film festivals


Very excited to have won the Best Script award at The Heart of Gold International Film Festival in sunny Gympie in October! Thanks so much to the entire festival team - and, as always, to the cast and crew of MY BEST FRIEND IS STUCK ON THE CEILING!

The film also won the GRAND PRIZE for Best Science Fiction Short Film at the 2017 Flickers' Vortex Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror Film Festival 2017 (Rhode Island) in October! 

The film is finally wrapping up its festival run, and I'm hard at work on my next short. See you in 2018 with that one!

FUCKING ADELAIDE at Adelaide Film Festival!

Closer's new TV series FUCKING ADELAIDE will premiere at the Adelaide Film Festival this week! I wrote ep 4 of the show and was a staff writer across the series alongside Matt Cormack and Soph Hyde.

Commissioned by ABC and Screen Australia for their 'Long Story Short' initiative, FUCKING ADELAIDE is a six part television drama, directed by Sophie Hyde, produced by Sophie, Rebecca Summerton and Bryan Mason, and written by Matthew Cormack, with ep 4 written by Matt Vesely.

SYNOPSIS: A comedy drama told from six different perspectives of a family who reunite in Adelaide when mum plans to sell the family home. Any sense of togetherness quickly crumbles to reveal how fucked and glorious it is to be home. Starring Pamela Rabe, Kate Box, Tilda Cobham-Hervey and Brendan Maclean.

FUCKING ADELAIDE will have its TV premiere on ABC TV in early 2018!