'Killing Ground' Goes to Sundance
We're thrilled KILLING GROUND will make it's international debut at the Sundance Film Festival. It will be showing alongside fellow 2017 Australian selections Berlin Syndrome (Dir Cate Shortland), Red Dog, as well as Cate Blanchett in Manifesto, Toni Collette in The Yellow Birds and Emily Browning in Golden Exits.
More on the score and our journey from the depths of the Australian bush to Sundance soon!
Scoring THE Australian Feature Killing Ground
From the MIFF website:
"A remote campsite. An abandoned tent. A romantic getaway to die for.
When young urbanites Ian and Sam decide to go camping, they arrive at their isolated destination to discover another tent already set up, but no sign of its owners. With the other campers at large, Ian and Sam's discovery of a child wandering alone sets off a terrifying chain of events that will push them to their limits – and beyond.
Inspired by Michael Haneke's Funny Games and Sam Peckinpah's Straw Dogs, writer/director Damien Power's gloriously tense and unsettling feature-film debut Killing Ground showcases a menacingly against-type Aaron Pedersen, in a low-budget survival thriller pulsing with high-stakes scares, piercing intensity and shocking violence that will make you think twice next time you dare to head beyond the bright lights of the city."
Killing Ground is supported by Screen Australia.
PORTRAIT OF A RIVER
I'm happy to announce that my new film with artist Jon Tarry is now showing simultaneously at the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles as part of their LUMINATE series (October 17 - November 28th), and currently forms part of the Perth International Arts Festival in Western Australia.
Scripting project by:
Jon Tarry - Artist
Leah Curtis - Composer
In collaboration with Kirralea Birch and Roly Skender