THICKET

Directed by Julian Vares.

A reclusive teenage farmboy finds an unlikely source of inspiration to stand-up against his overbearing father.

World Premiere at New Zealand International Film Festival (won: Wallace & Friends of the Civic Award).

STAY

Directed by Craig Gainsborough & Luke Thornborough

June’s life is turned upside down when her parents relationship reaches a breaking point. Told through the eyes of the family dog, Stay is a one-shot short film that explores the tipping point in a young girl’s life.

Festivals: New Zealand International Film Festival; Giffoni Film Festival; Seoul Youth International Film Festival.

LUCKIE STRIKE

Directed by Melissa Nickerson.

A Loading Docs short documentary.

Pushing beyond primal fear, two best friends struggle together in a dark, confined, muddy hole, determined to find a new entrance to the spectacular cave – Luckie Strike.

Distributed by TVNZ, National Geographic & New Zealand Geographic.

TEN THOUSAND DAYS

Directed by Michael Duignan. Produced through Thick as Thieves with Nik Beachman.

Festivals: New Zealand International Film Festival 2012; Show Me Shorts Film Festival 2012; Seattle International Film Festival 2013; Milwaukee Film Festival 2013; Short of the Week; Staff picked by Vimeo; Short and Sweet