Tuesday, January 25, 2011


Miracle Fish
In the lead up to the 83rd Academy Awards on February 27th, we are revisiting past nominees and winners in the short film categories, all of which you can download from iTunes. Today, 2009 Best Live Action Short Film nominee, Miracle Fish.

Australia | 18 mins

Director/Writer: Luke Doolan
Producer: Drew Bailey

Cast: Karl Beattie, Brendan Donoghue, Tara Morice, Angus Russo, Jason Doric

The film tells the story of 8 year old Joe (Karl Beattie), who has a Birthday he will never forget. After friends tease him, he sneaks off to the sick bay, wishing everyone in the world would go away. He wakes up to find his dream may have become a reality.

The short film was shot over two and a half days using the RED ONE camera.