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    Bus Stop Films is a not for profit organisation headed up by producer director team Eleanor Winkler and Genevieve Clay-Smith

    For more information on Bus Stop Films please visit www.busstopfilms.com.au or visit our facebook page here.

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  • Trailer

    Thomas Howell gets more than the bargained for in his interview at a prestigious law firm.

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    Behind the Scenes

    A short documentary that explores behind the scenes of The Interviewer

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  • Our Photo Gallery

    Director of Photography, Henry Smith, with protégé Audrey O'connor

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    Co-Founder on set: Genevieve Clay–Smith

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    Filming behind the scenes interviews: Shai De Vletter-Sont with Sarah Rudolf

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    Camera & Steadicam Operator, Andrew Johnsonm with protégé Chris Dyke

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    Production Designer, Charlotte Hamlyn, with protégé, Digby Webster

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    Second Camera Assistant, Erin Black, with protégé Steven Howell

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    Chris Haywood stars as Paul Dexter

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    Winston Cooper Stars as Thomas Howell

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    Alexandria, NSW, 2015
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  • About The Interviewer

    Thomas Howell gets more than the bargained for in his interview at a prestigious law firm; an insult about his tie, a rendition of Harry Potter and the chance to change the lives of a father and son.

    Watch Behind The Scenes and Trailer Here.

  • Cast

    THOMAS HOWELL WINSTON COOPER
    JAMES DEXTER GERARD O’DWYER
    PAUL DEXTER CHRIS HAYWOOD
    JOEL WHITE LAURENCE BREWER
    IAN PODMAN BRENDAN DONOGHUE
    SECRETARY #1 HEATHER CLAY
    EXTRAS LEANNE MACKESSY
    ALEX WAISEL
    LEAH JESSUP
    DAVID BENNETT
    LUKE MA
    DENNIS O’DWYER
    REBECCA STEVENS
    BRENDAN JAENSCH
       
       
       
  • Crew

    Our crew comprised of Bus Stop Film's students and film industry professionals. The film allowed for mentors and proteges to work collaboratively together in a supportive and proffessional environement.

    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
    PRODUCED BY
    CO-PRODUCERS
    DIRECTOR
    DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
    CAMERA OPERATOR
    FIRST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
    PRODUCTION DESIGNER
    WARDROBE
    WARDROBE ASSISTANT
    FIRST CAMERA ASSISTANT
    SECOND CAMERA ASSISTANT

    VIDEO SPLIT
    SCRIPT SUPERVISION
    SOUND RECORDIST
    BOOM SWINGER
    GAFFER
    BEST BOY
    KEY GRIP
    STILLS PHOTOGRAPHY
    MAKE UP
    MAKE UP ASSISTANT
    UNIT MANAGER
    LOCATION MANAGER
    EDITOR
    ASSISTANT EDITOR
    COMPOSER
    SOUND DESIGNER
    COLOURIST
    ONLINE AND MASTERING
    TITLE DESIGN
    WEBSITE DESIGN
    BUS STOP SUPPORT WORKER
    BUS STOP MANAGER
    DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER
    DOCUMENTARY CAMERA










    DOCUMENTARY INTERVIEWERS


     
    DUNCAN ROSE
    ELEANOR WINKLER
    GENEVIEVE CLAY-SMITH & HENRY SMITH
    GENEVIEVE CLAY-SMITH & ROBIN BRYAN
    HENRY SMITH & AUDREY O’CONNOR
    ANDREW JOHNSON & CHRIS DYKE
    CHRISTOPHER LING & NATHAN BASHA
    CHARLOTTE HAMLYN & DIGBY WEBSTER
    REBEKAH GOULD
    REBECCA STEVENS
    GERARD MAHER
    ERIN BLACK, ALEX COHEN, LIBBY BANKS & STEVEN HOWELL
    TIM AHERN
    MILA GISBERT & LIBBY BANKS
    LEE KELLY & JANE HARDING
    IAN RUMBLE
    RICK MCMULLEN
    JEREMY DENT
    SCOTT PARSONS
    RYAN SCOTT-YOUNG & STEVEN HOWELL
    KESTY MUNOZ & MARTIN YEE
    ROBERT CONCELCAO
    ELEANOR WINKLER & ROBERT CONCELCAO
    ALEX WASIEL
    HENRY SMITH & GENEVIEVE CLAY-SMITH
    JAMES SUTTON
    JULIAN MCGRUTHER
    BEN HOADLEY
    ELLENA FLIKIER
    CUTTING EDGE
    JAVED STERRITT & HENRY SMITH
    LUKE MA
    MONICA POWER
    SARAH MCCARTHY
    JAVED STERRIT
    SARAH RUDOLF
    LIBBY BANKS
    MARTIN YEE
    STEVEN HOWELL
    SHAI DE VLETTER-SONT
    JANE HARDING
    ROBERTO CONCELCAO ROBIN BRYAN
    CHRIS DYKE
    DIGBY WEBSTER
    ALEX COHENAUDREY O’CONNOR
    HENRY SMITH
    DIGBY WEBSTER
    JANE HARDING
    ROBERTO CONCELCAO
    ALEX COHEN
    ROBIN BRYAN
    SHAI DE VLETTER-SONT
    CHRIS DYKE
    GERARD O’DWYER
    AUDREY O’CONNOR
    STEVEN HOWELL
    LIBBY BANKS
    REBECCA STEVENS

     

     

  • The Interviewer Current Festival Credits

    AUSTRALIAN FESTIVALS

    Official Competition Flickerfest – 2013 *Academy credited festival

    Official Competition Human Rights and Arts Film Festival - 2013 WINNER BEST SHORT

    Official Competition  SA Shorts film festival – 2013 - WINNER BEST YOUNG FILMMAKER

    Official Competition St Kilda Film Festival - 2013 - NOMINATED for BEST ACTOR

    Official Competition Heart of Gold International Film Festival, Gympie - 2013

    Official Competition Canberra International Film Festival 2013

    Official Selection Scone Film Festival, Newcastle 2013

     

    AMERICAN FESTIVALS

    Official Competition Nantucket Film Festival 2013

    Official Competition Boston International – 2013

    Official Competition Cleveland International – 2013 *Academy Accredited festival - HONORABLE MENTION FOR THE CLOVER AND MADDIE AWARD IN CELEBRATION OF LIFE

    Official Competition 22nd Arizona Film Festival – 2013 *Academy credited festival

    Official Competition Berkshire Film Festival – 2013

    Official Competition International Family Film Festival - 2013 - WINNER BEST FOREIGN COMEDY

    Official Selection       Sprout Film Festival, New York, 2013

    Official Competition Breckenridge Festival of Film, Colorado, 2013

    Official Competition  Conscious Media Film Festival, Colorado, 2013

    Official Competition, South Dakota International Film Festival, 2013

    Official Competition, Sidewalk International Film Festival, Alabama 2013

    Official Competition, Woodstock International Film Festival, NY 2013

    Official Competition, LA Shorts Fest, LA 2013

    Official Competition, Miami Short Film festival 2013

    Official Competition, Big Bear Lake Film Festival 2013

    Official Selection, San Diego International Film Festival, 2013

    Official Selection, North Hampton International Film Festival 2013

    Official Competition, Route 66 Film Festival 2013

     

    CANADIAN FESTIVALS

    Official Competition Canada International Film Festival – 2013 - WINNER, JURY AWARD

    Official Competition, ReelheART Film Festival - 2013 - WINNER,

    BEST ACTOR; Gerard O’dwyer,

    BEST ACTOR; Winston Cooper

    BEST SHORT FILM

    FOUNDERS AWARD; BEST OF FESTIVAL

     

    ASIAN FESTIVALS

    Official Competition Short Shorts Film Festival Asia - 2013 *Academy Accredited festival - WINNER AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD

     

    EUROPEAN FESTIVAL

    Official Competition, Schull Fastnet Film Festival, Ireland 2013

    International Festival of Extra & Ordinary People, Brussels 2013

     

    AWARDS

    Winner- Jury Award, Canada International Film Festival, 2013

    Official Competition Human Rights and Arts Film Festival - 2013 WINNER BEST SHORT

    Official Competition  SA Shorts Film Festival, 2013 - WINNER BEST YOUNG FILMMAKER

    Official Competition Cleveland International, 2013 *Academy Accredited festival - HONORABLE MENTION FOR THE CLOVER AND MADDIE AWARD IN CELEBRATION OF LIFE

    Official Competition Short Shorts Film Festival Asia, 2013 *Academy Accredited festival - WINNER AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD

    Official Competition International Family Film Festival, 2013 - WINNER BEST FOREIGN COMEDY

    Official Competition, ReelheART Film Festival, 2013-  BEST ACTOR; Gerard O’dwyer

    Official Competition, ReelheART Film Festival, 2013- BEST ACTOR; Winston Cooper

    Official Competition, ReelheART Film Festival, 2013- BEST SHORT FILM

    Official Competition, ReelheART Film Festival, 2013 - FOUNDERS AWARD, BEST OF FESTIVAL

    Gympie Heart of Gold Film Festival, 2013 - WINNER Most Inspirational Film

    Breckenridge Festival of Film, 2013 - WINNER BEST SHORT COMEDY

    South Dakota Film Festival, 2013 - WINNER BEST NARRATIVE SHORT

    Canberra Short Film Festival, 2013 - WINNER BEST SCREENPLAY

    Route 66 Film Festival, 2013 - WINNER BEST OF FEST

    North Hampton International Film Festival, 2013 - JURY PRIZE for BEST SHORT FILM