Four Anchor Island

Matt Richards - Writer/Director

Beginner's Luck Poster

Beginner's Luck (2013)

Dir M Richards : Prod The Guerin Group

Dwarfed by the dusty wheat fields of a remote farm, two mischievous boys barrel down the dirt driveway with a sticky accelerator, leaving a trail of destruction as they head towards the farmhouse where an unsuspecting Dad bakes a birthday cake. Furiously giving chase in a giant tractor is Mum.

In less than 8 minutes it will all be over.

Format - HD 1.85:1 // Duration - 7.40 mins

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SCREENINGS

Cluj Shorts International Film Festival - April 19-20 2013 (Romania)
Tbilisi International Student Film Festival "AMIRANI 2013" - June 3-7 2013 (Georgia)
Malta International TV Short Film Festival - July 2 2013 (Malta)
Down Under Berlin - Australian Film Festival - September 12-15 2013 (Germany)
Lucky Film Festival - October 12 2013 (Australia)
4th Pune International Short Film Festival - October 26-30 2013 (India)
Festiwelt program @ Lichtblick Kino Berlin - January 19 2014 (Germany)
2nd Long Night of Film Festivals - August 23 2014 (Germany)
Dungog Festival - August 28-31 2014 (Australia)
Car Shorts (Interfilm Festival) - October 13-November 11 2014 (Germany)

CREDITS

Featuring - Catherine Larcey, Scott Reid, Max Collins, Stu Amos
Director - Matt Richards
Producer - Brendan Guerin
Cinematography - Matt Wood
Sound Recording - Jim Walter
Editor - Patrick McCabe
Sound Design - John Nguyen
Production Design - Ashleigh Ward

AWARDS

Winner - $500 : Lucky Film Festival (2013) 'Best Cinematography'
Winner - $2000 : Lucky Film Festival (2013) 'Best Sound Design'