Tuesday, March 18, 2014


Last week we were thrilled to be invited and attend a private screening of HUSK, a short, stop motion, animated film by Paul Howell.  The film tells an intriguing tale of a beautiful yet mysterious tree spirit which inhabits Melbourne’s dark and graffiti covered lanes.  A shocking encounter with some feral fairies takes the story on a surprising, haunting twist.  The trailer is available here

Wow! We were privileged to be the first two people, not associated with the film, to see the plot unfold and all in the company of the creator, crew and some of the musicians who played the evocative score.

Bravo to all those involved. The short animation premiers in, none other than, New York City at the Take Two Film Festival in just a few weeks on 9 April 2014.  Spread the word about this wonderful achievement which showcases the uniqueness of Melbourne.

Oh .. and the photograph accompanying this post is of The Butterfly Club, the very appropriate and quirky venue for our private screening.  You can find The Butterfly Club at the end of Carson Place in the heart of Melbourne in the depths of its lanes!

Massive thanks from Mr & Mrs J.


  1. What a buzz Joe, for the makers of HUSK and for yourself and Mrs J being invited to the primo viewing! I like your golden lane way!

  2. «Louis'» "Gearhead Tuesday" post today is about the cars of Australia featuring the 80th Anniversary of the "Ute".

  3. Wow! More congratulations to Paul Howell, HUSK was selected to screen at Athens International film + video festival (that's Athens Ohio). Bravo! Spread the news.