Short Films

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Sir Dance-a-lot  2015   7mins
Sir Dancealot is the short story of a knight who tires of Saving Damsels in Distress, preferring to practice his two-step, in a dress. This is the story of “how our knight saved the day, using not his sword, but Classical Ballet”.
Screened 10 international film festivals
Credits
Producer: Atalanti Dionysus
Writer/Director: Lana Schwarcz
Production Company:  Atalanti Films

Sir Dance-a-lot – Awards/Nominations
2017Award of Merit: Women Filmmakers, Best Short Competition, California USA
2016 – Made in Melbourne Film Festival, Melbourne Australia
2016 – Handmade Puppet Festival world series tour thru North America, Czech Republic, India, Israel, Prague, United Kingdom, France and Canada
2016- Official selection Best Short Film, Setting Sun Short Film Festival Melbourne
2015 – Official Selection LA PELLICULE ENSORCELÉE – Northern France
2015- National Puppetry Festival, Puppeteers of America UCONN
2015 – The International Puppet Theater & Film Festival in the city of Holon in Israel
2015 – Literally Short Film Awards based in USA
2015 – International Puppet Underground Film Festival in Regina Saskatchewan, Canada
2015 – Official Selection Atlanta Film Festival

Screen Shot 2016-05-01 at 8.02.09 pmThe Favour  2005   12mins
It’s late on Christmas Eve. Helen, heavily pregnant, loaded with Christmas shopping, struggles to make it to the tram stop. She feels out of kilter with the world – this is the season to be jolly and she’s never felt less so. Stuck at the lonely tram stop with a rather odd stranger, will Helen ever make it home? THE FAVOUR is a dark tale of Christmas misery, with a magical twist which proves that one good turn deserves another.

Festivals
2006 – Official Selection Best Short Film, St Kilda Film Festival

Credits
Producer: Atalanti Dionysus
Writer/Director: Donna Mcrae
Production Company: mcraeandvale

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