3 AQF projects receive funding
Feature films Faith Hope Love written by Brendan Fletcher and Berlin Syndrome written by Shaun Grant received draft funding this year and animated short The Nightingale and the Rose, adpated by Brendan Fletcher and Del Kathryn Barton, received production funding from Screen Australia.
Music video starring Sarah Snook
David Barker, writer/director of The Second Coming, has collaborated with award winning actress Sarah Snook for the filming of a music video clip for songstress Kate Miller-Hiedke and compsoer Sallie Campbell. All proceeds going to the Orangutan Lands Trust. For more information visit Nightingale Floor.
US website up and running
A new website is up and running ahead of the US release on June 7th of Wish You Were Here. Check it out here
US Trailer Released
Watch the new trailer for Wish You Were Here ahead of the June 7th 2013 release in the USA and Canada.
Wish You Were Here wins
5 Film Critics Circle (FCCA) Awards.
Aquarius Films' 2012 feature film Wish You Were Here won 5 Film Critics Circle of Australia awards. Best Film (Angie Fielder), Best Original Screenplay (Kieran Darcy-Smith & Felicity Price), Best Actor (Joel Edgerton), Best Editing (Jason Ballantine) and Best Supporting Actor (Anthony Starr).
Wish You Were Here wins AACTAs.
Aquarius Films' Wish You Were Here won two AACTA (Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts) Awards at the annual AACTA Awards ceremony on 30th January 2013. Wish You Were Here received the AACTA Award for Best Original Screenplay and the AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actor (awarded to Antony Starr). Stars of the movie, Joel Edgerton and Felicity Price, attended the AACTAs event in support of the film.
Wish You Were Here was nominated for 8 AACTA Awards including Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Director (Kieran Darcy-Smith), Best Actor (Joel Edgerton), Best Actress (Felicity Price), Best Supporting Actor (Anthony Starr), Best Cinematography (Jules O'Loughlin) and Best Editing (Jason Ballantine).
The Second Coming- Aquarius Films' next feature film project recently raised $75,000 in a 6 week crowdfunding campaign through Pozible. A huge thankyou to everyone who generously supported the project! For updates and links follow the film on Facebook and Twitter or check out the film website here.
WISH YOU WERE HERE, our psychological drama/mystery starring Joel Edgerton, Teresa Palmer, Felicity Price and Antony Starr, is now available on DVD, BluRay and iTunes in Australia. Visit the film's website wishyouwereherethefilm.com and follow the film on Facebook and Twitter. Watch the Trailer, below...
Wish You Were Here Official Trailer
Aquarius Films is a boutique development and production company dedicated to producing high quality feature films, television series, EPKs, documentaries and short films. Established by award winning filmmakers Angie Fielder and Polly Staniford in 2007, Aquarius Films is committed to creating diverse and innovative work by collaborating with the best directing and writing talent in Australia.
Other recent projects include multi award-winning short films Crossbow and Netherland Dwarf, both written and directed by internationally acclaimed Australian talent David Michôd.
Aquarius Films acknowledges the support of Screen Australia's Feature Enterprise Program.