Private Project

The Length of the Field

Is it possible to learn from the past if you're still stuck in it?

The end of school party allows one last chance for Kevin to repair his broken friendship with Jim before this chapter of their lives comes to a close. Though did he learn from what broke them apart in the first place or does he repeat the same mistake, breaking their friendship apart for good.

  • Adam Coutts
    Director
  • Adam Coutts
    Writer
  • Adam Coutts
    Producer
  • Luca Pascucci
    Key Cast
    "Kevin"
  • Sebastian Li
    Key Cast
    "Jim"
  • Ben Goss
    Key Cast
    "Harry"
  • Joel Markovic
    Key Cast
    "Dylan"
  • Taylah Walker
    Key Cast
    "Stacy"
  • Peta Cooke
    Key Cast
    "Linda"
  • Nich Barker
    Cinematographer
  • Adam Coutts
    Editor
  • Ellie Skendaris
    Editor
  • Jake Mitchell
    First Assistant Director
  • Mia Konarik
    Associate Producer
  • Tom Cornell
    Associate Producer
  • Ruby Schofield
    Musical Score Composer
  • Ayden Cook
    Sound
  • Adam Coutts
    Sound
  • Ashleigh Clarke
    Sound
  • Anthony Papanastasiou
    Sound
  • Lukas Yannoutsos
    Gaffer
  • Baynes
    Best Boy
  • Riley Gray
    Camera Assist
  • Sam Birdseye
    Camera Assist
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Romance, Teenage coming of age, coming of age, teenage romance, LGBT, LGBTQIA+
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 30 seconds
  • Production Budget:
    4,600 AUD
  • Country of Origin:
    Australia
  • Country of Filming:
    Australia
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Swinburne University of Technology
Director Biography - Adam Coutts

Adam is very much interested in all aspects of the creative arts, however particularly enjoys filmmaking and visual art.
The Length of the Field is Adam’s second film with Swinburne University, having produced, directed, shot and edited his first film, Changing Tides, during his first year studies. This project is Adam's first time directing his own material.

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Director Statement

The Length of the Field is my first experience directing my own material, though not entirely based on true events, I aim to explore parental influences and dealing with peer pressure whilst trying to find ones own identity through the challenging times of teenage adolescence.