Fiasco, The Darwin International Film Festival
Created as part of the 2023 Spark Film Initiative
Synpsis: It's the end of the world and everyone knows it. Determined to uphold a sense of order, Zara drags her parents to the high school's last concert. But emotions run high, and when nothing goes as planned, Zara is forced to embrace the chaos.
Thomas Medina, Director, Writer
Thomas is an experienced filmmaker who has won awards for his short films at the Fist Full of Films Festival, the Capricornia Film Awards and the Darwin International Film Festival. He has previously directed SPARK films You Do You (2018) and Dark Utopia (2019). Thomas has also been a key creative in the development of micro-budget Darwin-based feature films We're Family Now (2018), Fracketty Frack (2019) and About The Soufflé (2024).
Lexie Gregory, Producer
Focusing on themes of wellbeing, women’s lives and connection in her works on stage and in short film, Lexie draws on multiple modalities to explore human experiences. As a filmmaker, performer and researcher Lexie seeks to uncover the complexity of people’s lives alongside their resilience and strength. Her past film works include You Do You (2018), Worth (2019) and Couch (2020).
FIASCO BEHIND THE SCENES