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KILL YOUR DINNER

An already strained father-son relationship is put to the test during an extremely misjudged bonding exercise.

Short film, 2016
Written and directed by Bryn Chainey
Producers: Christopher Sharp & Alexandra Taussig

Festival Highlights
Berlin International Film Festival
Palm Springs International Shortfest
Rotterdam International Film Festival

Awards
Youth Prize - Festival Cinèma Jeune Public
Best Australian Director - Dungog Film Festival
Best Director & Best Casting - Atlas Awards
Best Supporting Performance (Sacha Horler) - Short Circuit: Pacific Rim Film Festival

 
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MORITZ AND THE WOODWOSE

Moritz is struggling to accept his brother's grave illness. In an attempt to solve the problem he enters into an arrangement with a mystical creature.

Short film, 2013
Written and directed by Bryn Chainey
Produced by Anna Wendt

Festival Highlights
Edinburgh International Film Festival
Warsaw International Film Festival
Hamburg International Short Film Festival

Awards
Best Short Film - San Luis Obispo International Film Festival
Clujshorts Trophy - Clujshorts International Film Festival
Best Short Film - Full Moon Horror & Fantasy Film Festival
Jury Prize - Kontrast Film Festival
Best Film - Video/Film Tage Konstanz
Special Mention of the Youth Jury - Brest European Short Film Festival
Special Mention of the Jury - Granada International Film Festival

 
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JONAH AND THE VICARIOUS NATURE OF HOMESICKNES

High above Earth in his homemade spaceship, Jonah records his estranged family's messages via a tin-can-phone with an extraordinarily long string. As he travels deeper into the abyss, his connections to time, reality, and home fall prey to the vacuum of space.

Short film, 2010
Written and directed by Bryn Chainey
Produced by Anna Wendt

Festival Highlights
Berlin International Film Festival
Stockholm International Film Festival
Rhode Island International Film Festival

Awards
Berlin Today Award - Berlin International Film Festival
Best Film - Festshortberlin
Best Art Direction & Best VFX - Berlin Shortcutz Awards