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"OFFICIAL SELECTION"

Chicago Cinema Awards 2022

Chicago, USA

"BEST DIRECTOR - JAMES CUNNINGHAM"

Chicago Cinema Awards 2022

Chicago, USA

"BEST THRILLER SHORT FILM"

Chicago Cinema Awards 2022

Chicago, USA

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"OFFICIAL SELECTION"

Riservati Pictures Film Festival 2022

London, UK

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THE ASSIGNMENT

Harrison (David Kara) and Leo (Francis Ryan) are two mates studying together at university in Melbourne, Australia, who receive a unique assignment as part of their studies in criminal psychology... to explain how, hypothetically, they might commit a perfect murder.

 

From writer/director James Cunningham, short film The Assignment is a slick thriller delivering a sexy modern twist on the slasher genre with heavy hints of Hitchcock, lashings of Carpenter and a pinch of Dexter... all on rooftop at sunset.

 

Written & Directed - James Cunningham

Cinematography - Lukas Yannoutsos

Original Score - Pedro de Prada

Editing - Japneet Dahliwal

Sound Recordist - Kyle Evans

Produced by - Vanessa Abbott, James Cunningham & Slade Philips

 

Filmed in Melbourne, Australia.