transformed into a luscious rainforest. In the centre she discovers her cactus friend restored to health.
Director/Writer:
Rosie Murrell
Producer:
Grace Schodel
Animators:
Narissa Amies, Max Gibson, Isabella Laman, Kyle Lovan, Rosie Murrell, Aidan Poljuha and Grace Schodel
Score:
Kyle Lacey-Janetzki
Voice:
Roxy Chown
Editing:
Rosie Murrell
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Not So Grim
Format: 2D Animation
When the Grim Reaper’s child, Rei, befriends an accident-prone crow, he makes it his mission to keep the crow alive at all costs! But when the crow drowns, the only way that Rei thinks to save him is by refilling the crow’s ‘Hourglass of Life’ with dirt - instead of life-giving sand! However, when Grim catches Rei in the act, he has a slightly “grimmer” solution to Rei and Crow’s dilemma.
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Director/Story/Concept/Animation Direction:
Narissa Amies
Producer:
Kasey Lee
Voice:
Grace Summerbell and Nathanael Moore
Sound:
Tae Young
Music:
Shani Raman, Andre Van and Matthew Ting
Orchestra:
Shani Raman, Matthew Ting and Anna Rabinowicz
Art Direction:
Narissa Amies and Ray Pilley
Backgrounds:
Ray Pilley, Kasey Lee and Grace Schodel
Animators:
Narissa Amies, Roxy Chown, Jack Lane, Kyle Lovan, Joyce Mekonnen, Nathanael Moore, Ray Pilley, Aidan Poljuha, Cindy van der Kreek, Maya Westbury and Janna Misa
Clean up and Colouring:
Narissa Amies, Roxy Chown, Jack Lane, Kasey Lee, Kyle Lovan, Joyce Mekonnen, Janna Misa Isabella Laman, Rosie Murrell, Ray Pilley, Aidan Poljuha, Carissa Sugiarto, Jessica Truong, Cindy van der Kreek, Jason Zheng and Nathanael Moore
Junior Colourists:
Asher Moore, Jemimah Moore, Seth Moore and Shiloh Moore
Editing:
Narissa Amies and Nathanael Moore
Colour Correction:
Ray Pilley
VFX:
Julian Ellerton
Supervisor:
Leila Honari
Special Thanks:
Leila Honari, Peter Moyes and Paul Mason
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In the Stars
Format: 3D Animation
3D animated hybrid film created in partnership with Griffith Film School. A family’s joyful life is snatched away when a tragedy strikes, throwing them into a cold reality. Lost and bewildered, they must embark on a journey into the unknown, where they discover the enduring power of love and the magnitude of life. A heartfelt story inspired by the true events of a real family.
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Writer/Director:
Samantha Zaleski
Producer:
Yoel Hill
Composer:
Matt England
Sound:
Leighanna Robinson and Patrick Kirkman
Concept Artists:
Samantha Zaleski, Patrick French, Renee Doley Hard, Yaseen Yusuf, James Huen
Modelers:
Alexandra Minks, Renee Doley Hard, Yaseen Yusuf
Riggers:
Yaseen Yusuf, Kiara Hankinson
Animation:
Alexandra Minks, Kiara Hankinson, Renee Doley Hard, Ashleigh Djokic, Zachary Coad, James Huen and Yoel Hill
VFX Artists:
Ellen Clark, Yaseen Yusuf, Kiara Hankinson and Alexandra Minks
Lighting Artists:
Ellen Clark, Zachary Coad, Yaseen Yusuf, Renee Doley Hard, Alexandra Minks and Yoel Hill
Editor and Compositor:
Yoel Hill
Reference Footage Actors:
Nikita Khromykh, Connor Lowe, Joyce Mekonnen, Samantha Zaleski, Patrick French, Yoel Hill
Pre-Production Development:
Samantha Zaleski, Patrick French, Alexandra Minks, Ellen Clark, James Gunn, Kiara Hankinson, Patrick French, Renee Hard, Yaseen Yusuf, Zachary Coad, Malcom Mackellar and Yoel Hill
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Fragile
Format: 2D Animation
Fragile follows Aufungus, a gluttonous being with an obsessive need to consume the appealing fungi that makes up his world. During an attempt to reach a particular fungi, Aufungus is consequently injected with a body consuming fungal infection. Continuing his rampage, the infection begins to take over from the inside out. In his last desperate attempt to consume, Aufungus turns to himself, leading to his downfall.
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Writer/Director:
Michelle Nish
Producer/Lead Animation:
Kyle Lovan
Storyboard:
Felicity Haworth, Michelle Nish and Kyle Lovan
Art Director:
Felicity Haworth
Concept Development:
Michelle Nish, Felicity Haworth, Isabella Laman
Background Artists:
Felicity Haworth, Nathaneal Moore and Ray Pilley
Sound Design:
Mitchell Toft
Post/Editing:
Michelle Nish and Kyle Lovan
Animators:
Michelle Nish, Kyle Lovan, Andrew Michael Tyshing, CIndy van der Kreek, Julen Goni, Felicity Haworth, Joyce Mekonnen, Elise Rowan, Ashley Spivey, Skye Matheson, Matthew Chan, Corey Morgan, Courtney Spence and Ellen Clark
Supervisors:
Zeynep Akcay, Peter Moyes, Paul Mason and Leila Honari
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Mechropair
Format: 3D Animation
Seemingly normal on the outside, Mechropair is far from your regular local antiques and repair store. The technology within the shop is far detached from the current world, strange pulsating lights spill through the windows at all hours, and its owner Beatrice hasn’t aged a day since they opened the store over 100 years ago. When a broken new-age smartphone is mistakenly delivered to her door, it may be more than our self-proclaimed mechromancer can handle.
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Writer/Director/Editor:
Julian Ellerton
Producer/ Art Director/ Production Supervisor:
May Ringdahl
Supervising Animator:
Kiara Hankinson
Sound Design:
Julian Ellerton and Ash Spivey
Story Artists:
Julian Ellerton, Ellen Clark and May Ringdahl
Motion Capture Model:
Kiara Hankinson
Motion Capture Artists:
Kiara Hankinson, Julian Ellerton, May Ringdahl, Chloe Morris
Animation:
Ellen Clark, Kiara Hankinson and Zachary Coad
Modeling and Shading:
Chloe Morris, Adelle Roberts, Coearn Chich, Shona Robinson, John Black, Ziyal Wilton-Hawkins
Visual Effects:
Julian Ellerton, Zachary Coad, May Ringdahl
Lighting and Rendering Supervisor:
May Ringdahl
Lighting Team:
Chloe Morris and Ziyal Wilton-Hawkins
Character and Concept Design:
May Ringdahl
Lead Layout Artist:
Ziyal Wilton-Hawkins
Layout Artists:
May Ringdahl, Ellen Clark
Editors:
Julian Ellerton, May Ringdahl
Camera Supervisor:
Julian Ellerton
Sound Design:
Ash Spivey, Julian Ellerton
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Bloom
Format: Visual Novel
One afternoon in bed, a young woman falls asleep and wakes up unexpectedly in an abstract infinite void - within her own psyche - with the shocking discovery of a hole in her chest. Inside is a five- petalled flower. When the wind steals the five petals from her, she gives chase to recover them. She experiences the journey of loss and the challenge of letting go.
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Writer, Director, Producer:
Caz Kimber
Art Director & Lead Animator:
Courtney Hooper
Executive Producers:
Christy Dena, Peter Moyes and Sue Swinburne
Animators:
Courtney Hooper, Aidan Poljuha, Aljohn Salceda, Kyle Lovan and Michelle Nish
Still Artists:
Rosie Murrel and Narissa Amies
Background Artists:
Felicity Haworth and Isabella Laman
Concept Art & Character Design:
Kyle Lovan
Storyboard Artists:
Julian Ellerton and Yo’el Hill
Sound Designer:
Chloe Mctaggart
Sound Designer:
Chloe Mctaggart
Sound Recordist:
Jess Neumann
Composer:
Hone Reihana-Tuke
BTS:
Jovan Stojanovski
Poster Designer:
David Ballin
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In the Drink
Format: 2D Animation
A storm ravages in the open ocean, overwhelming a 1970s cruise liner with its destructive deluge. Tony, the ship’s unsociable bartender, is cast away on a cooler box stocked with alcohol. To tide over his impending doom, Tony mixes himself a Pink Lady cocktail. Then lightning strikes his cocktail shaker. Tony drops the mixer, and an electrified pink liquor pools into the brine...
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Like a bubble from a witch’s brew, a blush mermaid emerges from the spill. Gin, a flirt and a carouser, offers to help the bartender home in exchange for ice cold spirits. With danger on the rise, Tony must learn to reconcile his introversion if he’s to return to shore.
Writer/Director:
Ashley Henry
Production Manager:
Shona Robinson
Storyboard Artists:
Ashley Henry and Ellen Clark
Concept Artists:
Ashley Henry and Laila Schmidinger
Animators/Colourists:
Ashley Henry, Joy Kao, Lada Andersson, Courtney Hooper, Shona Robinson, Cindy van der Kreek, Kyle Lovan, Michelle Nish, James Gunn, Elise Rowan
Sound Design:
Benjamin Gusenga
Music:
Jordan Maxwell
Voice Actors:
Benjamin Gusenga and Jess Neumann
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Entwined
Format: 360 degree video
Step into a reality that shows you how all things are entwined with one another. Experience the life of an old tree, as you sit peacefully in an ideal landscape. The surroundings provide you with everything you need, water, sunlight and fresh air. There is harmony and balance... But this balance is being tipped out of your favour. The perfect scene is short circuiting... Your world is being rewired... how will you survive?
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Director/Writer:
Anne Morrison
Producer:
Charmaine Leong
Art Direction:
Anne Morrison, Ashleigh Spivey and Coearn Chich
3D Modelers/Animators:
John Black, Anne Morrison, Charmaine Leong and Coearn Chich
Sound Design (Pre-Production):
Joy Kao and Ashleigh Spivey
Sound Design (Production):
Rory Fowler, Jorja Dimopolus and Tae Young
VFX (Production):
Charmaine Leong and Coearn Chich
Compositor (Pre-Production) :
May Ringdahl
Compositor (Post-Production):
Charmaine Leong and Coearn Chich

2019 Games Design productions

Hardhat Hustle
Hardhat Hustle is a party game filled with crazy construction, tons of explosions, and plenty of opportunities to destroy your friends in the race to be crowned best in the business, the ultimate construction king.
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Game Design and Programming
Riley Holzwart
Concept Artist, UI Artist and Texture Artist
Sophie Nixon
3D Modelling and Sound Design
Marcus Nixon
Additional Music Design
Lachlan Grant
Hubbard & Hoffman
Doug Hubbard, struggling private investigator and veteran psychonaut, is called to aid police in investigating a possible homicide. Through a unique blend of psychedelic visions and clever induction, the detective must uncover the truth in this neo-noir, first person, mystery game.
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Creative Director, Writer, Programmer, 3D Artist, Level Designer, VFX Artist, and Sound Designer
Riley Hearn
Voice Acting
Carlos Trebilcock, Laura Cave and Riley Hearn
Special Thanks
Olexiy Telyakov and Sarajayne Hughes
I Wish I Could
“If you could change the past... would you? What if what you wanted to change will occur regardless?” This is the story of one man trying to save his wife from a car crash by returning to the past and preventing the crash by any means.
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Producer and Lead Programmer
Rattakris Paeratakul
Lead Scriptwriter and Story Artist
Michael Nguyen
Environment and UI Designer
Adam Higgins
In Another Life
In Another Life is the story of Gertrude, a disgruntled teen who manages to vex everyone in her life with her sharp tongue and self-centred attitude. However, when her foolish actions lead to the endangerment of those close to her, Gertrude must decide to either change her actions, or be stuck in her own purgatory loop forever until she can make the right decisions.
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Character Animations
Dillon Boundy
Programmer
Max Campbell
Project Lead, Writer, and Character Design
Lydia Carthew
Environment Design and Animations
Chantel Rook
Kiwi Kaleidoscope
Magical farming game in which a girl named Kiwi is transported into a wondrous environment by a Wizard and must build a life together. Look after crops, meet magical animals who are all too happy to peddle your goods, and be on the lookout for devious pests!
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Technical Lead and Programmer
Olexiy Telyakov
Project Lead and Designer
Sarajayne Hughes
Additional Programming and Designer
Tumi Sveinn Snorrason
2D/Texture Artist
Rachael Grimmett and Sarajayne Hughes
3D Artist
Tumi Sveinn Snorrason and Zoe Scott
The Devil's Abyss
Descend from the dusk-bound gutters of Limbo through the neon metro of Hell, a sleepless cityscape fractured by its traitorous lords and tortured citizens. Carve through the denizens of a divided underworld, and learn what it is to be the Devil’s right hand.
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Pit demonic steel against augmented flesh in The Devil’s Abyss, a hand painted 2D combat platformer in the vein of Hollow Night and Castlevania. Fall deeper into the cyberpunk slums of afterlife as an agent of the Devil King, meting out a demon’s justice on the horrors of the underworld and their tyrannical masters. Traverse the skyscrapers and rain-slicked sumps of a city that has felt neither the touch of the sun, or a merciful master.
Technical Artist and Designer
Edward Honey
Programmer
David McClatchey
Lead Artist and Animator
Dion Scott
Concept Writer
Sean Kimble
Voice Actor
Yassine Succarie
Music
Oska Zervoudakis
The Girl with the Kitsune Husband
Join Sakura, an orphan girl, on a journey through the Japanese Underworld as she talks, questions and completes puzzles to escape from the Yokai who wish ill intentions on her.
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Game Designer, Writer, and Environment Art
Caitlyn Drewett
Programming
Joshua Harvey
Lead Animator, Character and Concept Art, and UI Artist
Marco Galdamez
Music
Hayden Drewett and Lachlan Grant

2019 Honours productions

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Hellscape
A child and dog must rekindle their friendship and work together to survive in the zombie apocalypse.
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Film
Iona Murray
Music
Finley Miller
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Hilda
A pair of women venture into the rainforest of early 20th century Australia, armed with an unwieldy plate camera in the search for wild orchids.
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Felix Cehak
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In Our Valley of Flowers
In Our Valley of Flowers follows a young woman’s cycle of helplessness to her surroundings. She repeatedly finds herself waking in a vast valley of flowers, where she struggles against the gradual disfigurement to the her surroundings, sense of self, and mental realm.
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Director, Producer, Story and Concept, Animation, Backgrounds, Clean Up, Colour, and Compositing
Joyce Mekonnen
Sound
Ethyne Wesley
Supervisor
Leila Honari
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Meet Paige
The Meet Paige project was an interactive multimedia experience hosted by Griffith Film School during the Griffith University Open Day event in August 2019. Conceived and directed by honours student Maria Zelenskaya, the project utilised motion capture technology and real-time rendering to bring to life a digital character, Paige...
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Controlled by a performer, Narelle Vella, Paige greeted visitors to the Queensland College of Art campus, engaging them with helpful advice about the college and directing them to various attractions. The technical implementation featured some innovative elements, such as using an iPhone camera for capturing facial animation.
Director
Maria Zelenskaya
Performer
Narelle Vella
Director of Photography
Joanne Tindale
Project Supervisor
Louise Harvey
Technical Support
James Stafford and Curtis Sullivan
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Ode
Ode, a small nostalgic robot is sent to repair an experimental space station that has quarantined its helmet-wearing inhabitants. An overdose of toxic communications has corrupted its internal systems and is slowly killing them. Ode must repair the station before the inhabitants expire.
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Created by
Ana Walker
Composer
Brett Murden
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Sugar, Spice and Stereotypes
An animated documentary that explores the legacy of girls cartoons, featuring the anecdotes of four subjects who were interviewed about their experience watching girls cartoons as a child. Through their stories we learn about the intricacies of how gender is enforced as a child, and how girls shows both support and challenge our perception of the binary.
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Film
Xena Achilleos
Colouring
Quinn Segall
Music
Xena Achilleous
Supervisor
Zeynep Akcay
Featuring
Eri Garneau, Phoenix Qu, Rowan Zilman and Libby Finkle-Vern
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Tubetha
If you’re looking for Tubetha – and you’re probably not - you’ll want to head down to Herb’s Tubes, Beugsvale’s best rare and niche tubing supply shop.
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Tubetha works there five days a week, and on the weekends she’s nowhere to be found, except in front of the TV getting high and eating junk food. Everything’s about to change for her, as her enemies and frenemies (like her daughter) force her out of her angry shell and into the spotlight for the first time in almost a lifetime.
Phoebe Reinthal
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Duel
After being assigned a retainer against his wishes, Prince Jereck makes his newly appointed retainer feel unwelcome.
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Kimberley Miller
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Familiar
A young girl finds her day spiraling out of control after summoning a magical owl familiar that just won’t leave her alone.
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Kimberley Miller
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Emily Mellifont
Game: Oiram
The game is an exploration of interactive narrative styles set on a derelict spaceship. The player is a robot activated by the ship's A.I. with objectives to complete. As the player moves through the ship, they will notice the ship is in bad condition and continues to get worse as they proceed. The A.I. is completely oblivious to the fact that it is a ghost ship. The player has to make up their own mind about what might have happened on the ship.
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Michael Hannan
Comic: Drekinn og Töframaðurinn
Drekinn og Töframaðurinn (The Dragon and the Wizard) is a working concept of an Icelandic Folktale to explore comic visual adaptation for cultural education. This project was created to understand and contribution towards research into pictorial communication to create a universally appealing and accessible media without the reliance of technological aid.
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Rye Elms

2019 Masters productions

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