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EXPERIENCE FILMMAKING HOME
EXTRA
. STEVE    
ANTHOPOULOS
Australian filmmaker
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.






News:

22nd September

Manoj selected for Canberra Short Film Festival and Show Me Shorts in New Zealand.


5th September

Manoj wins Broken Line Award at The Thin Line Film Festival, Texas


8th August

Manoj accepted into Thin Line Film Fest and Illionois International Film Festival and Thoughts of a Dying Atheist accepted into Great Lakes Film Festival.


4th August

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

Festivals:

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.

Genre: Experimental.

Festivals:

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.

Festivals:

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
THE LEADER
28th Sep 2006
Buy Tree in the Forest
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.

Festivals:

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

More about this short
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.
Website and content copyright Steve Anthopoulos 2005.     
CONTACT: steveanthopoulos@hotmail.com
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