SA Film Corporation

Current Productions

Below are SAFC funded projects which are currently in pre-production, principal photography or post production stage.

FEATURE FILMS

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Status: Post Production 
Production Company:  We Are Arcadia
Producer: Lisa Shaughnessy, Kate Croser
Director:  Seth Larney
Writer: Seth Larney    
Synopsis: One man's journey to the future to save a dying world.

 

AWOKEN

Status: Post Production
Production Company: Anomaly Pictures
Producer: Daniel Phillips, Charles Billeh
Director: Daniel Phillips
Writer: Daniel Phillips, Alan Grace
Synopsis: Karla, an atheist medical student, is trying to save her brother, Blake, from his terminal sleep condition, Fatal Familial Insomnia (FFI), a condition where you are unable to sleep until you die. As Karla and her colleagues treat Blake with experimental medicine, he starts to improve, but strange demonic visions start to haunt Karla and the other doctors and soon, people start to go missing. 

 

I AM MOTHER

Status: Post Production
Production Company: Southern Light, The Penguin Empire
Producers: Timothy White, Kevin Munro
Executive Producers: Jean Luc de Fanti, Terry Douglas, Paris Kasidokostas, Anna Vincent (Co-Producer)
Director: Grant Sputore
Writer: Michael Lloyd Green
Synopsis: A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot “Mother” – designed to repopulate the earth’s surface following an extinction-level event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

 

TELEVISION/SVOD

THE HUNTING

Status: Principal Photography 
Production Company: Closer Productions
Creators: Sophie Hyde, Matthew Cormack
Producers: Rebecca Summerton, Sophie Hyde, Lisa Scott
Directors:  Ana Kokkinos, Sophie Hyde
Writers: Matthew Cormack, Nikki Aken  
Synopsis: The Hunting intimately and dramatically imagines the lives of four teenagers, their teachers and families throughout the lead up, revelation and aftermath of a nude teen photo scandal.

When two high school teachers discover students are sharing explicit photos of their underage friends and peers online, the revelation has unbearable consequences for the students and their families. Tackling themes of misogyny, privacy, sexuality and sexualisation, online exploitation, toxic masculinity and gender, the series uses this singular event as a way of exploring some of the most pressing issues of our time and offering a vital portrait of modern, multicultural Australia.

 

UPRIGHT

Status: Post Production 
Production Company:  Lingo Pictures
Producers: Jason Stephens, Chris Taylor, Melissa Kelly
Director:  Matthew Saville
Writers: Tim Michin, Chris Taylor, Kate Mulvany and Leon Ford
Synopsis: A down-and-out musician has to push a piano from one side of Australia to the other in order to honour his mother's dying wish, and that's the easy bit. His real problems begin when he's joined by a fugitive teenage girl who soon proves to be even heavier
baggage than the piano. What are the odds they'll all make it out of the desert intact?