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Films By Sarah Watt

Before her acclaimed feature debut [Look Both Ways] (screening in MIFF this year), Sarah Watt made a name for herself as one of Australia's leading and most distinctive short-film makers. Predominantly bright, painterly animations, her short films uniquely capture the drama and extraordinary ... Read more
A dashing surfer rides up on his white steed and declares "I've come - you'll never have to chop onions again..." Jane wakes from her dream... or was it a nightmare?! ... Working at the fish market, Jane endures the sexual innuendo and double entendres from male customers and fellow workers alike ... Read more
Before her acclaimed feature debut [Look Both Ways] (screening in MIFF this year), Sarah Watt made a name for herself as one of Australia's leading and most distinctive short-film makers. Predominantly bright, painterly animations, her short films uniquely capture the drama and extraordinary ... Read more
A sensual animation with wonderfully rich colours and a flow that is close to perfection. You can almost breathe the salt air as a woman goes diving at a sea bath. (AT) ... Read more
Before her acclaimed feature debut [Look Both Ways] (screening in MIFF this year), Sarah Watt made a name for herself as one of Australia's leading and most distinctive short-film makers. Predominantly bright, painterly animations, her short films uniquely capture the drama and ordinary ... Read more
In 1998 twin sisters Annie and Pammie suffer a shock when their mother leaves their father after 39 years of marriage. Better known for her work in animation until now, Sarah Watt uses both live action and animation to recreate the childhood world of the twins as they reflect on their parent's ... Read more
Before her acclaimed feature debut [Look Both Ways] (screening in MIFF this year), Sarah Watt made a name for herself as one of Australia's leading and most distinctive short-film makers. Predominantly bright, painterly animations, her short films uniquely capture the drama and 'ordinary ... Read more
Before her acclaimed feature debut [Look Both Ways] (screening in MIFF this year), Sarah Watt made a name for herself as one of Australia's leading and most distinctive short-film makers. Predominantly bright, painterly animations, her short films uniquely capture the drama and 'ordinary ... Read more
On a summer day in country Australia two girls escape the heat al a local swimming pool. As the boys show off at the diving boards, the girls overcome their self consciousness by immersing themselves in fantasy worlds; one underwater amongst sea creatures and the other in the air. Sarah Watts' ... Read more
Sarah Watt has a considerable reputation for her award-winning animated shorts. But Watt's astonishing debut feature, [Look Both Ways], marks this talented director's effortless transition to feature filmmaking. ... This beguiling and skilfully executed film turns on the idea that we all could be ... Read more
Before her acclaimed feature debut [Look Both Ways] (screening in MIFF this year), Sarah Watt made a name for herself as one of Australia's leading and most distinctive short-film makers. Predominantly bright, painterly animations, her short films uniquely capture the drama and 'ordinary ... Read more
At once heartfelt and humorous, Sarah Watts sparkling painterly animation is a portrait of that 'hormone hell' of pregnancy and childbirth. Writ­ten with an engaging and refreshing candour the film resonates with its power and poignancy. ... Read more
A compilation of 6 x 5 minute pieces (collec­tively known as The Web) showing the damage man has done to threatened wildlife species and what he can do to repair some of that damage. Animators/directors Luanda Clutterbuck and Sarah Watt use various animation mediums and soundtracks to ... Read more
An animated day in the life of that misunderstood maverick, the Bandicoot! This short forms just one episode from the recently completed series, The Web, a six-part collection focusing on rare and threatened wildlife around the world. ... Read more
Before her acclaimed feature debut [Look Both Ways] (screening in MIFF this year), Sarah Watt made a name for herself as one of Australia's leading and most distinctive short-film makers. Predominantly bright, painterly animations, her short films uniquely capture the drama and 'ordinary ... Read more
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