Spikes Asia

This is Footy Country

EXIT FILMS, Sydney / TELSTRA / 2024

Awards:

1 Gold Spikes Asia
Film

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Overview

Background

The objective of this film is to celebrate our countries love of Footy and country footy culture.

highlighting the community it creates, the support of locals associated with the team or not. Everyone comes together, proud to be apart of their town and team.

Execution

This is Footy Country opens on a broken down bus on the side of a rural road. The coach on the footy team travelling on the bus is on a call with the manager of the club, concerned they wont make it to the game in time. The club manager is not accepting defeat or a forfeit. she grabs the keys to the old worn out team bus and hits the road. as she speeds around the small town she recruits any and everyone she can find. Young and old, past players and locals who have never touched a ball. All the new recruits trust in the club manager and are determined to support their local and beloved team.

Clothed in the uniforms from generations of teams in the past the rag tag team burst on to the field to face their opponents. The ref blows the whistle...

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