Official Selection 2013
On the sixth month anniversary of his break-up with his ex-girlfriend, Michael decides to celebrate by ordering a girl from an agency and tries to recreate his failed relationship. Sometimes it’s better to let sleeping birds lie…
Director: Matthew Jenkin
Producer: Matthew Jenkin, Oliver Leimbach
Writer: Matthew Jenkin
Michael – Alan Dukes
Melanie – Matilda Brown
Matthew Jenkin is a Sydney-‐based filmmaker. In 2009 he founded the production company Ninja Milk with his life-‐long friend Bradley J. Conomy. Matt’s previous film ‘Family Values’ was screened at various film festivals around the world including Edmonton and Anchorage and won several audience awards in Australia, notably Mudfest in 2011. His latest short ‘Cockatoo’ had it’s world premiere at the prestigious Flickerfest in Bondi, Australia where it won the Best Original Screenplay Award. Matt is currently working on adapting ‘Cockatoo’ into a TV series.