- Stuart travelled to Sydney to oversee the colour grade for RESTORATION. We are very lucky to have Adrian Hauser (The Great Gatsby, Predestination, The Last Cab to Darwin) as our colourist, thanks to Cutting Edge.
- Stuart will also be recording some of the final pieces of ADR with Nadia Townsend who plays Emma Laws in the film.
- Draft Zero 31 takes a detailed look at TOOLS FOR BETTER DIALOGUE.
- Stuart had a great time as a panelist at the National Screenwriters Conference in Philip Island. By all reports, the panel was extremely well received.
- Stuart undertook the Stephen Cleary Story Structure workshop run by OpenChannel. Stephen, as always, was an exceptional teacher, and Stu was happy to be assisting him on this one.
- Draft Zero Ep 26 looks at horror & collaboration with special guest Aaron Sterns talking about his experiences working with Greg McClean on WOLF CREEK 2.
- We completed principal photography on Pirates of the Caribbean – Dead Men Tell No Tales! Congratulations to the cast/crew. Stu was the post-production & dailies coordinator on this one.
- RESTORATION (written by Stuart Willis & Matthew Clayfield) has been nominated for an Australian Writer’s Guild AWGIE 2015 — Best Comedy/Drama (Other Form). We are stoked.
- Wrapped additional photography on RESTORATION. Some cool press coverage about our casting,
RESTORATION Press Coverage —
- Stuart is awarded a place in the AWG’s inaugural Platform-X Workshop for Multiplatform Storyworlds. Which was excellent!
- He also undertook an Arts Victoria Graduate Mentorship with renowned Script Developer & Producer, Stephen Cleary.
- … he was also the Layout Production Supervisor on THE LEGO MOVIE for Animal Logic.
- PAYLOAD is nominated for a Short Of The Week Award 2013 for Best Live-Action Short Film.
- ROY & BETSIE (a short film co-created with Lisa Cookson) is short listed for Tropfest, 2013!
- PAYLOAD was released onto the world to a pretty awesome reception. We were made a STAFF PICK by Vimeo! And things followed from there. Some great press coverage —
- HEY MAKE BELIEVER the music video co-created by Stuart Willis (director / post) & Lisa Cookson (creative director / designer) is featured on Directors’ Notes! including our Making-Of.