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A TERRIBLE BEAUTY

Olivia is creator of the lifelike Shinjoi (Soulmate) robots, but after the destruction of a prototype she begins to question the nature of love and loss.

ABANDONED - GROWING UP

Accompanied by her father and loyal comrade, teenager Madison must exert her extraordinary fighting abilities to overcome a one World Army who have kidnapped her mother for ransom.

DIARY OF A YOUTUBER

We follow a year in the life of popular Youtuber Charlotte, from her quick rise to tragic fall.

DISABUSED

Vince, a troubled man on a dangerous downward spiral, returns to the orphanage he grew up in, looking to confront those responsible for his troubled life.

EVERY BIT COUNTS

When Billy – an unemployed Gardener with a heart of gold – loses his Father’s dog, he must attempt the unthinkable and steal from his favourite charity to secure the dog’s freedom.

GARY & GABE

A young girl, Gabe, takes her unusual friend, Gary, who lives under her bed, out under the guise of Halloween.

GIMPSEY

Gemma has a gimp leg. Her best friend calls her Gimpsey - a crippling in-joke wearing thin.

HERO

On patrol in the picturesque countryside of the Yarramalong Valley, Officers’ Henry (John Jarratt) and Brooks (Charlie Jarratt) happen across a distraught woman. They soon discover a hero is needed.

HOMEWARD BOUND

Based on the true story of a young soldier trapped in treacherous mud in WWI. Sinking to his death, he relives his past and attempts to reforge the choices that bought him there.

HOW HISTORY MAY COME

How History May Come is a poetic and nostalgia-filled journey through filmmaker’s childhood memories to tell the story of Maria and Efim and their sacrifice during the USSR’s Great Famine of 1932–1933.

JOURNEY

An astronaut drifts alone in space. Finding another in the same predicament, they team up, going on an epic journey across the universe to  "Find Home".

LIMITED TIME ONLY

In this moving, witty and truthful exploration of depression and its damaging stigma, infomercial enthusiast Karen (Michala Banas) is roped into the bizarre and intimidating world of self-help therapy.

LITTLE BOY BLUE

On a rural farm, a lonely girl must face a dark secret when she discovers a boy held captive in a neighbouring farm’s barn.  

LOSS

A young boy must come to terms with the loss of a loved one.

NEUROPLASTIC

A cavalier hacker and his jaded companion delve into London's desperate underworld and pitch three criminals a weapon too good to be true: a device that could restore their ability to lie.

PUPILS

A troubled boy goes to school, surrounded by the blinded, and must decide whether to be a victim or a hero.

SIX STEPS TO ETERNAL DEATH

A strange-fantasy about a woman forced by her seemingly estranged family to undergo a six step program to eternal death.

THE CLOUD FACTORY

A young girl sets out on a journey to The Cloud Factory, upon entering, she must seek out her mother and save her from the grips of the Cloud Conductor!

THE JEZABELS 'COME ALIVE'

A witch flees from the peril that surrounds her.  A tale about a bleak witch hunt, in colonial Tasmania.

UPSIDE DOWN FEELING

A young boy develops a preoccupation with death and disease and begins to explore it through the images he sees in the movies and his wild imagination. 

WOOF!

A humiliating sexual experience causes a 16 year old girl to start an unusual revolution.