the filmmakers

"Each member of the filmmaking team has been affected by dementia. This story is our way of raising awareness and discussion around the issue. We want people to talk about dementia, and we want to help families prepare for how they can support each when a relative has Alzheimer’s."

John Fink, Director

 

JOHN FINK - DIRECTOR

John’s quirky ABC doco “Big Dreamers” (2006) screened to many festivals around the world.Hisdisturbingshort lm “Glottal Opera” was selected for Sundance in 2010. Aside from being a  lmmaker, writer and musician, John is also Creative Director of the FinkGroup, who run some of Sydney’s most celebrated restaurants: Quay, Bennelong, Otto and Firedoor, among others. John has a relative in an aged care home in Sydney
who suffers from dementia.

 

MARCUS GILLEZEAU- PRODUCER

Marcus is best known for producing ”Storm Surfers 3D” (Winner, AACTA Best Feature Documentary 2013) and ”Scorched” (Winner, International Digital Emmy® Award). Marcus has produced dozens of programs for TV and is currently producing a slate of feature documentaries. Marcus’ aunt suffered from dementia and was cared for by his Uncle until her death.

 

ANNIE KINNANE- PRODUCER

Annie has decades of experience producing national and international television commercials and short  lms. Her short  lm credits include “Flat Daddy” (2014), “Kindred” (2013) “House of Sticks” (2010) and “Ipso Facto” (2009). Flat Daddy, starring Kat Stewart (Offspring) and Kathryn Beck (These Final Hours, Wentworth) was nominated in the prestigious AACTA Awards, as well as the Screen Producers Australia
Awards.

 
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LYN CHICK - WRITTEN BY

Lyn has two feature lm scripts that have received support from various fund- ing agencies: “Twinkle” and “Shit Happens”. Chick wrote and directed “ To Protect’, a short play for Short and Sweet which won a Peo- ples’ Choice Award. Chick wrote and directed a short lm “Happy Birthday”, and received a Director’s award from ‘Films Under the Flight Path’. She also script edited “Sexy Thing” which went ‘in competition’ at Cannes Film Festival