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My Queer Career 2004

Film guide text: The annual My Queer Career is a prestigious short film competition for Australian and New Zealand filmmakers. Run by Queer Screen as part of the Mardi Gras Film Festival, and attracting a diverse array of entries from up and coming filmmakers, this year’s competition attracted 23 entries. A jury of industry professionals selected eight films for competition; the screening of the finalist’s films is much anticipated and always a sell out.

The judges for this year’s competition were:
Richard King, Ex-Queer Screen Executive Officer
Janna Richert, Senior Promotions Producer Showtime
Michael Snow, Acquisitions Manager Universal Pictures (Australasia)


 Title  Director  Runtime  Synopsis
The Rag ‘n Bone Man Gregory George 8 This a gay faerie tale – about an old man who allegedly preys on adolescent youths.
Muscledude Brodie Lane 11 Jason has been single for five whole weeks. Rohan decides it is time for Jason to get online. No one goes out any more, it’s all about DotCom. But has Rohan created a monster?
Ex Julie Kalceff 9 Kath has just moved in and Rachel wants their first weekend to be perfect. Everything is going to plan until Kath’s ex calls, destroying any ideas Rachel may have had.
Telos Jim Stamatakos 8 Telos is a journey about love and life. It’s a dream odyssey exploring joy, pain, loss and the realisation of new beginnings.
Nina Rolmar Baldonado 10 A Filipino transsexual living in Sydney wants to meet the man of her dreams.
Booth Craig Boreham 7 Come and take a peek inside the dark backroom of a porn set, where the boys always work hard for their money.
What Grown-Ups Know Jonathan Wald 30 At a desolate caravan park one Christmas, 16-year old Roy secretly tries to seduce the reclusive park manager. But Roy’s flamboyant mum, unwilling to let her boy grow up, has secrets of her own…
A Wonderful Day Robbie Baldwin 13 As the nation stands still to witness Cathy Freeman capture Olympic glory, a young gay man is in a race of his own.


My Queer Career in the 2004 Mardi Gras Film Festival Guide