A multi award winning Australian short film directed by Serhat Caradee and written by Sam Meikle. Made while students at The Australian Film, Television and Radio School. It was eligible for nomination for the 2002 Academy Awards after winning the Sydney International Film Festival’s short film category for Best Film.
Winner – 2000 Australian Directors Guild (ADG) / AFTRS Award for Directing.
Winner – Best Film 2001 Dendy Award for Short Films, Fiction Under 15 Minutes. Sydney
International Film Festival.
Winner – Audience Award 2001 New York University (NYU) International Student Film Festival, New York USA.
Winner – Best Film 2001 Screen Me, The Blue Mountains Short Film Festival Katoomba NSW.
Winner – Best Film 2001 Penrith Valley Film and Video Festival, Finalist Open category. Penrith NSW
Winner – Best Film 2001 Bondi Short Film Festival, Bondi NSW Australia.
Honorable Mention 2001 Columbus International Film & Video Festival, ‘The 2001 Chris Awards’ Ohio USA.
Highly Commended 2001 Golden Knight International Film Festival, Marsa Malta. ‘Bound’
2002 Academy Awards — Oscars (eligible for nomination) short films. ‘Bound’.
Recipient 1999 ATLAB Australia Cinematography Grant (AFTRS).
Selected and screened at the following:
– 2000 Melbourne International Film Festival, Melbourne Australia.
– 2000 Empire State Film Festival New York, USA.
– 2000 Bilboa International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Bilboa Spain.
– 2000 Nescafé Australia Short Film Awards, Finalist and Nescafé Internet Website
– 2000 Auburn International Film and Video Festival Sydney, NSW Australia.
– 2001 New York International Children’s Film Festival, New York City, USA.
– 2001 Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Santa Barbara, California USA.
– 2001 Australian Centenary of Federation, Australian Embassy, Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam
– 2001 Delhi International Film Festival, New Delhi India.
– 2001 Drifting Clouds International Film Festival, Wellington New Zealand.
– 2001 Screen Me, The Blue Mountains Short Film Festival Katoomba NSW, Australia:
– 2001 The International Film Festival for Children and Youth in Zlin,The Czech Republic.
– 2001 St.Kilda International Short Film Festival, St.Kilda Victoria, Australia.
– 2001 Sydney International Film Festival, Dendy Awards for Short Films, Australia
– 2001 Melbourne Underground Film Festival, Melbourne Australia.
– 2001 Voladero International Film and Video Festival, Monterrey Mexico.
– 2001 Boston Film Festival, Boston Massachusetts, USA.
– 2001 New York International Independent Film and Video Festival, New York USA.
– 2001 International Festival of Film Schools, Mexico City Mexico.
– 2001 Canberra International Film Festival, A.C.T Australia.
– 2001 Penrith Valley Video Festival, Penrith NSW Australia.
– 2001 New York University (NYU) International Student Film Festival, New York USA.
– 2001 Columbus International Film and Video Festival, ‘The 2001 Chris Awards’ Ohio USA.
– 2001 ScreenWorks Film Festival, Manly NSW Australia.
– 2001 Sutherland Shire Film Festival, Cronulla Short Film Challenge, Cronulla, NSW
– 2001 International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg, Mannheim Germany.
– 2001 North Bondi Short Film Festival, Bondi NSW Australia.
– 2001 Ankara International Film Festival, Ankara Turkey.
– 2001 Golden Knight International Film Festival, Marsa Malta.
– 2001 Singapore Shorts Film Festival, Singapore.
– 2002 Solothurn International Film Festival, Solothurn Switzerland.
– 2002 SBS Television Australia, ‘Eat Carpet’ program.
– 2002 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, Chicago USA.
– 2003 9th London Australian Film Festival, London UK.