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Australian film ‘Pulse’ gets its first international screening

Australian film ‘Pulse’ gets its first international screening

Australian film Pulse has had its first international screening and caught the attention of film industry bible Variety. The no-budget film, created by filmmakers Daniel Monks and Stevie Cruz-Martin, was screened at the Busan Film Festival in South Korea. The film was previously screened at the Sydney Film Festival. The film is about a young gay man […]

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Daniel Monks Wins Young Filmmaker of the Year

Daniel Monks Wins Young Filmmaker of the Year

Daniel Monks was awarded Young Filmmaker of the Year at the West Australian Screen Awards on Monday at the Heath Ledger Theatre. Monks’ most recent work has been the feature film ‘Pulse’, about a young gay disabled boy who changes into the body of a beautiful woman. The film aimed to discuss desire and how […]

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WA Screen Awards Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 2014 WA Screen Awards have been announced. Among the nominees is Daniel Monks (pictured). Monks has been nominated for the prestigious Young Filmmaker of the Year. Monks faces stiff competition from Jess Black, Lauren Brunswick and Hayden Fortesque who have also been nominated. Read More: Daniel Monks films Selected for Mardi […]

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Perth Duo Crowdfund Independent Queer Film

Perth Duo Crowdfund Independent Queer Film

Stevie Cruz-Martin and Daniel Monks are crowdfunding so that they can create their first independent feature film: “Pulse”. Cruz-Martin and Monks have been making films together for six years, their short films having been selected for more than thirty-five festivals worldwide, including the prestigious Palm Springs International Shortfest. “Pulse” is set to shoot in Perth […]

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Daniel Monks’ Films Selected for Mardi Gras Film Festival

Daniel Monks’ Films Selected for Mardi Gras Film Festival

Two short films from Director Daniel Monks will be included in this year’s Mardi Gras Film Festival. It’s the second year in a row that Monks has had two films included in the festival. Responding to the announcement, Monks said, ‘To have four short films screen over two consecutive years at the festival is more […]

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