Sheeda Selected for Brilliant Stories

Sheeda, a feature film produced by Epic Films’ Kirsty Stark and written and directed by Shideh Faramand, has been approved for development funding through Screen Australia’s Brilliant Stories initiative, aimed at enabling female creative teams to fast-track the development of their creative concept.

Sheeda is based on Shideh’s previous short film, A Reluctant Bride, which travelled to multiple festivals around the world. The project details are below, and we’re excited to get underway!

Epic Films
Romantic comedy
Producer Kirsty Stark
Writer/Director Shideh Faramand
Synopsis When her mother’s matchmaking antics unearth a surprisingly charming suitor, a struggling 30-something actress is torn between ambition, family and the surprise return of an unrequited flame.

For a full list of recipients, see the Screen Australia website here.


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