Rare Chicken Rescue




Rare Chicken Rescue preview


After a long battle with depression, Queensland rare breeder Mark Tully is now on a mission to protect the endangered chickens to which he owes his life.


Film Details:

Genre: Documentary Short

Writer/Director: Randall Wood
Producer: Vickie Gest
Editor: Scott Walton
Cinematographer: Randall Wood
Sound Recordist: Greg Docwra
Composer: Brett Aplin
Executive Producer for Freshwater Productions: Trish Lake
Executive Producer for Film Australia: Mark Hamlyn
ABC Commissioning Editor: Dasha Ross

Distributed by: ABC Commercial, Screened Australia ABC1 & ABC2


WINNER Film Critics' Award Best Short Documentary February 2009
WINNER Slamdance Grand Jury Award Best Documentary January 2009
WINNER Best Sound Australian Film Institute Awards December 2008
NOMINATED Australian Film Institute Awards December 2008
(Best Film, Best Director, Best DOP, Best Sound and Best Editing)
NOMINATED Inside Film Awards Best Documentary November 2008
WINNER Best Documentary Sydney Film Festival Dendy Awards December 2008
NOMINATED Best Documentary Human Story & Best Documentary Short
ATOM Awards October 2008
NOMINATED Best Documentary Wildscreen Festival UK International People and Animal Award October 2008

Rare Chicken Rescue is a Film Australia National Interest Program in association with Freshwater Productions. Produced in association with the Pacific Film and Television Commission and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. © Film Australia 2008