directing

Paynes Find

Having broken down in the Australian outback with a debilitated and bedridden mysterious woman in his care, Thomas must use his nursing skills to control a desperate situation. Miles from anywhere in an unforgiving landscape, he must hike across a baron salt lake, find water and return to his camp before its too late. Thomas must find a way to escape his dangerous circumstance as a local farmer threatens to destroy everything thats important to him.

Film festivals

Paynes Find was Myles Pollard’s first commercial short film which gained official acceptance to many festivals including;

CinefestOz 2018, CITYFLIX International Film Festival – Toronto, Crossover Film Festival in Virginia, Dam Film Festival, Boulder Nevada, Around Film Festival in Barcelona. 

A Boy And His Boat

A corporate executive reflects on his child hood dream for adventure.

A short promotional film made for True North Adventure Cruisers A Boy And His Boat impressed on the world stage coming second in the 2020 Traveller Made Brand Storytelling competition.

Traveller Made is Europe’s largest travel consortium and its members represent the very best in luxury travel providers and suppliers. 

CHRISTINE

A small-town girl reflects back on the event that changed her life irrevocably.

CHRISTINE was initially created as a showreel scene for an acting student but has gone on to win multiple awards online at the Oniros Film Awards, including:

Best Director, Best Drama, Best Under 5 Minute Film, Best Actress and Best Cinematographer.

The film also won the Best Indie Fim at the New York Film Awards.

It received an Honourable Mention at the Los Angeles Film awards as well as Best Young Actress and best Musical Score.

Awards