Program
Director: Daniel J. Phillips
2019
Australia
87 minutes
Unclassified 18+

Never sleep again

Terror lives right here in Adelaide. Deep, dark and terrifyingly bloody things have been happening at Hendon Studios. Karla, a young medical student, is attempting to cure her brother of a terminal sleep illness called Fatal Familial Insomnia. Her quest to save him takes her to a secret underground laboratory, where a more sinister and terrifying reason for his condition is revealed. Debut director Daniel J. Phillips, with star Erik Thomson and a strong local cast and crew create a vision of relentless tension, adrenaline-inducing scares and fear that will stay with you. With a fresh take on the horror genre, Awoken is a nightmare that will keep you involved until its chilling conclusion.

Film Type Feature Fiction
Program Strand Australian Indie
Premiere Australian
Language English
Director Daniel J. Phillips
Producer Craig McMahon, Charles Billeh, Daniel J. Phillips, John Tedesco
Screenwriters Daniel J. Phillips, Alan Grace
Cinematographer Michael Tessari
Editor Sean Lahiff
Cast Sara West, Benson Jack Anthony, Erik Thomson
Genre Horror

Screens with: The Reckoning of Christian Spencer

Director: Peter Hanlon
2019
Australia
14 minutes
Unclassified 18+

In this enchanting thriller, a friendly visit to an old friend turns sinister when Chris is surreptitiously propelled into an unknown past.

Film Type Short
Program Strand Shorts Before Features
Premiere World
Language English
Director Peter Hanlon
Producer Nicholas Hope
Screenwriters Peter Hanlon
Cinematographer Miles Rowland
Editor Tania Nehme
Music Joel Byrne, Wade Keighran
Cast Rob Macpherson, Tiffany Lyndall Knight, Craig Behena
Genre Thriller