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Hounds Of Love

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Award winning DoP Mick McDermott shares the news about working on the feature film Hounds Of Love.

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Hounds of Love – Pre Production

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The feature film Hounds Of Love will be moving into official pre-production on the 4th of January 2016 with production commencing on the 1st of February.

The locations for the film will be all over the Perth metro including Belmont, East Victoria Park, East Perth, Coolbellup and Hamilton Hill.

The cast includes: Emma Booth, Stephen Curry, Ashleigh Cummings, Susie Porter, Damian de Montemas and Harrison Gilbertson.


Feature Film Hounds Of Love – Financed

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Ben Young’s debut feature film is financed with Screen Australia and ScreenWest.



AACTA Nomination for Karroyul

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Fantastic news for Spear Point Productions with an AACTA short film nomination for Karroyul.



Karroyul in discussion

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Kelrick Martin and Jac Hewer discuss Karroyul with Cinema Australia.




Karroyul wins at WA Screen Awards

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Kelrick Martin’s debut short drama Karroyul wins best short film at the WA Screen Awards. Written by Kim Scott and Produced by Jaclyn Hewer and Melissa Kelly under the Spear Point banner. The film also won best Editing Short Form for Lawrie Silvestrin. Congratulations to all.



SPA Ones To Watch 2015 – Jaclyn Hewer

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Jaclyn Hewer has been selected for Screen Producers Australia’s talent identification program Ones To Watch.  Congratulations Jac!


Success for Karroyul (Returning)

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Thanks ScreenWest for this great news item…

Mesmerising WA short Karroyul has enjoyed a warm reception in the Eastern states this month, winning Best Achievement in Indigenous Film at the St Kilda Film Festival in Melbourne on June 4 and a well-received screening at the Sydney Film Festival on June 10.

Karroyul is a spiritual, coming-of-age journey adapted from the short story A Refreshing Sleep by Miles Franklin Award-winning Indigenous writer Kim Scott. It was filmed in the serene South West of Western Australia and showcases a unique, lush and ancient forest environment rarely seen on Australian screens.

Karroyul is nominated for five WA Screen Awards, which will take place at the Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA on Monday, 29 June 2015.

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Hot Shots

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Director/ writer Corrie Jones has been selected alongside producing team Melissa Kelly and Jaclyn Hewer for Screen Australia’s Hot Shots funding with the project WHIRLPOOL.

Synopsis: After Regan’s father is killed in a fire, Regan and her friend, Lucas, set out to seek retribution on the couple whom they believe are responsible for his death.  Based on the short story Cumberland Breakdown by Joyce Carol Oates

Corrie has directed two award winning short films Water and Victim and currently works as a TVC director for Melbourne based production house Guilty.


Factor 30 Films and Spear Point Productions

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Factor 30 and Spear Point Productions join forces on the short drama KARROYUL (Returning) for ABC 1. Kelrick Martin to direct and Melissa Kelly & Jac Hewer to produce.  KARROYUL (Returning) is an adaptation of the Kim Scott short story ‘A Refreshing Sleep’.