Liam Connor: Writer/Director

Liam has spent over 12 years honing his skills on feature films and TV series both in Australia and overseas as a grip after completing film school in Queensland. This will be Liam’s fourth short film as writer/director and his first shot here in Australia after winning awards for his films shot on location for the US version of Survivor. Liam's background as a grip gives him the technical skills and the know how to achieve his extremely creative and decisive vision.

Liam Connor - Writer/Director

Julie Forster: Producer

Julie Forster has been working in the film industry for the past 30 years. She started as a Production Secretary, working her way up to Production Manager and Line Producer. Her many projects include "Gettin' Square", "Answered By Fire", "Mabo" and the five series of "Sea Patrol". In 2012 she Line Produced "The Strange Calls" for ABC and Hoodlum Productions which goes to air in October and "Nim's Island II" with Bindi Irwin for the US company Walden Media.

Even though "Time" is Julie's first producing credit, she brings a wealth of experience, reputation and connections to the table. Everyone in the Queensland film industry highly respects Julie and without her, the project would not have already received such crucial industry support. She is the rock, the solid foundation on which this film will grow towards success.

Julie Forster - Producer

 

Lucas Thyer: Producer

Lucas Thyer is an award winning filmmaker and media producer. His body of work exhibits his strong visual style, technical range and eye for detail. Bringing his unique creativity and enthusiasm to every project, it is little wonder his work has won awards and been screened around the world. Among others, his films have been shortlisted or finalist in the Brisbane International, Tropfest and Flickerfest Film Festivals.

Lucas' media production company "Pixelframe" has been producing quality work and stunning its clients since it's conception in 2000. Creating TVC's, corporates, Music Videos and Shorts for some of the biggest Artists, Companies and Brands in the country. See their body of work here:

www.pixelframe.com.au

Lucas Thyer - Producer

Brad Francis: Cinematographer/Producer

Brad has always been an image creator, studying visual arts and Photography in the 90’s and moving into film/TV in 2001. He earned his first stripes in Adelaide on the successful Aussie TV Drama McLeod’s Daughter’s and feature films including “Travelling Light” and “Tempe Tip”.

His move to Qld opened up many horizons, in this time he forged new connections and worked on over a hundred different projects including TVCs, features like “Storage”, “Crooked Business”and others, documentaries, music videos, short films and reality shows.

Over 11 years in the industry has given Brad a solid well of knowledge and experience do draw from as a cinematographer. He has worked with the best in the business and learnt the skills that can never be taught in a classroom, skills that come from dealing with the pressures of failing light, the craziness of international productions and how to make it look good on a non existent budget.

Brad brings an enthusiasm of pure creation to every project, for more of his work and photography visit:

www.singlesuntheory.com

Brad Francis - Cinematographer/Producer

Lisa Michell: Production Designer

Lisa Michell started her film career as a runner at BBC television studios in London in 2001. Where she quickly moved into production until her return home in to Australia in 2003. Settling in Brisbane, she worked as a freelance production assistant until making the move into art department in 2007, from where she has never looked back!

She was a buyer/dresser on the TV series K9 and has worked on films such as “Storage”, “The Reef” and New Holland pictures’ “Iron Sky”

Lately Lisa has been very busy creating art installations for the Brisbane festival and designing for private clients.

Lisa loves period design and the quirky, intricate and deliberate juxtaposition of elements to compliment the story.

Lisa Michell Production Designer

Vanessa Loh: Costume Design

Starting her professional life working in fashion styling, she quickly found her true calling in motion film after delving into music videos. She has worked alongside many notable Australian artists including Silver chair, Missy Higgins, Super Jesus, Little Birdy, Tim Finn and The Grates.

Through music videos she moved into TV commercials in 2003. Her commercial clients include Coca-Cola, Subway, Canon, Isuzu, Telstra, Fisher & Paykel and Streets.

Her feature credits also include Australian thriller Acolytes in 2007 starring Joel Edgerton, Michael Craft’s Storage in 2008, cult director Jon Hewitt’s King’s Cross thriller X in 2010 starring Viva Bianca and Hanna Mangan Lawrence, web series The Future Machine in 2011, Fox 8’s TV series SLiDE produced by Hoodlum & Playmaker Media in 2011 and ABC2's The Strange Calls series, starring Aussie legend Barry Crocker and Toby Truslove, to be released October 2012.

Just recently she wrapped up designing Ivan Sen’s latest feature film, murder mystery western, Mystery Road. Dressing an A-list cast including Hugo Weaving (The Matrix), Ryan Kwanten (True Blood) and Aaron Pedersen (City Homicide).

With a primary focus in ‘people’, she is interested in human nature, the ‘human condition’ and how it is expressed through clothing. "I'm interested in what the everyday person is wearing, down to the fine tuning of accessories and different ways of wearing ordinary things. It's all about character". She has a deep curiosity with design processes and loves developing a character’s wardrobe.

Vanessa Loh - Costume Design

Charlotte Cutting: Editor

With a surname like hers, Charlotte could have opened a hair salon with a very cool name but instead she felt an irresistible pull towards editing.

As an editor, Charlotte has had a widely varied career working with on short films, documentaries, television commercials, corporate videos, installation / performance visuals and promotional video works. She has edited short films that have screened at both national and international film festivals, as well as working as an in house editor at a number of production /arts companies in Brisbane.

In 2008 her short film ‘The Prams’was a finalist at the Queensland Short Film Festival and was selected to tour as part of the Currumbin ‘In the Bin’short film program and WOW Film Festival, which toured throughout Australia.

6ft Hick: notes from the underground’, a hour long documentary for the ABC /jtv was Charlotte's first foray into editing a broadcast doco. She is currently in the midst of editing another ABC documentary called ABBA: Bang a Boomerang a look at Australia's love affair with ABBA.

Charlotte has a passion for real life stories and thoroughly enjoys the challenges of problem solving at the post stage and showing the viewers the human face of the subjects she is working with.

Charlotte Cutting - Editor