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|Tea, Biscuits and Incest: A Web-Series|
|To the right are eight shorts and a current web-series I have written, produced and directed. I plan to gain enough experience to develop a feature.
Manoj selected for Canberra Short Film Festival and Show Me Shorts in New Zealand.
Manoj wins Broken Line Award at The Thin Line Film Festival, Texas
Manoj accepted into Thin Line Film Fest and Illionois International Film Festival and Thoughts of a Dying Atheist accepted into Great Lakes Film Festival.
Manoj accepted into Home Brewed International Film Festival.!
30 July 2007
Manoj won Best Mockumentary at Pencil Head's Dusk Til Dawn Film Fest!
15 May 2007
Manoj: Telemarketer Elite has just been accepted into MOCKFEST and SNOWYfest!
30 April 2007
Tree in the Forest has been accepted into the Southside Film Festival and finished screening at the Nashville Film Festival earlier this week.
12th March 2007
Tree in the Forest has been accepted into Nashville Film Festival and is screening at The Other Venice Film Festival on the 17th of March.
|A five-part soap opera distributed via Youtube.
With an internet-specific marketing campaign and fortnightly release plan, each five minute episode packs four story-lines and several shocking twists or revelations.
The plot follows the shocking and controversial relationships of an unwholesome Australian family.
The Youtube Channel
|MANOJ: TELEMARKETER ELITE
Synopsis: Manoj is India's elite telemarketer. This documentary explores the man, his talent and highly successful telemarketing firm.
Genre: Comedy, Mockumentary.
Cast: Bruno Xavier, Tarsha Carvey, Desan Padayachee
Composer: Owen James Matthews
Broken Line Award, Thin Line Film Festival, Texas August 2007.
Winner! Best Mockumentary, Pencil Head's Dusk Til Dawn Film Fest.
Canberra Short Film Festival 2007 Youth Shortlist
Show Me Shorts Film Festival 2007, New Zealand.
Illinois International Film Festival 2007
Home Brewed International Film Festival, Illawarra, Ocotober 2007: Finalist
Mockfest 2007, Hollywood, June 2nd: Finalist
SNOWYfest 2007, Thredbo, June: Finalist
Tropfest Shortlist 2007
Visit Manoj on Myspace
|THOUGHTS OF A DYING ATHEIST
Synopsis: A child is mesmerized by a religious print of the afterlife. A threat. A warning. An ultimatum. 2 min.
Great Lakes Film Festival. Nominated for best sprirtual/religious Film Award.
More about this film...
|TREE IN THE FOREST
Synopsis: Tina has found so many ways to deal with her Deafness that she sometimes convinces herself it isn't even a problem. But is this the best way to deal with her disability? 5.45 min.
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Composer: Emily Williams.
Runner Up: Lifelens Short Film Festival, Queensland, Nov 22 2006
Southside Film Festival, Bethlehem USA, June 2007
Nashville Film Festival, April 19-26 2007
2nd Place"Social & Cultural Issues Award"
Eureka Springs Digital Film Festival, Arizona,- November 7 -12, 2006
si-mi @ cannes competition, 2007
The Other Venice Film Festival, California March, 17th 2007
Tropfest Shortlist: Best of the Rest 2006. Popcorn Taxi Screenings
Sydney: April 12. Bondi Junction Greater Union
Melbourne: June 1. ACMI Cinemas, Federation Square
Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival, Teen Screen, Alabama, Sep 23rd 2006
The Short Fuse Filmfest, Campbeltown, Finalists, Sep 6 2006
The Mill Valley Film Festival, California: Youth Reel, October 14 2006
Caught Short Film Festival, Darlinghurst (June 1)
More about Tree in the Forest
28th Sep 2006
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|SEX, LIES AND CIGARETTES
Shot: November 2-5 2004 + short pick ups.
Synopsis: Pete's smoking attracts trouble from his school and girlfriend. 10 min
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance.
Canberra Short Film Festival 2005. WINNER: Schools Section.
Shortlisted in the Youth 'Under 25's Section'.
Mandurah Short Film Festival 2005 Finalist Schools section. 13 August 2005
Caught Short Film Festival TAP Gallery
Mariachi Film Festival: Finalist, 17th September 2006
|TERRORIST UNIT FIVE
Shot: September 2004
Synopsis: Sharmane, a terrorist evasion agent must solve the conspiracy within her unit by Australia Day. 8 minutes
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Action.
Festivals: Not entered.
|THE GHOST OF HAZELHURST COTTAGE
Shot: November 2003, edited July, August 2004
Synopsis: According to gossip, a Ghost lives in the top storey of Hazelhurst Cottage. I set out with a camera to investigate modern claims and the cottage's disturbing past. 10/8 min versions.
Genre: Documentary, Mystery.
Festivals: Canberra Short Film Festival 2004. Student section.
Cronulla Shorts: Salon Screening, Northies Hotel
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|SKIP THE EXTINCTION
Shot: 10 - 18th April 2004
Synopsis: A young girl carrying a live fish meets a stranger in a secluded mangrove area. But why? And what are the stranger's intentions?. 6.5 minutes
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Crime.
Festival: Mango Jam Short Film Festival, Cronulla, May 10 2004.
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