Amy Bradney-George

Amy Bradney-George

liz Drives

Some horrors you create yourself.

Duration: 8 minutes

For estranged sisters Liz and Ellie being a family has never been easy – but there are some horrors you create yourself.

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IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6839668 

Written & directed by: MIA' KATE RUSSELL

Liz: SOPHIA DAVEY
Ellie: CASSANDRA MAGRATH
Marcus: CHRISTOPHER KIRBY
Samantha: AMY BRADNEY-GEORGE

Produced by: MIA'KATE RUSSELL, TIM EGAN, CASSANDRA MAGRATH, SOPHIA DAVEY

Cinematography & editing: TIM EGAN
Co-producer: HELENA REGINA SMYTHE
First AD: ROB MACKENZIE
Sound design: JOHN SCOTT
Sound recordist: DYLAN PRIVITELLI
Camera assistant & stills photographer: RAH DAKOTA
Gaffer: SARAH ALKEMADE
SFX makeup: LIZZIE SHARP
Production assistant: JO WARRENER, TIFF MCKEEN
Additional score: JAMIE MURGATROYD
Graphic design and art work: SOPHIE O'CONNOR
Sound mix: PAUL PIROLA
EPK: CHERRY HANDS MEDIA

AWARDS:

2017     Spotlight Gold Award - Spotlight Horror Film Awards, USA 

2017    Best Horror Short, Round 3 - Genre Celebration Festival, online preselection

2017    VANDAL Award for Best Australian Short Film - Sydney Underground Film Festival, NSW, Australia

2017    Best Thriller Short Film - Sydney Indie Film Festival, NSW, Australia

2017    Award of Excellence, Best Mini-Short Film - Terror In The Bay Film Festival, Ontario, Canada

2017    Best Performances - Horror Shorts / Horror Feedback Film Festival: Festival for Horror, USA

2017    OZFLIX Award for Best Australian Short - Monster Fest, Melbourne, Australia

2017    Best Spirit of Bechdel Film - POP: People of Passion Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia

  Sophia Davey as Liz

Sophia Davey as Liz

 Christopher Kirby

Christopher Kirby

  Cassandra Magrath

Cassandra Magrath

 Sophia Davey

Sophia Davey

  Cast and Crew of 'Liz Drives'

Cast and Crew of 'Liz Drives'

REVIEWS: 

"LIZ DRIVES is an incredibly smart film that knows exactly what it is doing to its audience....A lot of action happens for a film that is only 8 minutes long.... so expertly fast-paced it makes your heart race...LIZ DRIVES is an immersive and wild ride” Fear Forever review of “Australian Horror Shorts - Final Girls Berlin Film Festival”, 2018

http://www.fearforever.com/art/australian-horror-shorts-final-girls-berlin-festival

 

“Flawless short. Liz Drives does not disappoint …MUST SEE!… The best short film I’ve watched in a while” 

Oct 2017. David Teixeira for Decay Magazine. 

http://decaymag.com/movies/reviews/liz-drives-miakate-russell 

 

“Liz Drives packs an entire blockbuster in just eight minutes. It definitely deserves the full feature treatment, so if you’re reading this, Hollywood, get your checkbook out! If you get a chance to see this one, jump on it!” 

Feb 2018. Jennifer Bonges for Pop Horror. 

https://www.pophorror.com/fgbff-2018-liz-drives-horror-short-review 

 

“heartbreaking and impossible to guess. It works beautifully as a quick, tragic moment of one woman’s life.” 

Feb 2018. Jacob Trussell for Ghastly Grinning

https://www.ghastlygrinning.com/home/2018/2/25/final-girls-berlin-film-festival-shorts-program-part-1

 

“delivering mystery and intrigue at the right pace. The film asks just enough questions to keep the audience wondering, while answering just enough throughout to keep us interested…” 

Feb 2018. Angie Taylor for Nightmarish Conjurings.

http://www.nightmarishconjurings.com/reviews/2018/2/6/final-girls-berlin-film-festival-short-film-block-mind-games

 

"Liz Drives is such an expressive film.... I personally think the film evokes a kind of atmosphere similar to recent films like Jordan Peele’s Get Out."

April 2018. Sonja Hammer for The Melbourne Critique

https://melbournecritique.com.au/liz-drives/