Director Luke Shanahan joins Thick as Thieves

Director (SHANAHAN) - RABBIT.jpgRenowned and awarded director Luke Shanahan has signed with Thick as Thieves for NZ representation. Acclaimed for his work on character-driven pieces like the award-winning Holden 'Twitch' and the playful Wrigley's 'Say Hello To Fresh' Luke's work has won metal for direction at LIA, AWARD and Axis.

Following on from a background creating internationally recognized and awarded short films and music clips, Shanahan now brings another dimension to his work with his striking debut feature 'Rabbit' Starring Adelaide Clemens (The Great Gatsby, Rectify).

Set for theatrical release mid-year after sweeping the festival circuit, Rabbit is a psychological thriller about a young woman searching for her twin sister.

Screen Daily called it 'Stylistically meticulous' while FILMINK described it as, "A great new Australian thriller: well-paced, smartly plotted, and brilliantly unsettling."

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Screen Shot 2018-03-19 at 11.46.35 AM.jpgA bold and cinematic first feature it marks Shanahan as a filmmaker of real vision.

Says Nik Beachman, executive producer, Thick as Thieves: "I have always been of fan of Luke's work, and the man. He's an inspired director who loves to push boundaries in dark comedy and visual narrative and we could not be happier."

For more on Shanahan contact nik@thickasthieves.com.

3 Comments

Sick said:

Sick one boyz

Nice said:

Aussie.

Matt said:

Huge score for TAT. Shanas coming back to Auckland. Nice one Nik.

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