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A dark, funny fable about a girl born with a tail, starring Cate Blanchett, David Wenham and Barry Otto
A dark, funny fable about a girl born with a tail, starring Cate Blanchett, David Wenham and Barry Otto
635 backers pledged $50,795 to help bring this project to life.

WORLD PREMIERE TONIGHT: Writer Erica Harrison shares her very personal story behind A Cautionary Tail

Today is the exciting day that we premiere A Cautionary Tail to the world. Writer Erica Harrison shares her very personal story behind the film in an article in today's Australian newspaper. It tells her journey from a horrific accident to the joy of seeing her story come to life in the film. 

The support you gave us played a very important role in both finishing the film and bringing colour back to Erica's world. We hope those of you in Sydney can come along to the premiere 9pm tonight at Flickerfest, Bondi Pavilion. International screening coming soon to a festival near you.

Thank you

Simon, Erica and Pauline

World Premier!

Happy new year! We are very excited about the world premiere of A Cautionary Tail at Flickerfest which is Australia's only Academy Award accredited short film festival.

If you are in Sydney we hope you can join us to see it on the big screen. You can purchase tix for Best of Australian Programme 3 screening 9pm Mon 14 Jan at Bondi Pavilion. We will be in the bar from 8pm so hope you can come along. There will be a big crew of us there on the night and we would love you to join us...

From Sydney we will launch into the rest of the world. Stay tuned to updates on our website, fb & twitter


We're getting some great press surrounding the premier with two television segments! Thanks to Foxtel Movie Show and 730 program on ABC-TV. Here's some pics from the Sydney Morning Herald which gave us a fantastic write up.

Thanks to everyone for your support and big love for an amazing year ahead from the A Cautionary Tail team. 

The world is a better place with people like you!

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Coming to a cinema near you!

It's a very exciting day for the team as we are finally screening the finished film to our cast & crew and Kickstarter supporters who pledged over $100.

We have hired a small local theatre in Sydney and are screening from a digital cinema package (DCP) with a theatrical 5.1 audio mix. It will be the first of many theatrical screenings as our baby launches onto the film festival circuit. 

We are dying to share news of our acceptance into competition at premier local and international film festival but have been sworn to secrecy until the official announcement at the media launch. We will post screening dates on Kickstarter, fb, Twitter and on our website...

Thank you to all our supporters. We are coming to a cinema near you!

Simon, Erica and Pauline 

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Animation wrapped & we are AEAF Finalists!

Its been a great week so far for the A Cautionary Tail team and we wanted to share some exciting news.

Thanks to the wonderful work of our animation director Paul Perrott and his talented team of animators Serg Delfino, Magali Rigaudius and Gregory Naud, animation has now officially wrapped!

This would not have been possible without all your generous donations - so thank you again for supporting this film. With animation complete, we are now through to the lighting and compositing phase and we are on track to have the film finished within the next half of this year!

We have also just received some very exciting news that A Cautionary Tail has been selected to be a finalist at the AEAF Awards 2012 (Australian Effects & Animation Festival Awards) based on our submission which you can view below. As these awards judge the technical aspects of the film such as the animation, the submission needed only to be a WIP (work in progress) excerpt with temporary audio. 

Please enjoy and let us know what you think!

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We can't quite believe it - the end of our Kickstarter campaign is here and the final amount raised is an amazing $50, 795.66!!!

A big thank you to all of our 635 backers, for your generosity, good will and for the very special role you have played in the making of A Cautionary Tail.

We hope to be posting some exciting news in the coming weeks, but for now, we just wanted to say THANK YOU once again!

Simon, Erica and Pauline.