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INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION COMPANY BASED ON AUSTRALIA'S GOLD COAST

Our Passion is engaging storytelling through visually captivating cinematography.


Our Vision is the production of gritty, bold and confronting feature films.


Our Debut Feature, multi award-winning ARIA-nominated outback crime-thriller LOCUSTS, written and produced by Angus Watts and directed by Heath Davis, has played to sold-out Australian and US premieres at Gold Coast Film Festival and Newport Beach Film Festival, and a multitude of international festivals including Festival de Cannes' Marche du Film.

 

LOCUSTS was voted BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY by the Australian Cinematographers' Society (NSW) for DP Chris Bland's work, nominated BEST ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK at the 2019 ARIA AWARDS for Burkhard Dallwitz's score, nominated for 4 OZFLIX AWARDS including BEST FILM (under 2m), BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY (Angus Watts),  BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (Nathaniel Dean) and BEST VFX, voted Best Film, Best Cinematography and Best Producer by Cult Critic Magazine, and was an Official Selection at over 15 international festivals. 

 

LOCUSTS was scored 7.4/10 by IMDb and 89% by Rotten Tomatoes audiences. 

LOCUSTS was released in cinemas nationally from October 17, 2019

 

 

AACTA Festival Conversations :

'Navigating the plague in LOCUSTS'

"...Watts' script is a crime thriller with such a command of its genre structure that it perfectly integrates its apocalyptic seasoning..."

FILM INK Review :  LOCUSTS

"...inventively shot and highly entertaining..." 18/20

LOCUSTS Original Motion Picture Soundtra

LOCUSTS: ORIGINAL  SOUNDTRACK  

by Golden Globe winner Burkhard Dallwitz

ARIA AWARDS 2019 :

Best Original Soundtrack Nominee

 Now playing on all major streaming platforms including

iTunes, Spotify and Pandora.

Released through Closereef Productions

 

- OUR WORK -

LOCUSTS

THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME.

Multi-award winning outback crime-thriller.

Released in Cinemas Oct 2019.

Written & Produced by Angus Watts.

Directed by Heath Davis.

Starring: Ben Geurens, Jessica McNamee, Nathaniel Dean, Andy McPhee, Justin Rosniak, Steve le Marquand, Damian Hill, Ryan Morgan, Caroline Brazier, Peter Phelps, George Burgess & Angry Anderson.

In Cinemas October 17, 2019

www.locustsfilm.com

A dark serial killer crime-thriller based

in the Louisiana wetlands.

 

LA Film Awards - Best Thriller Screenplay  

QLD SCREENWRITING AWARDS 2019 - 3rd Place

A wicked black comic crime-thriller in development.

 

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contact@closereefproductions.com

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