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OUR FILMS

Critically acclaimed, internationally released, highly awarded independent feature films. Made in Australia for a global audience.
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LONESOME

95 min | Australia | 2022 | Dir. Craig Boreham

When country boy Casey, hooks up with a street-smart city boy Tib, they find a connection neither of them expect or know how to negotiate.

Starring Josh Lavery, Daniel Gabriel, Anni Finsterer, Ian Roberts

Written and Directed by CRAIG BOREHAM

Produced by CRAIG BOREHAM, BEN FERRIS, DEAN FRANCIS, ULYSSES OLIVER

Executive Producer PAUL STRUTHERS

Associate Producer DAVID LIBTER

Director of Photography DEAN FRANCIS

Edited by DANIELLE BOESENBERG Music by TONY BUCHEN

Sound Designers JOHN HRESC & JULIAN OLIVER

Production Designer DANIEL LEWIS Costume Designer KAT KATCHALOVA Casting Consultant MARIANNE JADE

World Sales M-APPEAL

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Official Selection:

Seattle International Film Festival

Sydney Film Festival 

Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara

Frameline

Outfest

Sales & Distribution:

World Sales: M-Appeal

Peccadillo Pictures (UK)

Optimale (France)

 
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DROWN

92 min | Australia | 2015 | Dir. Dean Francis

Len is a Surf Lifesaving champion in the cloistered surf club just like his father.  But when the younger, fitter Phil arrives at the club, Len’s legendary status starts to crumble.   Then Len sees Phil in the company of another man. Phil is gay.  Over the summer, Len forms unexpected, confusing feelings for Phil.  When Phil de-thrones Len at the annual surf competition, Len and his buddy Meat take Phil out on an intoxicated bender through the seedy city.  Jealousy, homophobic fear and unrequited lust culminate in a tragic late night trip back to beach where Len seeks total oblivion.

Starring Matt Levett, Jack Matthews, Sam Anderson, Heather Mitchell, Anthony Phelan

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Directed by DEAN FRANCIS

Produced by DEAN FRANCIS and STEPHEN DAVIS

Executive Producers RAYMOND Y.H CHAN, NICOLE HARCOURT, ROSS JAMES JACOBS, SHAUN MILLER, LUCAS PLUNKETT, SIMON PLUNKETT

Screenplay by STEPHEN DAVIS and DEAN FRANCIS

Co-Producers DOMINIC McDONALD, ANGELA MILLER, 

Director of Photography DEAN FRANCIS

Edited by DEAN FRANCIS and THOMAS GOODIN

Sound Designer BROOKE TRAZISE

Production Designer CHRISTOPHER BALDRY

Casting Director TIMOTHY MAY

World Sales

Sales & Distribution:

World Sales: High Point Films

Slazgeber (Germany)

Strand Releasing (USA)

Peccadillo Pictures (UK)

Epicentre (France)

Label (Australia) 

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Official Selection:

Cheries Cheris Film Festival

Atlanta Film Festival

Boston GLBTI Film Festival

Brisbane Queer Film Festival

Feast Festival, Adelaide 

Glitter Festival Goal Coast 

Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival

Long Beach Qfilm Festival 

Miami & Ft Laud LGBT Film Festival

Sydney Mardi Gras Film Festival

MIX Milan Film Festival

MIX Copenhagen Film Festival 

Out Here Now Festival, Kansas City 

Outfest

Revelation Perth International Film Festival

San Diego FilmOut Festival

Torino Gay & Lesbian Film Festival 

Turin International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Melbourne Queer Film Festival

Awards:

Audience Award for Best Feature, Melbourne Queer Film Festival

Best Narrative Feature, San Diego FilmOut Festival

Best Actor in a Feature Film — Matt Levett, San Diego FilmOut Festival 

Best Actor in a Supporting Role — Harry Cook, San Diego FilmOut Festival 

Best Soundtrack — Ian Kitney, San Diego FilmOut Festival 

Outstanding Artistic Achievement - Dean Francis 

"ONE HELL OF A POWERFUL MOVIE"

- Graeme Blundell, Foxtel Screen

 

ROAD TRAIN

90 min | Australia | 2011 | Dir. Dean Francis

Four young friends on a camping adventure in the outback are chased and deliberately run off the highway by the Road Train - a massive and unrelenting two-trailer truck. Stranded amongst the wreckage of the near fatal crash, their only option is to approach the Road Train, now standing parked in the near distance. But the drivers seat is empty and the truck appears abandoned. When gunshots break the silence they commandeer the monstrous vehicle and take to the road. They soon discover that what lies inside the trailers will prove more terrifying than anything theyve experienced. The next town is only three hours awaybut the next town is somewhere they might never reach Intense and action packed, ROAD TRAIN is a trip into madness and murder. Take a journey on the highway to hell.

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Starring Georgina Haig, Sophie Lowe, Bob Morley, Xavier Samuel

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BODY BLOW

IN DEVELOPMENT

100 min | Australia | 2023 | Dir. Dean Francis

Body Blow is an erotic, queer film noir, set in a dark contemporary world of urban Sydney. It follows a young plain-clothes police officer who falls for the wrong twink and becomes entangled in a web of corruption, murder and  torch songs. 

The third film by director Dean Francis, Body Blow is slated for production in early 2023. 

COMING SOON

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