News 29.06.16

‘GOLDSTONE’ PREMIERES IN QUEENSLAND



The Queensland Premiere of Ivan Sen’s contemporary western thriller, Goldstone, recently took place in Brisbane with a sold-out festival screening event including a Q&A with Ivan Sen and lead actor Aaron Pedersen supported by the Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival and Palace Barracks Cinemas.

Goldstone, shot in Middleton, two hours west of Winton, spent over $2 million in Queensland and gave an economic boost to the local outback communities around the Middleton region.

Screen Queensland CEO Tracey Vieira said ‘The film provided many benefits to our local film community with employment and skills development opportunities for our technicians and creative talent including Aaron Fa’Aoso who was a producer attachment as well as actor on the film.

Goldstone is written, directed and composed by Queensland filmmaker Ivan Sen (Beneath the Clouds, Yellow Fella, Mystery Road) and is produced by David Jowsey (Mystery Road,Toomelah) and Greer Simpkin (Executive Producer The Code, The Secret River.)

Goldstone is a Bunya Productions film presented by Screen Australia and Screen Queensland and will be distributed in Australia and New Zealand by Transmission Films, with international sales by Arclight Films. The film is also In Competition for the 10th Asia Pacific Screen Awards. Goldstone opens in cinemas 7 July.