[CITY CRUSH TRAILER]

[CITY CRUSH TRAILER]

SYNOPSIS

A lavish thug poaches an exotic young trophy-boy and smuggles him into City Crush.  When our would be ivory concubine escapes during his own sale he must navigate the desolation, boredom, and deviant lust of the locals.  

Film Festival Selections

Short Waves Festival (Poznan, Poland)

8th Cairo Video Festival (Cairo, Egypt)

Aesthetica Short Film Festival (York, UK)

Byron Bay International Film Festival (Byron Bay, AU)

BLOW-UP · Chicago International Arthouse Film Festival (Chicago, USA)

Atlanta Underground Film Festival (Atlanta, USA) 

Cannes Court Métrage – Festival de Cannes (Cannes, FR) 

AVIFF-Art Film Festival (Cannes, FR)

Alchemy Film & Moving image Festival (Hawick, UK) 

Speechless Film Festival (Minnesota, USA) 

Awards

Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival (Hong Kong) - Best Experimental Film

Most Outstanding Director - Griffith University

Cast and Crew

Cast (in order of appearance)

Priest - Gene Von Banyard

Stolen Trophy Boy - Harry Piaggio

Breakdancing Thug in Red Tracksuit - Yukon Snakes

Curious Bunny Lover - John Stefulj

Daytime Infomercial Addict - Patricia Petersen

Stolen Boys' Tribe - Kyrra MacDonald, Georgia McKevitt, Jenna Kenney, Holly Heath, Lauren Wylie, Isobel Salisbury, Benjamin Gane, Peta Carolan, Lachlan Evans, Renae Scotson, Luis Barnett.

 

Crew

Director, Producer, Editor - Mia Forrest

Cinematographer - Jason Klaassen

Production Designer - Alex Hodgins

Original Score and Sound Designer - Samuel Pankhurst

1st AD - Jason Fitzgerald

1st AC - Corey Donaldson, Rachel Sieger, Gayle Wedemeyer

Gaffer - Josh Long, Ricky Collier-Waiomio

Sound Recordist - Jackson Scott, Mircha Mangiacotti

ADR Recordist and Foley Artist - Mary Duong

Head of Makeup - Billie Weston

Data Wrangler - Daniel Taylor

Colourist: Joe Lancaster at Chop Shop Post

Stills Photographer - Joshua Ochoa, Adam Briggs