Andrikidis to direct Simpson film

Press release from AB Media

Peter Andrikidis will direct “SIMPSON” the inspiring but poignant story of the stretcher bearer come donkey whisperer who died bravely after only 22 days on Gallipoli.

Announcing the appointment Producer Danny Mackay said “Peter’s decision to direct Sam Meikle’s script is a major boost to the project which has been developed with the assistance of Screen Australia. SIMPSON illustrates the courage and spirit of ANZACS on a grand scale.

Gallipoli was where the legend was forged and now is the time for our greatest hero’s story to be told. I am also delighted to say Matt Carroll has joined the production team as we move into the next phase.”.