By Venetia Taylor
Official Selection 2012
When you’re young and in love, the future seems bright… but then what?
About the director
Venetia Taylor, an emerging writer/director/actor based in Sydney, completed an mLitt in English Literature at Sydney University in 2009, and trained at Screenwise. Her short films include Ophelia, Terror on the Northside, Germany, The Palace, Connected, Maria, Distant Thunder, Brittany & Garbo. Stage plays include Bluebloods, Butterkeks, Hillary Hillary Hillary & Terror on the Northside (Best Script, Best New Talent & Best Overall Production at the Sydney Short and Sweet Festival 2008). Film awards include Best Screenplay & Best Comedy (WOW Film Festival, 2009), Travel Fellowship (Perth International Film Festival, 2010), Bin Laughing Award (In The Bin Film Festival, 2010), Most Popular Film (Over the Fence Comedy Film Festival, 2010), Audience Choice Award (Sandlfy Film Festival, 2010) & First Place (Boohoo Film Competition, 2011).
HUMAN PRODUCTIONS was founded in 2009 by Daniel Prypchan & Venetia Taylor. With 9 short films produced to date, recent festival screenings and awards include: Flickerfest, Rushes Soho Shorts Film Festival [UK], Dungog Film Festival, Revelation Perth International Film Festival (Travel Fellowship), Sandfly Film Festival (Audience Choice Award), In The Bin Short Film Festival (Bin Laughing Award), Over The Fence Comedy Film Festival (Most Popular Film), Newtown Film Festival, ViVa Leichhardt Film Festival, Fuori Orbita Festival [Florence], Mudfest International Short Film Festival, Shorts Film Festival [SA], Show Me Shorts [NZ], Forster Film Festival, Heart Of Gold International Film Festival [QLD], Shepparton Shorts [VIC], Janison Short & Sharp, Langsett Independent Film Festival [UK], Holmfirth Film Festival [UK], Aesthetica Short Film Festival [UK], Crystal Palace International Film Festival [UK], Actors Anonymous Short Film Festival, Glimmer Hull International Short Film Festival [UK], Boohoo Short Film Competition (First Place) and WOW Film Festival (Best Screenplay & Best Short Comedy).