Over The Fence Comedy Film Festival
Program – 2017
“Our 19th edition.”
1. Le Dernier Coup
Writer & Director – Christophe Garnier
Producer – Collectif – Court
Key Cast Akim Zeboudj, Pascal Parmentier, Colette Sattinger
In a Manor, two hoodlum’s break in to steal a painting … without really knowing the serious consequences of it all…
2. Think Twice
Writer & Director Eliaz Rodriguez
Producers Patrick Flanagan & Ryan Jagiello
Key Cast Tamara Chambers & Javier Fernandez
Tess runs into a building to find her boyfriend Tony grappling with another man for a gun. Will Tess’ “double vision” be the end of Tony or will he save the day by proving his identity?
3. The United Guys Network
Director – Tabatha Golat
Writer- Montgomery Burt
Producer – Andrea Griffiths
Key Cast – Georgie Daburas , David MacKenzie , Dustin Finnerty & John Kerrigan
Loving newlywed husband Paul Seger is making the other guys in the neighbourhood look bad. Time for The United Guys Network to step in and teach him how to be a ‘real’ husband.
4. The Board
Director – David Shane
Writers – Scott Organ & David Shane
Producer – Buzz Koenig
Key Cast – Zach Zamsky & Tessa Albertson
A socially challenged high school kid tests his ultimate system for making a successful first-time call to his crush.
5. The Supplier
Writer & Director – Antony Yee
Producer – Mark Risso-Gill
Key Cast Niall Connon-Jackson Paul Farrell Rhianne Evelyn-Ross
The first day at a new job is like the first day of school. Will you fit in? Will you be liked? Will you get caught in the middle of an illegal stationery deal?
6. Frankly, Rebecca
Director – Shahaub Roudbari
Writer – Jeffrey Golden & Shahaub Roudbari
Producer – Derek Maher & Jeffrey Golden
Key Cast – Brett Loudermilk, Melanie Lyons & Emer Dayton
A young girl who finds solace with an imaginary friend grows into a beautiful woman and falls in love with that imaginary friend.
(Australia & NZ 7.00)
Writer & Director – David Hansen
Producers – Michael Ciccone, Margo Lowry & James Meldrum Wright
Key Cast - Ruaumoko Toatoa & Natasha Thompson
SLINGSHOT is an amusing analogy on modern love through the eyes of one of its latest victims.
8. Uber X-Citing Day
Writers & Directors – Michael Jones & Jackson Tozer
Producers – Caitlin Farrugia, Michael Jones & Jackson Tozer
Key Cast – Jackson Tozer, Dave O’Neil, Aunty Donna
Ben drives his Uber as a way to pay rent, meet interesting people and shamelessly promote himself as a comedian. Circling Melbourne city in hopes to pick up likeminded people, he is shortchanged for the uncomfortably eccentric.
Director – Marc Wiltshire
Writer – Chris Rebbert
Producer – Harry Mavromichalis
Key Cast – Greg Perri, Shannon Hamm, & Anthoula Katsimatides
James and Erica are two single thirty-somethings who met online and are looking for the same thing – an honest and real relationship. Or are they? When Erica introduces a consumer-grade polygraph called a “Bullshit Detector” to their first date, the hopeful couple finds that their intentions aren’t as authentic as they themselves even thought.
10. Business Trip
Writer, Director & Producer – Anthony Dillon
Key Cast – Elizabeth O’Callaghan, Giustino Della Vedova, Hannah Day, Chris Asimos, & Anthony Dillon
A woman is stunned to receive a text from her husband after finding out his flight has crashed with no survivors.
Writer , Director, & Producer – Richard Eames
Key Cast – Mike Djukic, Danielle Brewer, & James Helm
An unemployed politician is forced to follow one of his old policies setting him on a humiliating downward spiral.
12. Huevos, jefe (Suck It, Boss)
Director – Joe Rendon
Writer – Joe Rendon & Joserra Zuniga
Producers- Julio Alberto & Berthely Araiza
Key Cast – Daniel Tovar & Ricardo Polanco
Hernandez is having the worst day of his life, and to top it all his boss is about to fire him. But Hernandez is willing to negotiate… with a gun in his hand.
13. Not Sophie’s Choice
Director – Matt Holt
Writer – Tom Cottle
Producer – Gina Lyons
Key Cast – Alex Macqueen Catherine Tate & Skye Lucia Degruttola
An anxious husband and wife deliver life-changing news to their innocent young daughter.
14. Notorious Corn
Director & Writer – Mallory Grolleau
Producer – Mathieu Faure
It’s the story of a small grain of corn that dreamed about glory. He’s going to succeed … Unfortunately .