Four innovative screen content production teams were competitively selected to produce a screen project that disrupts the stereotypical perceptions of disability.
Who are they, and where are they up to?:
Sarah Emery (Milk Crate Theatre)- ‘First Time’-‘First Times’ is a short film project that explores the real stories of the Milk Crate Theatre Ensemble’s first time experiences using verbatim interviews, reenactments and dramatisation.
In pre-production, shooting to commence September 4
Emily Dash- ‘I Am Not A Work Of Art’-I Am Not A Work Of Art is a piece of spoken word poetry, which I will perform and present as a short film
In pre-production, shooting to commence August 24
Samuel Leighton-Dore- ‘The Dateables’- We follow four hopeful romantics with varying degrees of mental disability as they prepare for the biannual “Dateables Ball”.
In pre-production, shooting to commence August 5
Daniel Monks- ‘Broken Love’- A disabled man’s fantasy is at odds with the reality of his situation.
In pre-production, shooting to commence October 3
We’ll keep you posted on future developments.
#ScreenAbility is a Metro Screen project supported by the NSW Government through the NSW Department of Family and Community Services and Screen NSW.