SPAAmart feature film projects announced

22 October, 2012 by IF

Press release from SPAA

The Screen Producers Association of Australia (SPAA) today announced the feature film projects for the 10th Annual feature film market, SPAAmart 2012, which will take place during the annual SPAA Conference in November.


The seven selected projects from Australia have been chosen from a diverse and well-developed field. All these scripts have an eye for an audience and are terrific examples of their genre. We have an eclectic range of material this year, from a dark and gripping psychological thriller to an upbeat and engaging love story set in the contemporary music scene in London.

The selected projects are:

The Fear of Darkness
Producer: Mark Overett
Director: Chris Fitchett
Writer: Chris Fitchett

Producers: David Taft, Michael Harvey
Director: Tony Tilse
Writer: Michael Harvey

The Diary of Jimmy Porter
Producers: Gus Howard, Lisa McCune
Director: Nadia Tass
Writer: Tony Morphett

Straight On Til Morning Producer: Karen Radzyner
Director: Sonia Whiteman
Writers: Sonia Whiteman & Pip Carmel

Hard Option
Producer: Martin Fabinyi
Director: Paul Goldman
Writer: Henry Tefay

Music of my Life
Producer: Sally Madgwick
Director: Jennifer Leacey
Writer: Emma Vuletic

Producer: Stephen Johnson
Director: Stephen Johnson
Writer: Chris Anastassiades

SPAAmart Director Julie Marlow said: “This year we’ve had some terrific scripts from experienced teams ready to offer to the market. There’s a range of genres and budgets, and we’ve selected seven of the best to appeal to our invited international and local executives. Our 10th year should be good and we’re looking forward to an invigorating couple of days with deals done”

SPAA Conference, 12 – 15 November 2012
SPAAmart, 13 -14 November 2012
Central Pier Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria