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Payload is a vimeo-staff pick!!

Payload is Short of the Week

Payload gets a fantastic write-up on SHORT OF THE WEEK.

Working with the approach that “sci-fi is at its best when it is about people”, Payload manages to find that rare equilibrium in its genre—a balance between visual impact (or “moments of awe” as the director describes them) and a dramatic narrative.

SBS World News – Interview with director of PAYLOAD

SBS World News story on Australian Box Office. Includes interview with Stuart Willis and a long segment on PAYLOAD.

Payload Wins!

Payload picked up some more awards recently:

* Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy, FLICKERS: Rhode Island Horror Film Festival, 2011
* Best Short Film, Renderyard Film Festival (Spain), 2011
* Bronze, Australian Cinematographers Society (NSW) Awards, 2011

More Screenings!

At the Melbourne Underground Film Festival, 2011. Mini-Muff. Thursday 25th. 7pm. St Kilda Memo.

At the Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival, 2011.


Payload Trailer

In the shadow of a space elevator, young Simon Carter must sacrifice everything to save what remains of his family.

A short science-fiction epic.

World Premiere

Payload will have its world premiere at the Palm Springs International Shortfest, 2011. We are in competition and this is an Oscar-qualifying festival, so its very exciting!

24th June, 4pm, Future Shock

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