At the AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Film Festival in June 2009, Lessons From The Night was paired with the feature length documentary The Philosopher Kings. The two films’ themes related so well that the Transcendental Media invited Lessons From The Night to be included on the Deluxe Edition DVD of The Philosopher Kings. To visit their website or to purchase the DVD click here.
The Not-So-Great Eugene Green has won the prestigious Monkey King award for ‘Best Foreign Short Animation‘ at the 2010 China International Cartoon and Animation Festival (CICAF). The animation is written and directed by Michael Hill and produced by Melanie Brunt. CICAF is China’s largest animation festival and attracts approximately 900,000 visitors. To see a list of all the winners click here. For the Feather Films Press Release click here.
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Producer Melanie Brunt has 2 short films screening at the 2010 St Kilda Film Festival; the documentary Lessons From The Night and animation The Not-So-Great Eugene Green are both in the Top 100 Short Films at the St Kilda Film Festival. The Not-So-Great Eugene Green is screening on Thursday 27th May at 7:30pm for details click here, and Lessons From The Night is screening on Sunday 30th May at 6pm for details click here.
The Screen Australia funded short animation The Not-So-Great Eugene Green (directed by Michael Hill, produced by Melanie Brunt) has been invited to screen at 2 prestigious festivals – the Hong Kong International Film Festival and the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film. Eugene is screening in the World Animation section in March and April at Hong Kong and in the International Competition in May at Stuttgart. Director Michael Hill will be travelling over to Germany for the screenings at Stuttgart. For updates on The Not-So-Great Eugene Green become a fan on Facebook by clicking here.
Writer/director Adrian Francis has been invited to participate in the 2010 Berlin Talent Campus. Adrian, the writer/director of the short documentary Lessons From The Night, is currently in development on his next documentary Ten Views of Tokyo. Lessons From The Night is screening at the 3rd San Joaquin International Film Festival in Stockton and Modesto, California.