Name: Michael Nguyen
Lives in: Sydney, Australia
Occupation: Director, Editor and Screenwriter
Film by Tom McKeith (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Editorial department Deep in the slums of Manila, a young boxer's life is changed forever when his father pressures him to cheat in a fight.
Film by Kim Farrant (Drama and Thriller) Editorial department Newcomers to the remote Australian desert town of Nathgari, Catherine and Matthew Parker's lives are flung into crisis when they discover their two teenage kids, Tommy and Lily, have mysteriously disappeared just before a massive dust storm hits. With Nathgari eerily smothered in red dust and darkness, the townsfolk join the search led by local cop, David Rae. It soon becomes apparent that something terrible may have happened to Tommy and Lily. Suspicions run riot, rumours spread and public opinion turns savagely against the Parkers. With temperatures rising and the chances of survival plummeting with each passing day, Catherine and Matthew find themselves pushed to the brink as they struggle to survive the mystery of their children's fate. Written by Anonymous
Film by Shane Abbess (Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Editorial department An elite 'search and rescue' team transport onto an off-world mining-facility to rescue Whit Carmichael, the lone survivor of a biological outbreak.
Seven Never Wins
Film (short) by Stella Kim (Thriller) Editor Jackie is a gambler who is massively in debt, chasing the next big win. Brian has been hired to kill him, and as he patiently pursues him for the perfect moment, he finds himself judging his own morality.
Film by Heath Davis (Drama) Editorial department A disgraced sports star and gambling addict attempts to turn his life around with the support of his number one fan.
Television by Steve Wright (Comedy and Crime) Editorial department The eight-part series follows the adventures of the retired criminal Lennie Cahill and the retired cop Ted McCabe.
Film by Kimble Rendall (Action, Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Editorial department This movie is about a group of people who get trapped in a Supermarket after a Tsunami hits the coast of Queensland, Australia. But they soon find out that they have more to worry about than being in a flooded grocery store, there's 12 foot sharks swimming around them, and it's hungry. Written by Michael Hallows Eve
The Great Mint Swindle
TV Movie by Geoff Bennett (Biography, Crime and Drama) Editorial department It's the beginning of the 1980s boom in Western Australia. Larrikin brothers Ray, Brian and Peter Mickelberg spend their days abalone fishing, flying planes, looking for adventure and developing new ways of making money. Their most bizarre venture? Selling a huge fake gold nugget "The Yellow Rose of Texas" to tycoon Alan Bond. A tale about two innocent men who become embroiled in one of the most famous heists in Australia's history. It is a mysterious twenty-year saga about their fight to clear their names over a crime that has never been solved. Written by Channel 9
The Way Back
Film by Peter Weir (Adventure, Drama and History) Editorial department In 1941, three men reach India from Tibet, having walked 4000 miles after escaping a Siberian gulag. The film tells their story and that of four others who escaped with them and a teenage girl who joins them in flight. The group's natural leader is Janusz, a Pole condemned by accusations secured by torturing his wife; he knows how to live in the wilds. They escape under cover of a snowstorm: a cynical American, a Russian thug, a comic accountant, a pastry chef who draws, a priest, and a Pole with night blindness. They face freezing nights, lack of food and water, mosquitoes, an endless desert, the Himalayas, and moral questions of when to leave someone behind. Written by <email@example.com>
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
Film by Zack Snyder (Animation, Adventure and Fantasy) Editorial department Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight the army being created by the wicked rulers of St. Aggie's. Written by Anonymous
The Boys Are Back
Film by Scott Hicks (Drama) Editorial department The Boys Are Back is a confessional tale of fatherhood. It follows a witty, wisecracking, action-oriented sportswriter who, in the wake of his wife's death, finds himself in a sudden, stultifying state of single parenthood. Joe Warr throws himself into the only child-rearing philosophy he thinks has a shot at bringing joy back into their lives: "just says yes." Raising two boys - a curious six year-old and a rebel teen from a previous marriage -- in a household devoid of feminine influence, and with a lack of rules, life becomes exuberant, instinctual, reckless... and on the constant verge of disaster. The three multi-generational boys of the Warr household, father and sons alike, must each find their own way, however tenuous, to grow up. Written by Miramax
Film by Alex Proyas (Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Editorial department In the fall of 1959, for a time capsule, students draw pictures of life as they imagine it will be in 50 years. Lucinda, an odd child who hears voices, swiftly writes a long string of numbers. In 2009, the capsule is opened; student Caleb Koestler gets Lucinda's "drawing" and his father John, an astrophysicist and grieving widower, takes a look. He discovers dates of disasters over the past 50 years with the number who died. Three dates remain, all coming soon. He investigates, learns of Lucinda, and looks for her family. He fears for his son, who's started to hear voices and who is visited by a silent stranger who shows him a vision of fire and destruction. What's going on? Written by <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Waiting City
Film by Claire McCarthy (Drama and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew An outwardly happy Australian couple journey to Calcutta to collect their adopted baby, but on arrival find that the arrangements have yet to be finalized. Soon, the intoxicating mystic power of the Indian city pulls them in separate and unexpected directions, and the vulnerability of their marriage begins to reveal itself. Written by Anonymous
Film by Rachel Ward (Drama and Mystery) Miscellaneous Crew A writer, Ned Kendall, is asked to return to the family home by his sister Sally, to say goodbye to his father who is dying. The family home is in a very remote and isolated area. While back home, Ned starts having memories of his beautiful twin sister and himself when they were children. These memories awaken long-buried secrets from the family's past. Written by IMDbDon
Film by Serhat Caradee (Crime and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew A journey into the lives of young Middle Eastern men from Sydney's outer west with dreams and desires to better themselves and fit in
Film by David Caesar (Comedy and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew A long haul truckie who finds that the reality of his existence is far removed from his youthful dreams of owning and driving his own prime mover.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Film by Gavin Hood (Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Editorial department Two mutant brothers, Logan and Victor, born 200 years ago, suffer childhood trauma and have only each other to depend on. Basically, they're fighters and killers, living from war to war through U.S. history. In modern times, a U.S. colonel, Stryker, recruits them and other mutants as commandos. Logan quits and becomes a logger, falling in love with a local teacher. When Logan refuses to rejoin Stryker's crew, the colonel sends the murderous Victor. Logan now wants revenge. Written by <email@example.com>
Film by Baz Luhrmann (Adventure, Drama, Romance and War) Editorial department In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier. Written by Anonymous