Ivan Sen

Journey (Ivan Sen, 1997) a boy on the road; 20 min.

Warm Strangers (Ivan Sen, 1997) Jess reunites with his estranged father; 6 min.

Tears (Ivan Sen, 1998) dp Allan Collins, music Ivan Sen & Alister Spence; two young people (called Vaughn and Lena, as in Beneath Clouds - tho with different actors) leave the mish [mission] and head for the bus-stop, possibly to leave town; Luke Carroll (Vaughn), Jamilla Frail (Lena), Alan Campbell, Trevor Hunt, Anita Fernando, Theresa Shields; shot at Come by Chance, Walgett; short, 15 min.

Wind (Ivan Sen, 1999) short, wr. Ivan Sen, prod. Graeme Isaac, dp Allan Collins; tracker theme; in 1857 a young black tracker and his elderly sergeant follow the trail of a killer; Crossing Tracks 'compilation'; 35 min.

Dust (Ivan Sen, 2000) short, wr. Ivan Sen, prod. Teresa-Jayne Hanlon, dp Allan Collins, 2AD Rachel Perkins, music Alister Spence (keyboards) Ivan Sen (guitar); Tristan Bancks, Reta Binge, Clayton Munro, Wayne Munro, Nathalie Roy; filmed Wee Waa; broadcast on SBS Friday 2 June 2000 as part of Unfinished Business: Reconciling the Nation; indigenous short drama exploring the demons and dreams of five people on a cotton farm; colour, 23 min.

Beneath Clouds (Ivan Sen, 2002) wr. ed. dp Ivan Sen, prod. Teresa-Jayne Hanlon; Damian Pitt (Vaughn), Dannielle Hall (Lena); 52nd Berlinale - Berlin Film Festival 2002: Premiere First Film Award, Piper Heidsieck award for Best New Talent - Dannielle Hall; Perth Premiere: 9 May 2002, with Ivan Sen in attendance; Best Director AFI Awards 7 November 2002; Best Cinematography AFI Awards 7 November 2002: Allan Collins; national release 23 May 2002; 95 min.

Yellow Fella (Ivan Sen, 2005) doco on life of Tom. E. Lewis; 25 min.

Aunty Connie (Ivan Sen, 2006) doco on Connie's search for her identity; 25 min.

Shifting Shelter 3 (Ivan Sen, 2006) doco follows the lives of four young ppl; preceded by Shifting Shelter 1 (1995) & 2 (2000)

Shifting Shelter 4 (Ivan Sen, 2011) doco, fourth in the series

A Sister's Love (Ivan Sen, 2007) doco; Rhoda Roberts dealing with the murder of her sister Lois in Lismore in 1998

Fire Talker (Ivan Sen, 2008) doco biopic on Charles Perkins; 55 min.

Dreamland (Ivan Sen, 2009) wr. ed. dp Ivan Sen, prod. David Jowsey; Daniel Roberts; story of UFO hunter set in Nevada

Toomelah (Ivan Sen, 2011) wr. ed. dp Ivan Sen, prod. David Jowsey

Mystery Road (Ivan Sen, 2013) aka Moree Girls (working title) wr. dp ed. Ivan Sen, prod. David Jowsey; Aaron Pedersen, Hugo Weaving, Jack Thompson, Ryan Kwanten, Tony Barry, Tasma Walton, Damian Walshe-Howling, Siobhan Binge, David Field, Robert Mammone, Trisha Whitton; shot in Winton, Qld; Australian release 17 October 2013; DVD release 12 February 2014

Loveland (Ivan Sen, in production 2013) scifi; apparently not made

Goldstone (Ivan Sen, 2016) prod. David Jowsey, Bunya Productions, Aaron Pedersen, Jacki Weaver, Alex Russell, David Gulpilil, David Wenham, Tom E. Lewis; spinoff from Mystery Road; shot Middleton, Qld

This Winter (Ivan Sen, tba) prod. David Jowsey, Bunya Productions; Ursula Yovich, Brandon Waters; shot Tamworth; SMH article


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