Director Producers & Main Cast

Writer, Producer, Director
Colm O’Murchu 

Colm O’Murchu is a passionate indie Filmmaker who lives and works in the Blue Mountains. He owns Australian Film Base.

His Director credits include the following feature films;       the recently completed Tabernacle 101 (98 Minutes) ,  The Makeover (90 minutes) and Dealing with Destiny.(90 minutes)

His Films have being sold in the Worldwide Market and are viewable online. 

Yolandi Franken  Producer

Since 2006, after immigrating to Australia from South Africa, she work as a freelance producer focusing mainly on feature films but also create short films, music videos and corporate videos.

Her most recent projects included two feature films with worldwide cinema and VOD release and two TV Series. A number of short films that Yolandi produced was accepted and won awards at large International Film Festivals including Cannes Short Film Corner, Venice International Film Festival, Montreal International Film Festival, Moscow International Film Festival, Santa Monica Independent Film Festival and Melbourne Underground Film Festival.

She is a committee member of WIFT (Women in Film and Television) and SPA (Screen Producer’s Australia).

For her work in the community, Yolandi was nominated Australian of the Year in 2015. As a hobby Yolandi acted in a number of Australian TV shows and represented Australia in Mrs World, Mrs Globe and Miss Multiverse.    

DAVID HOV – LEAD ACTOR

David Hov has proven himself an actor of incredible variety, and is on track to become one of Australia’s next top leading men in film. In the two years since he left the Actors Studio Drama School in New York, David has scored two highly-anticipated leading film roles. He has also appeared in major TV productions, a critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production, and has featured in numerous national commercials.

At The Actors Studio, David studied under the guidance of lauded acting coaches, including Susan Aston and Elizabeth Kemp. He also studied for many months with Broadway legend Catherine Russell. In Sydney, David is working with one of The Atlantic Theatre’s most revered coaches, Melissa Bruder. David has also worked with top directors, most recently Jane Campion (Top Of The Lake) and Shawn Seet (Peter Allen: Not The Boy Next Door).

Mikaela Franco (Female Lead: Meredith Palin)

Mikaela Franco is one of Australia’s most promising young actors. Her experience spans more than 16 years across film, television, stage and online.

Having worked as a performer from a young age, Mikaela’s extraordinary talent and captivating screen presence suit serious dramatic roles. Additionally, her natural, light-hearted comedic abilities, sharp wit and understanding of screen and stage performance make her a great choice for comedies and more diverse roles.

Her performance skills were shortlisted for an AFI nomination for her work in Sweet Marshall (Participate Productions. AFI and Inside Film Festival nominations).

This site details Mikaela Franco’s most up-to-date acting and performance credentials, recent headshots and a general portfolio of her screen and stage work. View her About page for a detailed background and credits list.

Casting agencies and prospective employers are invited to contact her through the feedback form below. Mikaela warmly welcomes any expressions of interest.

 

Elly Hiraani Clapin

After completing a double degree in Finance and International Business at Bond University, Elly Hiraani Clapin concluded that investment banking wasn’t really her scene, and promptly decided to pursue her longtime dream of a career in acting.

She has been appearing in Australian and international stage and screen productions ever since, with roles ranging from a vampire to a Mormon to Shakespeare’s Juliet. In 2011, Ray Liotta told her she had beautiful teeth when they worked together on feature film Bad Karma, and that same year she was awarded a scholarship to study acting at New York Film Academy.

She has trained at NIDA and the Actors Centre London, and recently appeared as Aggy in Factory Space Theatre Company’s “More Sex, Death and Chocolate,” to great reviews. Elly loves anchovies, donuts and Jimmy Fallon, enjoys learning about computer programming in her spare time, can cook 90-second-rice in under a minute, and always cries during the Oscars.

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