SETTING SUN - THE MARIBYRNONG PROGRAM

Rating: EX15+
Length: 97 minutes
Rating: E

Free program. A screening of films made by aspiring
secondary school student filmmakers.
Length: 97min

37 Reasons
Spy/Action Length: 5.00
University High
Director/Producer: Dermot O’Brien
Year 12 at University High school. I play the trombone and play hockey in my free time. I also enjoy making a short film here or there.

Jaded
Drama Length: 7.27
Scotch College
A short narrative about two young musicians which explores the difficulties of balancing the desire for success with personal relationships
Director/Producer: James Robertson
James Robertson completed VCE in 2017.

Hatred Comes Home
Sci-fi/Drama Length:13.37
Box Hill High School
Dane is a young man who accidentally discovers that he has the ability to reverse time but can only travel back to the start of the current day, maximum. This power corrupts him, until one day, he snaps, assaulting and possibly killing a boy who has been bullying him.
Director: Jesse Bickham-Cullis
Producer: Box Hill High School
Jesse has been making films in media for the past three years. Media was my favourite subject from the very first class I had. My ambition is to become a professional screenwriter.

Our Safe School
Documentary Length: 6.48
Footscray City College
Being educated in a such a liberal and accepting school we asked ourselves the question, “Why is safe schools such an issue? What are the reasons other schools have against the program?” Using our own school as an example we explored and spoke with individuals about their thoughts on the topic and the impact the Safe Schools Program has on school communities.
Directors: Frida Rose-Kormos & Marlee Steward-Wilson
Producers: Nick Bray /Joseph Hai /James Moody
This is a joint directorial debut from Frida and Marlee, with assistance from Joseph, Nick and James. They are Year 9 students from Footscray City College who completed this project as part of their film elective unit, Hot Docs.

Silenced
Horror Length: 9.11
Footscray City College
Upon finding an old transistor radio, a young man discovers unnerving voices warning him of impending doom to whoever it mentions.
Director: Hal Burgess
Producer: Aaron Morrison / Aidan Johnson / Rudi Jinks
These Year 9 students completed this project as part of their Screen and Film Production class.

Foe
Horror Length: 3.58
Footscray City College
Three friends skip school and enter an abandoned warehouse to graffiti the walls. What ensues is a cat and mouse game with crazed killer hiding in the maze.
Director: Moses Huf-Tirfe
Producer: Rowan Southgate / Stelios Vantarakis
These Year 9 students completed this project as part of their Screen and Film Production class.

Top Cop
Thriller Length: 11.40
Footscray City College
Year 11 VCE Film. Student written and directed cop drama.
Director: Jay Curtis
Producers: Luey Kemp-Mykyta, Jack Pardy, Darcy Smith, Angie Hausegger, Quincy Davis, Spencer Davis.

A Song for Isla
Mystery Length: 9.05
Footscray City College
A ghost story narrative, centering on the grief of a sister mourning her dead sister. When she comes into contact with their old childhood music box, strange events take place.
Directors: Rosa Deverell / Sunday Cullip-Barlett
Producers: Molly Roberts, Kristine Murray-Xendis, Aishlyn Trusler
These Year 9 students completed this project as part of their Screen and Film Production class.

Pasadena
Drama Length: 8.20
Scotch College
A cinematic and suspenseful short narrative which features a protagonist desperate to win a high-stakes poker game.
Director/Producer: Darcy Wischer
Darcy Wischer completed VCE in 2017.

Cruelty Free
Documentary Length: 6.25
Footscray City College
An exploration on the abuse and torture of animals in the testing of products for our use.
Directors: Greta Shannon / Ingrid Burkhart-Wang
Producers: Ella Taylor / Grace Miller
This is a joint directorial debut from Greta, Ingrid, Ella and Grace. They are Year 9 students from Footscray City College who completed this project as part of their film elective unit, Hot Docs.

L’Asile
Drama Length: 5.57
Scotch College
The curious case-study of Kyra, a character suffering from a split-personality disorder. Follow the twists and turns of this short thriller, which asks us all - how well do we really know someone?
Director/Producer: Carter Mursell
Carter Mursell completed VCE in 2017.

Senseless
Drama Length:14.42
St Kevin’s College
Senseless follows the story of three boys who, in a misguided attempt to obtain justice, end up making the biggest mistake of their lives.
Director/Producer: Declan Magee
Senseless was shot, written and directed by Declan Magee. He is 16 years old and lives in Williamstown, currently attending St Kevin’s College in Toorak.

Notorious
Documentary Length: 5.22
Suzanne Cory High School
Go behind-the-scenes to find out what makes Notorious Burgers in Caroline Springs so, well, notorious!
Director: Isabell Le
Producer: Helena Moore
Isabell graduated from Suzanne Cory High School in 2017. Her documentary, ‘Notorious’, was created as part of her VCE Media studies.
* Cry Baby Session