News 01.04.16

GUY PEARCE HEADING TO QUEENSLAND WITH FEATURE “FLAMMABLE CHILDREN”



Screen Queensland has attracted another major feature film to Queensland with Flammable Children, a comedy written and to be directed by BAFTA-nominee Stephan Elliott (The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert). The film commences pre-production in mid-August and cameras roll in early October.

Flammable Children is a comedy set on the sunny beaches of Australia in the mid-1970s and will star Guy Pearce (The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the DesertIron Man 3) and Radha Mitchell (Silent Hill, Man on Fire, Finding Neverland), with more cast to be announced.The film is produced by Wildheart Films’ Al Clark (The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Chopper, Red Hill) and See Pictures’ Jamie Hilton (Breath, The Waiting City, Backtrack).

Flammable Children will film in South East Queensland, employ around 120 Queensland crew and spend more than $6 million on Queenslanders and Queensland businesses. The production will utilise Queensland’s excellent facilities and stunning and diverse locations.

Stephan Elliott will lead an army of award-winning cast and crew and reunite with many of his award-winning Priscilla team members including producer Al Clark, Oscar-nominated and BAFTA-winning production designer Colin Gibson (Mad Max: Fury Road), Oscar-winning costume designer Lizzy Gardiner (Mission: Impossible II), BAFTA-nominated score composer Guy Gross (Knowing) and Emmy Award-nominated film editor Sue Blainey (Lost, Mozart in the Jungle).

WestEnd Films has acquired international rights to Flammable Children.

For more information contact:

Angela Samut
Screen Queensland
+61 7 3248 0500
asamut@screenqld.com.au