Ren Thackham

Ren Thackham

Director, production designer and screenwriter in Sydney, Australia

About Ren

Directing is my passion, but I love making sets and props for theatre and film too and I'm handy as fresh eyes on a screenplay as a script consultant or co writer. As long as I'm making movies, I'm happy.


Name: Ren Thackham

Lives in: Sydney, Australia

Occupation: Director, Production Designer and Screenwriter

Credits

  • Brainless Killers

    Brainless Killers (2015)
    Film (short) by Ren Thackham (Thriller) Director, Writer, Editor Two journalists venture into the zombie inhabited town of Zombridge, a functioning town within the wider community of Australia, to interview the mayor. They find a story more worthy of telling but have to get out alive first.

  • Glow

    Glow (2015)
    Film (short) by Ren Thackham Director, Writer, Editor

  • Diary Girl

    Diary Girl (2015)
    Film (short) by Ren Thackham Director, Writer, Editor, Production designer A girl wakes up in a hotel room with only a neighbor and a diary to piece together her identity.

  • Lady Luck

    Lady Luck (2014)
    Film (short) by Ren Thackham (Adventure, Drama and Fantasy) Director, Writer, Editor, Production designer, Art director, Producer In a world where the line between dream and reality is blurred, an ambitious young gambler plays to win a high stakes underground poker game in a sports car warehouse when Lady Luck materializes into an irresistibly seductive woman who takes him on a surreal adventure where he meets the players at the table as magicians, scarecrows and fantasy characters who challenge his every move into the next hand. His dream turns into a nightmare as he hits a bad beat in the game, on tilt and with his fortune, pride and dream car in the pot and Lady Luck within his reach, he makes the toughest call of his life.

  • Wolf

    Wolf (2014)
    Film (short) by Ethan Thomas (Action, Crime and Drama) Makeup Department, Production designer Following a botched robbery, hard-man Wolf goes into an alcohol fuelled hermitude. When he meets neighbour and general loud-mouth James he sees a chance for societal redemption, but James is carrying a whole lot of baggage of his own.

  • Lemonade Theory

    Lemonade Theory (2014)
    Film (short) by Angus Bell Young (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Art director, Actress, Set decorator Young Mother Sophia (Kelly Robinson) wakes up to what she expects is a normal day, only to have it quickly spiral out of normality. There is a strange man (Peter McAllum) in the house with her, and no matter where she looks, Sophia can't find her daughter. Written by Angus Bell Young

Awards

  • Best Film, Sydney Indie Film Festival
    (2015)

  • Best Thriller, Sydney Indie Film Festival
    (2015)

  • Best Production Design, Sydney Indie Film Festival
    (2015)

  • Best Film, New York Film Academy, Sydney
    (2014)

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