MEAT

2015 // DRAMA // 9’20”

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Privilege. Guilt. Masculinity. Boarding school.

Behind the closed doors of an elite boarding school, Matthews and his friends are cruising through life – but when a weekend joyride ends in disaster, he has to deal with the guilt that consumes him.

Written & directed by Sunday Emerson Gullifer
Producer Lauren Eisinger
Cinematographer Jack McAvoy
Production Designer Bethany Ryan
Editor Andrew Kristiaman
Composer Kelly Ryall
Sound Sam Freeman & Thom Kellar
Costume Designer Georgia Hopkins

Starring Samuel Delich, John Turnbull, Rose Riley, Julian Maroun & Jon Prasida

Funded by Metro Screen & Screen NSW
Supported by University of Technology, Sydney
Based on a monologue written at Australian Theatre for Young People's National Studio

AWARDS

Winner // NSW & ACT Silver Award – Short Film // Australian Cinematographers Society Awards // Australia 2016
Winner // People's Choice Award // 14th Biennial UTS Golden Eye Awards // Australia 2015
Nomination // Best Direction in a Student Film // Australian Directors Guild Awards // Australia 2015
Nomination // Best Drama // 14th Biennial UTS Golden Eye Awards // Australia 2015
Nomination // Best Direction // 14th Biennial UTS Golden Eye Awards // Australia 2015
Nomination // Best Australian Short Film // Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival // Australia 2015
Nomination // Young Australian Filmmaker of the Year // Byron Bay International Film Festival // Australia 2016

FESTIVALS

Flickerfest International Short Film Festival (Academy Award® accredited) // Australia 2016
River Film Festival // Italy 2016
Down Under Berlin Film Festival // Germany 2016
Byron Bay International Film Festival // Australia 2016
Citizen Jane Film Festival // USA 2016
Aesthetica Short Film Festival (BAFTA qualifying) // UK 2015
Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival // Australia 2015
Canberra Short Film Festival // Australia 2015