The Ground Beneath

Short Film / 20min / 2008 / 16mm/DCP

Genre / Drama

Writer/Director / Rene Hernandez

Producer / Kristina Ceyton 

Principal Investor / Screen Australia

Starring / Tom Green, Rahel Abdulrahman, Paul Tassone

 

COMPLETED PROJECTS

 

 

SYNOPSIS

The Ground Beneath' follows the story of a young teenager, Kaden, who lives a life of fear and threat. His friendship with Casey, the girl from school, and Lewis, a boy that spends time in his street, becomes a chance for change and self-discovery.

 

 

KEY CREW

Director of Photography - Simon Chapman

Editor - Adrian Rostirolla

Production Designer - Halcyon Pratt

Original Music - Jonathan Nix & Miles Nicholas

Costume - Xanthe Heubel

Makeup - Sue Carroll

AWARDS

AFI AWARD WINNER 2008 – Best Screenplay in a Short Film 

AFI AWARD NOMINATION 2008 – Best Short Fiction Film 

AFI AWARD NOMINATION 2008 – Young Actor Award, Tom Green 

WINNER DENDY AWARDS, SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL 2009 – Rouben Mamoulian Award for Best Overall Short Film 

WINNER CLERMONT-FERRAND INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, FRANCE 2009 – Prix des Mediatheques 

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