Prelude

Prelude

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Short Film (1999) – Music and Sound Design
dir. Andrea Brookes | prod. Craig Brookes
Blue Dahlia Films

  • Best Sound, Watch My Shorts Independent Short Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia (2000)
  • 2nd Prize – Best Student Animation, Palm Springs Short Film Festival, USA (2000)
  • Best Student Film, Watch My Shorts Independent Short Film Festival, Melbourne Australia (Sept 2000)
  • Annecy International Animation Festival, France (2001)
  • St. Kilda Film Festival (2001)
  • Semi-Finalist – Nescafe Short Film Awards, Australia (2000)
  • Interfilm – Berlin Short Film Festival ‘Spotlight on Australian Film’ (Nov 2000)
  • Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden (Oct 2000)
  • Cannes Forum, France (May 2000)
  • Zagreb International Animation Festival, Croatia (June 2000)
  • Anima Mundi International Animation Festival, Brazil (July 2000)
  • Eat Carpet Acquisition Award for Screening on SBS Television, Watch My Shorts Independent Short Film Festival, Melbourne Australia (Sept 2000)
  • Nominated – Special Achievement in Production, Best Achievement in Animation, Special Achievement Award – Victorian College of the Arts School of Film and Television Awards, Australia (2000)
  • Prix Ars Electronica – Digital Music Category, Austria (2000)
  • Broadcast on SBS Australia

A strange ticking sound invades the house…a young mother spends a nightmarish evening searching for its source…searching for its meaning…only to discover it was an ominous prelude. A haunting domestic story that invites reflection on mortality, premonition and the anxiety of motherhood.