THE KANGAROO GUY
Film - Program 6 Filmfest 2016

THE KANGAROO GUY

Directed by Joel Loxton

Info

Director: Joel Loxton
Section: Program 6
Country: Australia
Year: 2015
Language: English
Version: Original version
Cast: Ben Wood, Danny Adcock, Jeanette Cronin
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Logline

THE KANGAROO GUY

Keith Donavon, a regional MP struggling to be taken more seriously, is accidentally drawn into telling a lie during a live television interview. Now he must choose to either face the consequences from his comments, or do whatever it takes to avoid being branded as Australia’s newest political scandal.



  • Duration: 15 Min.

  • Film School: AFTRS, Australian Film Television and Radio School, Sydney

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Meet the director

THE KANGAROO GUY

Joel Loxton

Joel Loxton is a Melbourne based filmmaker. He graduated with a Master’s degree from the VCA (Victorian College of the Arts) in 2011 with his award-winning film ABLE. He was then invited to attend AFTRS (the Australian Film Television and Radio School) in Sydney in 2014 where he wrote and directed the short film THE KANGAROO GUY that is beginning its festival release this year.

Credits

Screenplay: Joel Loxton
Director of Photography: Michael Steel
Film Editor: Jenny Hicks
Composer: Helen Grimley
Production Designer: Michael Price
Costume Design: Michael Price
Sound: Gareth Evans
Producer: Eleanor Winkler, Raquelle David