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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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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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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Atom Awards Finalists

10 August 2010

'The Weather', a music video produced and directed by Daybreak Films for the band Kempsey has been selected as a finalist for Best Music Video in this year's ATOM Awards. The ceremony will be held on the night of Friday 22 October at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne. Thanks and congrats to the band and all the folks who helped us out over the several nights of shooting.

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Old Fitzroy

10 June 2010

We've recently completed production on a new music video for Dan Sultan's song 'Old Fitzroy'. The filmclip, shot in and around Fitzroy, our stomping ground, was a great opportunity to film the places, people and faces we know and love. Dan and his band are in the midst of massive Australian tour but should be releasing the music video in the coming weeks. We'll be sure to post a link when they do. You can hear more of Dan at or on his myspace here[].

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