Director: Claire Hanrahan
Producer: Claire Hanrahan
Writer: Claire Hanrahan
Cinematographer: Mark Collins
Editor: Chris Dea
Production Designer: Jamie Lee Garner
Synopsis: Laura is an intense, intelligent young girl who lives with her unhappy mother (Diana Glenn) in a world of privilege and isolation. During a class spelling test, Laura is furious when her neighbour Ollie cheats her out of winning a coveted gold star. Remorseless Ollie refuses to return it, driving Laura to teach him a lesson he’ll never forget.
Screening Time: October 25th 7:30 pm
Web Site: www.facebook.com/Fallshortfilm
Claire Hanrahan has been writing stories since she learned how to use a pencil. She grew up in Sydney, dabbled in university in Canberra, then dropped out and moved to live in Russia.
Upon her return she was selected to study Screenwriting at Australia's premier film school, AFTRS. Within months of graduating in 2011, she was offered a job as Storyliner on Neighbours, Australia’s longest-running show.
Claire has worked in the script department on some of Australia’s highest-rating TV shows (including award-winning drama House Husbands). Fall is the second short film she has directed. Claire's current projects include writing for Home and Away and Chocolate Liberation Front as well as developing a feature-length script for Fall.