Private Project

Groove: The Untold Story of G.E. Smooth

A lonely jazz musician with a desire for disaster finds a
new lease on life composing grooves for LA’s hot new industry:

  • Harry Sweby
    Writer / Director
  • Taylah Cate
  • David Lawrence
    Production Design
  • Fin Nicol-Taylor
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Mockumentary, Retro, Drama
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 23 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 5, 2021
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Director Biography

Harry Sweby is a Brisbane-based writer, producer, director and entrepreneur currently working as a Development Executive at Dicentium Films. As founder of media company and creative collective The Slop Shack, Harry has produced dozens of documentaries, podcasts, short films and music videos and is known for popular YouTube webseries "Fin vs The Internet". He also runs the annual Light Up Film Festival.

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Director Statement

A funky odyssey through 1970s erotica, GROOVE is - ultimately - a universal story about isolation, representation and artistry. As artists, we will all have to face George’s decision... so will you be brave enough to stand up for your artform as it trades authenticity for clicks?