Crawlspace Starts Production
A sci-fi action thriller commences production at Docklands Studios Melbourne.
Wicked of Oz, Maker Films and Wolf Creek Pictures are proud to announce that production isunderway at Docklands Studios Melbourne on a new feature film Crawlspace, a highoctane, sci-fi action thriller featuring an ensemble cast of local actors led by Ditch Davey (Underbelly Files, Blessed, Blue Heelers) and Amber Clayton (Three Rivers, Rush).
Crawlspace is the directorial debut from Justin Dix, principal of the award-winning special effects make-up studio, Wicked of Oz.
Crawlspace follows a squad of elite soldiers sent to infiltrate and extract the lead science team from Pine Gap, Australia's top secret underground military compound, after it comes under attack from unknown forces. The mission is compromised when they encounter a young woman with no memory of who she is or how she came to be there. As they try to escape, the group quickly discovers all is not as it seems and the facility has become a testing ground for something far more sinister.
Justin's international film career includes working with renowned filmmakers such as George Lucas on Star Wars II/III, Greg McLean on Rogue and Roger Donaldson on The Bank Job. Executive Producer, Greg McLean (writer/director/producer of Wolf Creek and Rogue) says, "Crawlspace is a very exciting and ambitious project that I am thrilled to be involved in.
"Justin Dix is a promising new filmmaker, and, true to the science fiction/thriller genre, he has created a nail biting script with plenty of scope for the actors and special effects team."
Along with Justin, Crawlspace is produced by Maker Films principal John Finemore (Shadow Play. Blind Company, Summer Coda) and Nicholas Sherry, with Steve Topic as coproducer. Finemore says, "It's inspiring to be working with such an amazing cast and crew, led by Justin Dix, an SFX make-up visionary a writer/director talent on the rise.
"Crawlspace is a thrilling combination of non-stop action with a smart sophisticated sci-fi story that we simply don't see enough of in this country."
Executive Producers of Crawlspace are Greg Mclean (Red Hill, Rogue, Wolf Creek), JamesHoppe (Shadow Play. Blind Company. Summer Coda), Craig McMahon (Red Hill), Pete Ford(Storm Warning), Silvio Salom and Stephen Wools.
Crawlspace will be filmed entirely at Docklands Studios throughout April and May.