Carl Stella

Carl Stella

Director and Screenwriter

Melbourne, Australia

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March 2014
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About Carl

A visual storyteller, Carl has been obsessed with cinema since childhood. In 2009, he wrote, produced and directed his first major production, a short film entitled “Tiramisu”. It was funded by Beyond Blue: The National Depression Initiative, a successful non-profit organization in Australia that promotes the importance of Mental Health Awareness.
In 2013 he completed his Masters of Film and Television (Direction) at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) and was awarded the Moving Clickers ‘Kickalong’ Postgraduate Film and Television (Narrative) Production Script Award for “Blood and Sugar”.
With an interest in a variety of genres, and feature film scripts underway, Carl is committed to bringing honest and confronting character driven narratives to a world audience.
His dream house consists of a cinema, bowling alley and onsen.

Credits

  • The Way Home

    The Way Home (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Writer Two strangers come together over a cigarette on a rooftop looking out at Tokyo tower. YUKI, a gay college student, struggles to deal with the fact her first real love with MAYA has come to an end. With the disconnect at home, and the hopelessness she now feels, she finds herself waiting to jump. SATORU, a middle aged man, whose passion has been to continue dancing with his former lover CHIE, is confronted by her feelings for a new man. With his inability to accept change, and move forward, SATORU has a violent confrontation which changes things forever. Does YUKI jump? Does SATORU lose himself completely? For better or worse, anything can happen on the way home.

  • For the Love of Dog

    For the Love of Dog (2014)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Writer Once upon a time there was a man named Travis, and his dog Roxy...

  • There's Always Time for Basketball

    There's Always Time for Basketball (2014)
    Film (Short, Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Writer They say practice makes perfect.

  • Between Trees

    Between Trees (2014)
    Film (Short, Crime and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Luke and his friend commit a crime and take refuge in a forest until it all blows over. But as time passes, Luke's suspicions about his friends sinister tendencies begin to grow, and he must decide whether to escape his company or remain under his influence.

  • Blood and Sugar

    Blood and Sugar (2013)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Crime and Thriller) Writer All Harry wanted was to watch some scary movies, and teach his grandson "strength". This Halloween, Harry gets more horror than he bargained for.

  • Noble Silence

    Noble Silence (2013)
    Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Sometimes, a little peace and quiet is all you need.

  • Tiramisu

    Tiramisu (2010)
    Film (Short, Drama and Family) Writer On his wedding day, Daniel, an Italian Australian, does his best to put on a happy face for guests whilst trying to overcome an anxiety that is all too consuming.

  • Trepidation

    Trepidation (2008)
    Film (Short and Horror) Actor Add a Plot »

Awards

  • Moving Clickers ‘Kickalong’ Postgraduate Film and Television (Narrative) Production Script Award
    (2013)

Education

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