Program
Director: Anthony Maras
2007
25 minutes

Spike Up is a 25 minute dramatic short film, written and directed by Anthony Maras [AZADI].  It is a confronting, character-driven story exploring themes of family, friendship, sin and red.emption. The story is told through the eyes of Steve, a well meaning but volatile suburban cop, who undergoes a crisis of conscience throughout an agonising night spent with his drug-addict cop buddy, Tolly.

Festivals

Adelaide FF 2007; Rotterdam 08; Austin 07; Santa Barbara 08; Flickerferst 08; Bilbao International Short Film Festival 07

Awards

Winner- Best Short Fiction Film – 2007 AFI Awards

Winner- Australian Cinematographers Society Awards – Gold Award

Nominated- Best Short Film- ATOM Awards

Nominated- Best Short Film- Australian Directors Guild Award

Finalist -Austin Film Festival – Best Short Film

Director Anthony Maras
Producer Kent Smith