Australian feature and short feature films promoted at key film markets throughout 2005.
Australian Feature Films 2005 is a testament to the continuing growth of the Australian film industry and bears the promise of another exciting year for Australian feature films. Scroll down to see the list of titles.
With the success in 2004 of the award-winning Somersault (d: Cate Shortland), which screened at 10 key international festivals following its premiere at Un Certain Regard, the culturally diverse and stylistically innovative voice of Australian film is as strong as ever and reverberates throughout this catalogue.
The 2005 guide showcases films by experienced directors and producers working with some of Australia's foremost acting talent, as well as introducing upcoming filmmakers and debut feature directors to international audiences.
The inclusion of Jewboy (d: Tony Krawitz)—with its world premiere at Cannes Film Festival 2005—marks the ongoing success of the short feature format. Wolf Creek is also screening at Cannes.
The films in this guide are represented by a variety of international sales agents and, in some cases, the producer. If you are interested in acquiring a film or screening it at a festival, please contact the sales agent for details of the film's availability, price and preview material.
For the latest information, a searchable database of Australian features and short features produced since 1990 is available at www.afc.gov.au/films
The Australian Film Commission is proud to be associated with the development and production of Australian film, television and interactive digital media projects, and to assist their promotion internationally. This guide is one of a range of publications designed to inform buyers, festival directors and international producers about Australian films and filmmakers.