MEATHEAD

SHORT FILM

GENRE: DRAMA

RELEASE:  2011

DURATION: 11m

Michael is a seventeen year-old kid who gets a job at the local meat works. The place is challenging and his fellow workers aren’t exactly welcoming of new blood. It soon becomes clear that this day isn’t going to be about just trying to fit in. His biggest concern will be getting out alive.

KEY PERSONNEL:

Writer/Director:               Sam Holst

Producer:                          Desray Armstrong, Chelsea Winstanley

Executive producer:       Vicky Pope, Robert Sarkies

D.O.P:                                  Andrew Commis

Editor:                                 Peter Sciberras

Production Designer:     Sinclair Lonsdale

Cast:                                     Jesse James, Rehu Pickery,

                                              Greg Smith, Mick Innes,

                                              William Hemming, Jesse Mcgrath

Production Company:    Stan'Strong and Eyeworks Film

Made in association with Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission. 

AWARDS & FESTIVALS

WINNER – 2012 Crystal Bear - Best Short Film at Berlin Film Festival (Generation 14plus section)

2011 Cannes Film Festival In Competition for the Palme d'Or

WINNER – 2011 Silver Plaque, Chicago Film Festival

2011 Melbourne International Film Festival

2011 New Zealand International Film Festival

2011 Show Me Shorts Film Festival

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