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Jack Charles vs The Crown returns to Melbourne

Uncle Jack Charles – featured in Film Camp’s acclaimed documentary Bastardy – returns to the Melbourne stage in his one-man show JACK CHARLES V THE CROWN, produced by Ilbijerri Theatre Company, now playing at the Arts Centre Melbourne 15th – 20th November. & don’t forget Bastardy is now available in Australia on iTunes to rent or own.

Jack Charles tours North America

Uncle Jack Charles – featured in Film Camp’s acclaimed documentary Bastardy – is currently touring Canada and the USA with his one-man show JACK CHARLES V THE CROWN, produced by Ilbijerri Theatre Company. And what’s more, Bastardy is now available in Australia on iTunes to rent or own.

The Face of Ukraine: Casting Oksana Baiul wins at Sundance!

Kitty Green’s The Face of Ukraine has won the Short Film Jury award for Non-Fiction at Sundance.

Galore – South Korean premiere

Galore will have its South Korean premiere at the prestigious Seoul International Youth Film Festival – screening 24th and 25th August 2014. For tickets and details check their website here.

Bastardy – a wonderful profile of Jack Charles in The Age, Melbourne

The Age’s profile on 1st August 2014 of Jack Charles, the inimitable star of Bastardy: “He resists and defies categorisation. He is, simply, Jack Charles, a talented, endearing man with a chequered life who is now an elder with much to teach, who once described Bastardy as being done in the national interest to show ‘‘a stolen person’s journey’’. Read more here.  

Watch the trailer for Bastardy here.

Galore soundtrack available now

The soundtrack for Galore is now available on iTunes. Featuring tracks by the Pixies, Taking Back Sunday, Last Days of April, The Streets, Brisk and Taxes as well as the beautiful score by Flynn Wheeler and Christopher O’Young.

Galore – Croatian premiere

Galore has been selected to screen in the wonderful Pula Film Festival in Croatia in July, screening at Sacred Heart, 10pm on 21 July 2014.

Galore – Asian premiere

Galore has been selected to screen in the prestigious Shanghai International Film Festival (Panorama section) in June. Screening in competition in their Panorama section. Screening 14, 16 and 19 June 2014, be sure to catch Galore’s Asian premiere. In attendance will be one half of the composing team Christopher O’Young, to present the film.

Galore – UK premiere

Galore has been selected to screen in the prestigious Edinburgh International Film Festival in June. Screening in competition in their new section Teen Spirit. Screening 22 and 24 June 2014, be sure to catch Galore’s UK premiere.

Galore – Czech premiere

Galore has its Czech premiere at Zlin’s 54th International Film Festival for Children and Youth next month, screening in competition 3rd June.


Bastardy – Jack Charles feature documentary on Compass

ABC TV’s much loved Compass program screens a feature documentary about Jack Charles – the star of Bastardy – on Sunday night, 1st June at 6.30pm. Featuring excerpts from our acclaimed documentary and recent interviews and updates, check out the Trailer and tune in to ABC to see more about the recent life of this extraordinary man. Buy the film here!



Galore – French premiere

This month Galore has its French premiere at Cannes Cinephiles, a program that screens in tandem with the Festival de Cannes, 14 – 25 May. Details are currently only in French but will be updated as soon as the full program is announced.

Don’t forget to check out the Galore trailer and like us on Facebook for more upcoming news.

Galore – Swedish premiere

Galore has its Swedish premiere at BUFF: the International Children and Young People’s Film Festival in Malmö, Sweden today! Screening in competition on 11th and 13th of March. Director Rhys Graham will be in attendance, courtesy of the Festival.


The Turning TV broadcast, DVD release and more!


Arenamedia’s extraordinary feature film The Turning (for which Film Camp produced Small Mercies with Rhys Graham) will have it’s international premiere also at the Berlin International Film Festival on Sunday 9th February. Later in February the chapters will screen as a part of the White Night Festival in Melbourne on the night of Saturday 22nd; be broadcast on ABC TV on Sunday 23rd; then released on BluRay and DVD on the Monday 24th February! What an exciting month.


Galore – Pozible campaign launched for Berlinale

We just have launched a Pozible campaign for Galore, to help realise our dreams of taking the team of four young actors – Ashleigh Cummings, Aliki Matangi, Lily Sullivan and Toby Wallace – to the international premiere of the film at Berlinale – Berlin International Film Festival in February … There are some excellent and exclusive gifts and prizes. If you can help us out – we’ll be forever grateful!
Galore - Ashleigh Cummings as Billie Galore - Aliki Matangi as Isaac Galore - Toby Wallace as Toby Galore - Lily Sullivan as Laura

Galore – International Premiere at Berlinale 2014

Film Camp’s debut feature film Galore will have its international premiere at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) in February 2014.

From writer and director Rhys Graham and producer Philippa Campey, Galore is a moving, lyrical drama about a group of reckless teenage friends and lovers set in Canberra’s suburban fringe.

The cast features some of Australia’s rising young stars including – Ashleigh Cummings (Puberty Blues, Tomorrow When The War Began), Lily Sullivan (Camp, Mental), Toby Wallace (Never Tear Us Apart, Return to Nim’s Island) and Aliki Matangi (Chris Lilley’s upcoming Jonah) - all who were lauded after Galore’s soldout Australian premiere at Melbourne International Film Festival in 2013.

The Official Trailer is here: YouTube

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Tim Winton’s The Turning – Q&A with Director and Producers of Small Mercies

Upcoming screenings of Tim Winton’s The Turning will feature a Q&A with the Small Mercies chapter writer & director Rhys Graham and producer Philippa Campey, alongside The Turning‘s producer Maggie Miles. Check out sessions at the Nova on Saturday 5 October and at the Sun Theatre on Wednesday 9 October.

Bastardy – screening in Byron Bay

Bastardy will screen this weekend, 5th October, at the Boomerang Festival in Byron Bay – with the inimitable Jack Charles in attendance.

Small Mercies – Australian theatrical release announced

Tim Winton’s The Turning (for which Film Camp and Rhys Graham made Small Mercies) is coming soon to select cinemas. Don’t miss out on this special event release, starting 26 September around Australia! Book tickets now.


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Galore world premiere at MIFF 2013

Rhys Graham’s highly anticipated Galore had its world premiere screening at the Melbourne International Film Festival in August. To keep up to date with news on Galore please visit us on Facebook

Love & Fury – nominated for 2 awards

Early Works‘ documentary film Love & Fury, about the life and works of two remarkable Australians, Judith Wright and ‘Nugget’ Coombs, has just been nominated for the ATOM Awards and AWGIEs! Co-produced by Philippa Campey with John Hughes directing and producing, Love & Fury screened on ABC’s Artscape in 2012. Watch the trailer here.

The Warmth selected for No Borders market, NYC

Rhys Graham’s The Warmth has been selected to participate in the prestigious No Borders co-production market, a part of IFP’s Independent Film Week in New York in September.

July 2012

Film Camp will be producing Small Mercies written and directed by Rhys Graham as a part of Arenamedia’s production of The Turning, a portmanteau feature film adaptation of Tim Winton’s best selling novel.

June 2012

Jack Charles the star of Bastardy continues the success of his one-man show Jack Charles V’s The Crown produced by Ilbijerri Theatre and directed by Rachael Maza with shows at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival.

April 2012

Rhys Graham’s debut feature film Galore has just secured all its production finance and will be shooting in Canberra in November 2012! Contracting and casting has begun!