The Queen of Diamond Creek Hospital

A quick interview with the self-proclaimed Queen of Diamond Creek Hospital is not really what it seems.

  • Lynn Lageman
    Director
    Command Post 9 (2018)
  • Olivier Bonenfant
    Director
    Certified Organic (2012), Sinusoid (2012), Shadowrun: Crossing Shadows (2008)
  • Olivier Bonenfant
    Writer
  • Caroline Sparkes
    Writer
  • Caroline Sparkes
    Key Cast
    "The Queen"
  • Lynn Lageman
    Key Cast
    "Interviewer"
  • Habib A. Moghimi
    Key Cast
    "Soundie"
  • Olivier Bonenfant
    Key Cast
    "Hospital staff"
  • Habib A. Moghimi
    Sound
  • Olivier Bonenfant
    Post-Production
  • Lynn Lageman
    Creative team
  • Caroline Sparkes
    Creative team
  • Olivier Bonenfant
    Creative team
  • Habib A. Moghimi
    Creative team
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    drama, interview, fantasy, mockumentary
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 21 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 2, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    400 AUD
  • Country of Origin:
    Australia
  • Country of Filming:
    Australia
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital 4K
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1.90:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Sydney Underground Film Festival
    Sydney
    Australia
    September 15, 2019
    World Premiere
    Winner, second place.
  • Setting Sun Film Festival
    Melbourne
    Australia
    February 6, 2021
    Post-covid Victoria Premiere
Director Biography - Lynn Lageman, Olivier Bonenfant

Lynn Lageman is an Indie Filmmaker who carries many job titles to get the job done. Directing films has become her passion. The first film Lynn directed “Assorted” for the 48 Hour Film Project won Best in Film receiving 3 wins and 6 nominations in other categories. Since then Lynn has worked on over 40 films either as an Actor, Camera Operator, Craft Services, Director, Extras Casting, Location Manager, Location Scout, Producer, Production Assistant, Writer and miscellaneous roles to create content.

Olivier Bonenfant has been an Indie Filmmaker, Director for TV, VFX artist for feature films and AAA video games and mograph artist for TV and advertising since 2004. Originally from Quebec, Olivier had the chance to shoot short films in Canada, the USA, France, Belgium, Russia, Sweden and Madagascar as part of the Kino Movement and has now been living in Australia for 5 years, growing with the open group Filmonik Melbourne.

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Director Statement

The film was created in 48 hours at the Take48 event part of the Sydney Underground Film Festival. The team of 4 was made at random with the 4 not knowing each other. The film got Second Place / Runner up against 30+ other films.