Something to Crow About

In the heart of Victoria's coal country in rural Australia, a group of 14 men find friendship and galvanise community through music.

  • Sebastian Broadbent
    Director
  • Sebastian Broadbent
    Writer
  • Marleena Forward
    Camera
  • Malcolm Bloedel
    Sound
  • Peter Frost
    Sound Mix
  • Giulio Tami
    Edit Consultant
  • Andrew Connell
    Online Editor
  • Debbie Coady
    Archive Stills
  • Sebastian Broadbent
    Producer
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Music, Documentary
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 1, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    400 AUD
  • Country of Origin:
    Australia
  • Country of Filming:
    Australia
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • St Kilda Film Festival
    Melbourne, Australia
    May 29, 2015
    Australian Premiere
    Director's Choice: 2015 Regional Highlights Tour
  • Jecheon International Music & Film Festival
    Jecheon, South Korea
    August 14, 2015
    Asian Premiere
  • IBMA Bluegrass Film Festival
    Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
    October 2, 2015
  • Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival
    Gympie, Australia
    October 10, 2015
    Queensland Premiere
  • Nottingham International Microfilm Festival
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    October 20, 2015
    European Premiere
  • Lorne Film
    Lorne, Australia
    November 12, 2015
    Shorts Finalist
  • Briagolong Film Festival
    Briagolong, Australia
    June 6, 2015
  • Heathcote Film Festival
    Heathcote, Australia
    August 29, 2015
  • Black Hills Film Festival
    Hill City, South Dakota, United States
    May 5, 2015
    North American Premiere
Director Biography - Sebastian Broadbent

Sebastian Broadbent is an emerging independent Australian documentary filmmaker whose work focuses on music, culture and community. His short film about old-time string band The Strzelecki Stringbusters 'Something to Crow About' has played at festivals in Europe, Asia, the United States and Australia, including at the 2015 Jecheon International Music & Film Festival, the biggest of its kind in Asia. His next film is 'Worry Me in the Daytime' (December 2015), a portrait of iconic blues musician Chris Russell, to be followed in 2016 by 'Arnie's Barn'.

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