The last few months have been a busy time for the WILD THINGS team.
The film was completed in August and screened to much acclaim at Cinefest Oz Film Festival in WA and at the Adelaide Film Festival (AFF).
Sally was able to attend the AFF and appreciate for the first time seeing the film on the big screen. We got great feedback and audiences found the film highly inspiring and emotional. See Sally on the red carpet at AFF above.
We are now planning our Impact Strategy and ran a very successful Crowdfunding Campaign on the Pozible and Documentary Australia Foundation platforms raising our target of $35k. We had nearly 300 donors and want to thank everyone who supported the Campaign. Particular shout out to Anthony Houston, Albert and Barbara Tucker Foundation, Water Dragon Foundation, Keep Tassie Wild, Toorak Collegians and Pure Finance.
We achieved our target thanks to the generous donations of goods and services by so many friends and businesses who helped us create an enticing array of rewards: Polperro Dolphin Swims, Keep Tassie Wild, Red Parka Books, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Tasmanian Walking Company, Tarkine Trails, The Saturday Paper, The Monthly, Penguin Books, Hugh and Nan Nicholson, Doug Gimsey, Marian Rennie, Anna M Williams, Bob Brown Foundation, Dr Lisa Searle, Dan Broun, Meredith Costain, Hobart Bookshop, Peter Scott Yoga, Barre Body, Dumbo Feather, Peppermint Magazine, Biome, Deckchair Cinema, Hanuman Restaurant and Environment Film Festival.
The film will commence screening in cinemas in December and our first stop is Hobart at the State Cinema. Tickets are available here.
We will also be screening at some Film Festivals over the summer months – at Revelation Perth International Film Festival in December, at both the Capricorn Film Festival in Queensland and at the Environment Film Festival Australia in January.
We have also begun promoting the film into schools through the Australian Teachers of Media’s Education Shop