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Welcome to Finesilver, a film & photography studio dedicated to producing exceptional concepts. We are more than just a production company - we ensure that each piece we produce is smart, engaging and tells a story.

TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF OUR SHORT FORM WORK. OUR FILMS HAVE SCREENED ACROSS THE USA, CANADA, ASIA, EUROPE AND AUSTRALIA.

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BAZAAR TAXI

THAILAND | AUSTRALIA (2016-2018 THAI: 11:50 ENGLISH SUBTITLES) 

Take a backseat in one of Thailand’s most bizarre taxis and see the streets of Bangkok through the eyes of charming taxi driver Narong Sairat. Discover why Narong is considered the world's kindest cab driver. Learn why one of Bangkok’s most broken down taxis became one of its most delightful sights. ‘Bazaar Taxi’ is a 12 minute observational documentary following Narong as he introduces us to his family, his life & work and his mantra on life. It is Narong’s wish to spread the message of goodwill, karma and charity to the world.

Credits:

Interviewer: Thanakarn Thongbujsri
Featuring: Narong Sairat, Wilai, Palm. Arphawan Sungsiri
Offline editor: Reen Chireen
Translation by: Reen Chireen
Music by: David Bruggeman 
Sound Mix by: Liam Moses 
Colour Grade: Sean Morris 
Special thanks: Someerset SuanPhlu, Kevin Vivis Visithsiri, Palm
Poster Design: Michael Chen

REQUIRES REVIEW

SWEDEN | NETHERLANDS | UK | GERMANY | AUSTRALIA | AUSTRIA (2017 ENGLISH, SWEDISH, 06:20)

A short film we wrote, produced, directed, edited about the world's best town planner, Björn Lindqvist.
 

Björn Lindqvist is the world's best town planner. He's not trying to change the world just improve it. 
 

Director/producer/editor: Joshua Belinfante
Cinematography: Kalle Dahlberg
Second camera: Joshua Belinfante 
Featuring: Björn Lindqvist & Johan Lenhoff
Props: Renee Bosak
Sound: Mikael Sewerin
Sound mix and design: Michael Bridges
Music by : Stuart McBratney 
Colour grade: Sean Morris 
Supervising producer: Stuart Beedie
Special Thanks: Stefan & Iona Constantinescu, Pontus, Pelle, Tova, Joel Lindqvist, Stefan Eriksson, Clara Voda, Morgane Guyonnet, Birgit Sutzl, Tom Raudkivi, Ryan Patric O'Donnel. 
Thanks also to Colin Weber, Yochi Ottensooser, Paul Mornon.
Poster Design: Michael Chen

Winner: 
'Best Documentary Short' - Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival
'Best Short Documentary' - ARFF - Berlin Around International Film Festival
'Extra Mile Award' - Sydney Indie Film Festival, nominated 'Best Australian Short Film', 'Best Documentary Short'

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS:
Toronto Arthouse Film Festival November 2017

Dances With Films Festival June 2017
Docs Without Borders Film Festival 2017
Annual Copenhagen Film Festival 2017
Garden City International Film Festival 2017
Sydney World Film Festival July 2016
Lisboa International Film Festival July 2016
21st Canberra Short Film Festival September 2016
Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival September 2016
City of Sydney Council screening September 2016
ARFF - Berlin Around International Film Festival October 2016
London Monthly Film Festival October 2016

CUT DOWN THE PUPPET STRINGS

AUSTRALIA (2014 ENGLISH 15:00)

An astronomer struggling with the loss of her husband and daughter becomes tormented by her past and troubled by a harrowing discovery.

 

A stop motion live action film we wrote, produced, directed, animated and edited. Accepted into numerous festivals around the world and won 'Best Animated Sequence' at the Port Stephens Film Festival as well as being nominated for 'Best Frackin Experimental Film' at the Oklahoma Underground Film Festival.


Starring Lorena Cappellone, Francis J Edwards, Miranda Szabo
Cinematography by: Martyn Taylor
Produced by: Janet Brown
Written, executive produced, directed, edited by: Joshua Belinfante
Co-directed by: Jeremy Belinfante
Camera Assistants : Jamie Wynen, Martin Carrol, Dimitri Zaunders, Matthew Malloy, Gabriella De Candia
Sound Recordists: Peter Delahunty, Antonia Gauci, Lauren Ross, Christopher Stamoulos, Jamie Wynen
Composer : Stephen Layton
Colour grade: Samuel Hutchinson 
Production Design by: Joshua Belinfante
Art Director: Alexandra Cook
Set Dressing: Xiaofu Wang
Puppets designed by: Joshua Belinfante and Peter Belinfante
Make up by: Erin Megan Sandler, Murray Jones
VFX Make up by: Irene Phillips
Continuity: Rowan Tucker Evans, Jae Hee Park
Stills: Jeremy Belinfante, Peter Belinfante, Lorena Cappellone
Catering: Mama’s kitchen,
Runner/Puppet assistant: Pierre Raymond
Radio Announcer: Christopher Moriarty
Special thanks: Martyn Taylor, Justin Harvey, Paul Dinning, Sharon Etter, UTS equipment store, Shlomo and Eve Ash, Monty and Rosa Leventhal, The Szabo family, Francis J Edwards, Munich Electronics.

EVERYTHING THAT CLUNKED ALONG TODAY...

AUSTRALIA (2011 NO DIALOGUE 07:00)

A stop motion live action film we wrote, produced, directed edited.

 

Enter Herman Antipode's carnivalesque prison, where every night is like the final moments before curtain call.

Director of Photography : Colin Weber
Camera Assist: Harrison Woodhead
Sound Recordist: Adrian Panckhurst
Gaffer: Janek Gonsalkorale, Leigh Capel, Chris Stamoulos
Make up: JJ Walker, Hannah Baxter
Composer: Stephen Layton. 
Screenings:
March 28th 2012, 9pm Dendy Newtown, 3rd Fantastic Planet Film Festival. fantasticplanetfilmfestival.com/program_2012/index.php?nav=1&page_no=22
August 25th 2011 at 9pm at the 12th annual Melbourne Underground Film Festival.
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11th September 2011 at 4:30 pm at the Sydney Underground Film Festival. 
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Awards: 
Won the 'Animation Audience Choice Award' at SUFF 2011.Won 'Audience Choice Award' at Sydney Underground Film Festival and screened at numerous other festivals.

BECAUSE OF THE HAT

SWEDEN (2012 SWEDISH 12:00)

Our first dialogue experimental drama film. Filmed with legendary Swedish actor Mats Lindblom who famously worked with Ingmar Bergman in the 80s. 
Starring Pontus Lindqvist, Mats Lindblom, Alexi Carpentieri and Kiki the cat. 
Directed/Produced/Written/Edited by: Joshua Belinfante
Co-written by: Blake S Ervin
Translation by : Frida C Ulfves and Pontus T Lindqvist
Director of Photography: Kalle Dahlberg
Clapper: Uros Ralovic 
Sound: Mikael Sewerin
Composer: Stephen Layton 
Special thanks: Andreas Jakobsson and Renée Bosak, Mats Lindblom, FilmCentrum Stockholm,

'ANXIOUS BOY' - FAILR FT. BILBY

AUSTRALIA MUSIC VIDEO (3:44)

A music video we produced for independent musicians Failr & Bilby. 
Director/Camera/Editor: Joshua Belinfante
Colour Grade: Gervais Koffi
Assistant: Ben Bauchet 
Band: Failr Ft. Bilby. 
Actress: Nina Dulac

'GRUNTWHORE' - GINGER WILDHEART

AUSTRALIA (4:25)

GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING. 
A music video we helped produce for Jeremy Belinfante & the Mutation project.

'HONOUR' - COURTNEY LOVE & GINGER WILDHEART

AUSTRALIA (3:17)

We helped film this music video for Jeremy Belinfante & Courtney Love & Ginger Wildheart.