Elsewhere is a short film about a year 12 student, who is stuck in a mathematics exam. While faced with the pressure of succeeding in academia, he becomes lost in his dreams of being a dancer.

  • Joseph Harding
  • Joseph Harding
  • Joseph Harding
  • Mathew Moor
    Key Cast
  • Joseph Harding
    Key Cast
    "The Dancer"
  • Murphy House Productions
    Production Company
    Murphy House Productions
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  • Genres:
    Drama, romantic
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 2, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
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  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Sony EX1
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Distribution Information
  • Murphy House Productions
    Country: Australia
    Rights: Internet
Director Biography - Joseph Harding

Joseph is a filmmaker and the co-owner of Murph House Productions. Ever since his first outing of the house was to Video Easy and Fish n’ Chips, Joseph has developed an unhealthy love for cinema and seafood. But as the years have gone on one very important things has changed. He doesn’t make up stories with his Action Men & his sisters old Barbies, he Actually makes real movies!

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Director Statement

I wrote this movie as a way of getting over high school. The unneeded pressures to do good at math, and to be the kind of person I was expected to be by others. In reflection a lot of it was absurd. In my exams I would find myself floating away. To somewhere I actually wanted to be. This is my attempt at expressing what it was like to be a queer artist growing up in Rural Australia.