Client: Verandah Post Films – Community film group Project: Dear Old Dad Role: Director, Digital Video Editing, Titles
This was my first directing project with VPF, made for Tropfest 2004. Three days shooting. Completed as a DVD with behind-the-scenes photos for sale in Bowraville Theatre.
Awards: Best First Film at the 2004 Northern Womens Film Festival, North Coast Camera, Lismore NSW Screenings: Bowraville Theatre, Aurora TV
Director: Rosie Sutherland Screenplay: Sue McKinley Producer: Lea Gillard Director of Photography: Alan Samuels
Cast: Lisa Besmehn, Victoria Maggs, Andrew Maggs, Fred Smith, Mark Vereker, John Beilby
Duration: 7min Shooting Guage: miniDV Screening Format: DVD or miniDV
The Story: Poor old Harry’s dead. His youngest daughter Lizzie will miss him a lot. Lizzie’s estranged siblings Margot and Roger return from the city for their Dad’s funeral. They can barely hide their distaste for Harry’s small-town, beer and races lifestyle – so why did they bother to show up?