Daybreak Films has moved

1 February 2011

We've had a few changes around Daybreak Films lately. We've moved from our old haunt in Fitzroy to spanking new digs at Bird - a new film studio space in Brunswick comprised of Daybreak, Yeah Right Productions, Reelhead and a few other great independent filmmakers. We're here for the long haul - the space has a couple of edit suites, rehearsal and studio space, and great folks - and we're looking forward to developing a large space dedicated to independent film and documentary production.

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'murundak - songs of freedom' Premiere

1 January 2011

Filmed and edited over four years, the documentary feature film 'murundak - songs of freedom' is now complete and will premiere in a special gala event presented by the Melbourne International Arts Festival at the Forum Theatre on February 10th, 2011. The following night, Friday February 11th, the St Kilda Festival will showcase the film in a free outdoor screening[] in the O'Donnell gardens, St Kilda, Melbourne from 8.30pm.

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Museo Italiano

1 October 2010

Earlier this year, Daybreak Films was commissioned to create a diverse series of moving image installations for the new Museo Italiano which will be opening in Melbourne this Sunday, the 3rd October. We were fortunate to bring on emerging producer Andrea Distefano - who most recently was associate producer on the feature film Bran Nue Dae - to work as producer and writer on these projects.

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The Warmth at SPAA

1 October 2010

The Warmth, a feature film project that has been developed through Screen NSW's Aurora fund, has been selected for inclusion in this year's SPAAMart. Produced by Philippa Campey, the project is written by, and to be directed by, Rhys Graham of Daybreak Films. The screenplay tells a lyrical story of a teenage farm boy retracing his sister's footsteps along the backpacking trails of Northern Vietnam where he discovers the intoxications of love, sex and loss in all their feverish intensity.

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Seven Songs

1 September 2010

As part of the closing night of the Melbourne International Arts Festival, Daybreak Films will be working alongside the artists of the Black Arm Band with special guests John Cale, Gurrumul Yunupingu, Sinead O'Connor, Rickie-Lee Jones and Me'shell Ndegeocello, to create a unique film accompaniment to the concert Seven Songs.

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