SA Film Corporation

Made in SA Showcase

The Made in SA Showcase is an informative resource, detailing the variety of SAFC supported feature film, television, multi-media and documentary productions produced in SA since 2010. A selection of recent productions is shown below.  Choose a filter to see more.

For a quick look at SAFC productions since 1974,  view our 40th anniversary Showreel here.

 

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FEATURE FILM


Human Touch

HUMAN TOUCH

2004

Producer: Mark Patterson
Director: Paul Cox

Human Touch tells the story of Anna (Jacqueline McKenzie), a singer who reclaims her desire when she agrees to pose nude for photographs taken by wealthy connoisseur, Edward (Chris Haywood).  Anna is drawn more and more into Edward's world.

IMDB


Deck Dogz

DECK DOGZ

2004
bj Films
Producer: Jennifer Cluff, Bill Bennett
Director: Steve Pasvolsky

A deck grinding, wickedly funny coming of age about friendship and growing up.

IMDB


Thunderstruck

THUNDERSTRUCK

2004
Eddie Wong Films
Producer: Jodi Matterson
Director: Darren Ashton

After a near death experience, five boys, all devoted AC/DC fans, make a pact to bury whoever dies first next to their idol, the band's former lead singer the late Bon Scott.

IMDB


Wolf Creek

WOLF CREEK

2004
Ultra Films
Producer: David Lightfoot
Director: Greg McLean

Three young backpackers experience a terrifying journey after being abducted in the isolated Australian Outback.

Trailer


DOCUMENTARY


Opal Fever

OPAL FEVER

2004
Piper Films
Producer: Mike Piper
Director: Corey Piper

OPAL FEVER … is a series about untold wealth waiting to be uncovered … and those possessed with the feverish hope of riches beyond imagination.

“Some people say Opal Fever is better than sex … ”, says former Sydney street-kid Mark Jackson in the first episode of OPAL FEVER, a television series set in the remote and bizarre opal-mining town of Coober Pedy in the vast South Australian Outback.

AFI Nomination for Cinematography

ACS Golden Tripod - Documentaries Cinema & TV

4 Gold ACS - Documentaries Cinema & TV

National Geographic - Best People & Places

ATOM Awards - Best Documentary

Melbourne DV Festival - Best Documentary


SHORT FILM


Frames

FRAMES

2004

Producer: Leona Cichon
Director: Mat King

A love lost in memories.

Synopsis

An elderly man, Frank, spends his days making picture frames. Every day, Eva comes to search for Frank and although day after day she always finds him, she can never seem to recognise him.

Awards

 Winner 2004 Australian Cinematographer Society Awards SA/WA “The Judges Award” for Best Overall Entry “Best Short Film ”

Screenings

Edinburgh International Film Festival – (UK) 2004 
Valladolid International Film Festival – (Spain) 2004 
Los Angeles International Film Festival – (USA) 2004 
Palm Springs International Film Festival – (USA) 2004 
Brisbane International Film Festival – (Aust) 2004 
Rhode Island International Film Festival – (USA) 2004 
Foyle Film Festival – 2005 – (Nth Irleland) 2004 
Pyongyang International Film Festival – (Nth Korea - DPRK) 2004 
Nashville International Film Festival – (USA) 2005 
Adelaide Film Festival – (Aust) 2005


Fritz Gets Rich

FRITZ GETS RICH

2004
The People's Republic of Animation
Producer: Sam White
Director: Eddie White, James Calvert