Julie Kalceff (writer/director/producer)
Julie’s short films have screened in numerous festivals around the world. Her lesbian short, ex, screened at over twenty queer festivals, winning awards such as the Panavison Award, My Queer Career: Mardi Gras Film Festival, and Best Gal’s Short Subject, Out Far! Phoenix International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival. Julie is a graduate of the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) with a Masters Degree in Scriptwriting and has worked in both film and television throughout her career. She was a writer/director on the 2011 lesbian web series, The Newtown Girls, which was viewed in over 190 countries worldwide. Common Language Films (CLF) began in early 2013. An independent Sydney-based production company, CLF focuses on developing and producing high quality stories for the screen that centre around lesbian characters and the lesbian community. Julie was writer/director/co-producer on the short film Move, the first short produced through CLF. Recently completed, Move is currently being entered into film festivals world-wide. While completing post-production on Move, Julie began writing, directing and producing Starting From … Now!. Julie lectures in scriptwriting at the SAE Institute, Sydney, and is currently working on a feature film script, along with a number of short form projects.
John Dunlop (original music - S01, S02, S03)
John studied music at QUT in Brisbane, specialising in digital composition, sound design and software synthesis. Shortly after graduating he started composing and performing in a number of music projects - as a solo artist as well as part of the music duo, 'Phantasm'. John also worked as a recording engineer for a wide variety of Brisbane-based musicians and composers. After relocating to London for a few years, John started composing music for a number of short films and documentaries, including the recent Italian production, 'Veniceland'. Find out more about John's work at: https://soundcloud.com/jbbmusicoz or contact him at: email@example.com
Luke Stacey (sound design - S01 - S03; sound recordist - S03)
Luke studied a Bachelor of Electronic Arts (UWS) where he majored in Audio Engineering, focusing on musique concrète soundscapes, sound and video installations, and popular music production. He has since been involved in art collectives and gallery installations and has produced various music EPs and an album.
Luke later decided to merge his love of musique concrète and music production towards its most logical conclusion and moved on to study film at Sydney Film School. Since then he has worked on over 80 short films in various roles that included: sound designer, dialogue editor, composer, sound recordist and mixer. He has over 10 years experience working with ProTools and has a passion for pushing creative boundaries and creating subtle evolving emotional soundscapes.
Over the last twelve months Luke has also worked on three independent feature films: Embedded (sound recordist & boom operator), All About E (sound recordist) and Flotsam Jetsam (dialogue editor, sound designer, and sound mixer).
Rhiannon Noon (editor - S01 and S02; post-production co-ordinator - S02; colourist - S03)
Rhiannon is a freelance filmmaker, editor and colourist based in Sydney. She has a Bachelor Degree in Film Production from the SAE Institute, where she has acquired skills in directing, producing, editing, colour grading and many more. In any spare time she has, she enjoys working both on and off set, in particular grading. Using DaVinci Resolve, Rhiannon has graded a variety of genres including horror, comedy, music videos, short films, and commercials and has recently begun working with promotional and medical educational videos. She is passionate about filmmaking and is keen to engage in all aspects of the industry.
Find more out on her work at: http://au.linkedin.com/pub/rhiannon-noon/78/64a/a15 or contact her on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrew Soo (editor - S02 and S03)
Andrew has over 15 years experience working as an editor across a range of styles in drama, documentary, commercials and music videos. His versatility and commitment in the editing room makes him a valuable asset to directors and producers. Andrew has edited the feature length documentaries "The Boot Cake", "Hairtales" and "The Lost Aviator", which just premiered at the London Film Festival, 2014. He has edited the independent feature films "Jucy" and "LBF" which screened at the 2010 Brisbane Film Festival and 2012 Sydney Festival respectively. In 2014 he started working with Paul Clarke of Bombora Film and TV.
Bryan Coelho (DOP - S02)
Bryan Coelho is a Sydney based award winning Director and Cinematographer with over 10 years experience working in the industry. Bryan has directed a variety of work including TVCs, short films & music videos, his short films travelling on both the domestic and international circuits. He has also worked extensively as a cinematographer and television editor for shows such as Mythbusters, Wrecks to Riches and Hard Shine.
With his hands-on approach Bryan is focused on the future of Australian cinema, driving forward to produce powerful, emotive cinema.
Matthew Early (DOP - S01)
Matthew studied Screen and Media for three years and graduated with an Advanced Diploma. Since then he has gained five years of experience within the TV and Film Industry working on a diverse range of projects from features, shorts, reality/documentary TV, music videos, live events, and corporate productions. He has worked on TV shows for many popular TV networks such as Channel 7, SBS, History Channel and Discovery. Contact Matthew at email@example.com
Brad Crawford (colourist - S01)
Brad has been grading footage in one form or another for 11 years. During that time he has mastered a range of different techniques and technologies. After native NLE grading and a host of early plugins, his first move into a full grading application was the very slick Apple Color and its integration with FCP. Brad also began lecturing in post-production and became one of a handful of people worldwide to become certified to teach Apple Colour as an Apple Certified Trainer. A few years ago he moved onto DaVinci Resolve and currently works with this software. He has also completed Instructor status in Adobe After Effects and Avid Media Composer. Brad has worked on a number of feature films and short form projects. You can find out more about Brad and view examples of his work at http://bradcrawford.tv
Dani van Herk (sound recordist/sound design - S01)
After graduating college with a Bachelor of Arts degree Danielle van Herk decided to pursue her interest in filmmaking and studied at The International Film School Sydney. Her graduate film, The Reason Behind Me, was very well received on the festival circuit and later also on youtube.com with over 60.000 views. Danielle went onto making several other short films and a webseries. Danielle became increasingly interested in postproduction sound and has recently completed her studies in audio engineering at SAE.
Melissa Bartel (3rd AD/runner - S01)
Melissa is currently studying a Bachelor in Film and Television at JMC Academy. In her spare time, she has been working on varying productions such as ads, music videos, short films and various multi-camera productions. Her roles in these productions have ranged from Assistant Director to Editor to Camera Operator and Sound. She is currently working as 2nd Assistant Director on Eddie Arya's feature film 'The System' and looking forward to directing some of her own work in the near future.