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The Hunter


A boy goes missing in the snow covered wilderness, feared taken by wolves. A hunter undertakes a journey to find the boy; dead or alive. As the hunter tracks the boy into the mountains, he discovers that his instincts can no longer be trusted. Here, far from civilization he must make decisions that will forever change his relationship with the wilderness he has always feared. THE HUNTER is a haunting stop motion sand animation by emerging director Marieka Walsh.


Director(s): Marieka Walsh

Producer(s): Donna Chang, Marieka Walsh

Screenwriter(s): Marieka Walsh

Cinematographer: Marieka Walsh

Editor(s): Dan Lee

Production Designer: Marieka Walsh

Sound Designer: Emma Hoy/ Luke Bacon

Music: Elliott Wheeler

Additional Credits: Artistic Collaborator: Kurt Sorensen, Smoke Artist: Adam Archer, Colourist: Yoomin Lee, Compositor: Joel Barnett/ Marieka Walsh, 35mm Oxberry Technician: Toula Anastas

Principal Cast: Jack Finsterer

Director Bio


Marieka Walsh is an award-winning Australian Director/Animator whose short film THE HUNTER has marked her out as a rising talent to watch. With a background in visual arts, Walsh's work demonstrates a unique visual style and meticulous attention to detail that complements her emotionally arresting storytelling.


Public Film Contact

Marieka Walsh
+61 (0) 4228 8069 1
Sydney, Australia


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