Western/Drama   15 minutes

one sentence synopsis

A contemporary Western about desperate buyers, desperate sellers and an unthinkable deal.

cast

Will  André de Vanny
Cormac  Simon Stone
Alf   Jack Wardana
Zara  Rebecca Hetherington
Male buyer  Don Bridges
Female buyer  Kym Troutbeck

principal crew

Writer  Ben Phelps
Director Ben Phelps
Producer  John Maynard
Co-Producer  Sarah Shaw
Director of Photography  John Brawley
Editor  Gabriel Dowrick
Sound Designer  Tony Vaccher
Composer  John Gray

Nice Shootin’ Cowboy is an Arenafilm production that was funded with a grant from the Screen Australia (formerly AFC).

awards

Academy Awards 2011 – Official selection (total of 80 films worldwide)
Narrative Short Jury Award – Austin Film Festival (USA)
Best Short Film – Strasbourg International Film Festival (France)
Best Short Fiction Film – Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) Awards
Best Short Drama – Vladivostok International Film Festival (Russia)
Silver Remi – WorldFest Independent Film Festival (USA)
Special Mention – Cinema Jove International Film Festival (Spain)
Best Short Fiction Film – Writers’ Guild (AWG) Awards nominee

festivals

Melbourne International Film Festival (Australia)
Flickerfest Film Festival (Australia)
St. Kilda Film Festival (Australia)
Montreal World Film Festival (Canada)
Berlin Interfilm International Film Festival (Germany)
San Francisco International Film Festival (USA)
Ljubljana International Film Festival (Slovenia)
Bulgaria International Film Festival (Bulgaria)
Rome International Film Festival (Italy)
Guangzhou International Film Festival (China)
Santa Barbara International Film Festival (USA)
Kraków Film Festival (Poland)
Kerala International Film Festival (India)
Durango Independent Film Festival (USA)
Bahamas International Film Festival (Bahamas)
Orlando International Film Festival (USA)
Provincetown International Film Festival (USA)
Temecula Valley International Film Festival (USA)
Hollyshorts Film Festival (USA)
Dungog Film Festival (Australia)
Falls Creek Film Festival (Australia)
Short Shorts Film Festival (Japan)
Cleveland International Film Festival (USA)
Foyle Film Festival (Ireland)
St. Louis International Film Festival (USA)
Prague Short Film Festival (Czech Republic)
Encounters International Short Film Festival (UK)
WorldFest Independent Film Festival (USA)
Newport International Film Festival (USA)
Canada International Film Festival (Canada)
OZ Flix Australian Film Festival (Canada)
Hatchfest Film Festival (USA)
Miami Short Film Festival (USA)
Maryland Film Festival (USA)