Hobby Shop

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World Premiere
Showtime: 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 6:00pm
Run Time: 
8m
Country: 
Australia
Synopsis: 
After getting herself into a spot of trouble, young Sophia finds sanctuary in a mysterious Hobby Shop. Letting her curiosity get the better of her, she ventures through the store where she encounters a kind and frail man with a peculiar passion for marionettes. Following the man into the depths of his basement workshop, Sophia is confronted with not just the secrets of his craft, but also the tragedies of his past. She must make a desperate attempt to escape the horrors lurking in the basement before she earns a more permanent residency in Mr Hotchkins’s Hobby Shop.
Directed by: 
Stephanie Liquorish & Isabel Stanfield
Produced by: 
Isabel Stanfield & Ryan Greaves
Written by: 
Stephanie Liquorish, Zac Loy and Jacob Irvine
Main Cast: 
Milly Walton, Emily Gruhl & Hugh Parker

About the Directors

Stephanie Liquorish & Isabel StanfieldWhilst studying a BA in Film and Screen Media at Griffith Film School, Isabel became the first student to have two graduate films selected to represent the university at Cannes Film Festival in 2015. Upon graduation, she has spent the last few years pursuing as many opportunities in the industry as possible, working freelance in both Brisbane and Sydney.
Aside from full-time work, Isabel’s graduate documentary, Gokanosho - Lost In Time, has enjoyed a successful film festival run and premiered on ABC iView whilst her current web series, ‘Two Weeks’, has just scored Best Web Series & Best Student Series at Long Beach Indie International FF and Melbourne WebFest respectively.
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