CREDITS

DIRECTOR | WRITER: Miska Mandic

Miska is a film maker, editor and artist born in Ex-Yugoslavia where she grew up surrounded by her parents' theater and arts community in Sarajevo. She has lived in Belgrade, in Rome, as well as in London and is currently based in Sydney. She studied media arts and production at the University of Technology, Sydney and has made three short films focusing on representations and explorations of female identity, using the 16mm film format. As an editor she has cut music videos for international bands such as Fun Loving Criminals, The Villagers and Ali Love.

Miska's latest short film Scenes From a Farmhouse, set on a mid 20th Century farmhouse, continues her study of symbolism, womanhood and Balkan folklore.

ANA : Alyson Standen

Over the last 15 years Alyson has been extensively involved in television, film & theatre in Australia and New York. A graduate of Theatre Nepean (AUS) and the Maggie Flanigan Studio, (NYC). Film and television roles have included Collision Course (MGM), Farscape, Police Rescue Special Ops, Water Rats Stingers, All Saints, South-West 1–0–1, Murder Call, Breakers, Roar, Echo Point and numerous other shows. Alyson is also a director with three short films- Together Alone (2009), Revive (2010) and Self Help (2011) playing in festivals around the world. Get more info.

IVAN : Tony Poli

Tony Poli has worked in theatre, film and television in Australia for the past 20 years. A NIDA graduate, he has consistently worked with theatre companies across the country, including Melbourne Theatre Company, Sydney Theatre Company and the Griffin Stables Theatre. He has toured New York with the Sydney Theatre Company production of White Devil. Tony has starred in many popular Australian television series such as Underbelly, Water Rats, Murder Call, Comedy Inc and Stingers.

FULL CREDITS

directed by
MISKA MANDIC
produced by
MARIEKA WALSH
executive producers
SAMUEL ICKLOW
SAMANTHA LIM
LJUBICA MANDIC
MIHAILO MANDIC
DOP
MAIARA SKARHEIM
Ana
ALYSON STANDEN
Ivan
TONY POLI
Ivana
LEONIE OAKLEY
Ivan’s voice
SRDJA JANKOVIC
Ivana’s vice
EVA MLADENOVIC
production manager
ELLIE GRAHAM
1st AD
CON COSTI
production designer
LAURA NAGY
sound designer
LUKE BACON
picture editor
MISKA MANDIC
VFX | compositing
MISKA MANDIC
SARAH EDDOWES
titles design
PATRICK SANTAMARIA
grading
MISKA MANDIC
mentor
MARGOT NASH
focus puller
JACK MAHER
gaffa
JESSE RICHARD
best boy | grip
KEN SIMPSON
second camera assistant
XIAOFU WANG
data wrangler
XIAOFU WANG
JAMES VAUGHN
production sound
LUKE BACON
production sound assistant
ROB IRISH
production design assistant
INGRID MACAULAY
hair | makeup
JUDITH JOAN WALKER
catering
EMMA BACON
ALENA LODKINA
runners
SONER SAHAN
ANA VANOVAC
crow wrangler
KIRSTIN FEDDERSEN
crow assistant
SHELLEY THORPE
crow
RUSSELL

Music

Original music improvised and performed by MARA KIEK, Arranged by MARA KIEK, LUKE BACON and MISKA MANDIC.

‘ZABLYALO MI AGANTSE’ original folk song arranged and performed by MARA KIEK.

Cello performed by ANTHONY ALBRECHT, Composed and arranged by LUKE BACON.

All music recorded, edited and mixed by LUKE BACON at UTS Sydney.

THIS FILM WAS FUNDED BY THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF

  • Samantha Lim
  • Samuel Icklow
  • Wendy Bacon
  • Chris Nash
  • Sophie McGinn & family
  • Linda Marigliano & family
  • Mihailo & Ljubica Mandic
  • Blazo Sredanovic
  • Neda Vanovac
  • Pip Brown
  • Slavko Mandic & family
  • Snezana M. Zivkovic & family
  • Darko Mihajlovic & family
  • Svetlana Radulovic
  • Bridget Ikin
  • Carol Walsh
  • Dubravko Banjac
  • Giada Mascia
  • Safet Radoncic
  • Snezana Mitrevska
  • Vasilije Spadijer
  • Nada Radimir
  • Zeljko Puhanic
  • Allan Lim & family
  • Zarko & Nina Djuranovic
  • Branka Skoko Krivokapic
  • Carolyn Butler-Madden
  • Jono Sloan
  • Arunn Jegatheeswaran
  • Eve Lande
  • James Smith
  • Jessica Dudgeon
  • Matthew Gibson
  • Milorad Papic
  • Nicholas Darling
  • Nina Agzarian
  • Slobodan Pechanats
  • Sulinna Ong
  • Vojislav Rasovic
  • Denise Hare
  • Raymon Mainsbridge
  • Alena Lodkina
  • Annelise Graham
  • Srdja & Gordana Jankovic
  • Cara MacLeod
  • Danielle Zorbas
  • Eleanore Graham
  • Hannah McManus
  • Jiayu Yeo
  • Madelaine Lucas
  • Mark Deady
  • Mina Decevic
  • Becky Freeman
  • Seka Mitrovic
  • Paul Farrell
  • Peter Francis
  • Sam Faulkner
  • Soner Sahan
  • Wilma Kaddissi-Sheehan
  • Xiaofu Wang
  • Zorica Vujanac
  • Anna Georgia Mackay
  • Joram Toth

THE DIRECTOR ESPECIALLY WISHES TO THANK

The entire cast and crew, Luke Bacon, Mama & Tata, Margot Nash, Linda Marigliano, Sophie McGinn, Samantha Lim, Sam Icklow, Greg Ferris, Miguel Valenzuela, Vaughn Family, Costi Family, Nick Sweeney, Carol Walsh, Eve Lande, Kurt Sorensen, paul Kiley, Chris Caines, William Lawlor, Sina Djavadkhani, Vivian Huynh, Carl Robertson.

CAMERA GEAR by Red Apple

This film was shot on location in NSW Australia at Old Sydney Town and Running Stream.