The Bogong Moth is disappearing. It's sacred site is replaced by Parliament house. This story stretches from capital hill, through the alpine mountain lanes and down the world's oldest walking track the Bundian way.
Development / Luhsun Tan
Odyssey and awakening, flight of the Bogong Moth
Odyssey and awakening is a visceral sound and visual experience brought to cinema.
DIRECTOR Luhsun Tan
PRODUCER Luhsun Tan
DURATION: 52 MINUTES
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December 2020PROJECT ENDS
BEHIND THE SCENES
BEHIND THE SCENES
A short summary of the issue the documentary is addressing
The Bogong Moth from the Australian southern alps is in serious decline, it could be endangered or extinct someday soon. This place of biodiversity reimagined as a visceral experience of sound and image.
What is the impact vision statement of the documentary?
The project is being developed as a musical cinematic documentary
What outcomes does the project hope to achieve from making this documentary?
The film is an opportunity for local filmmakers to create a new work that engages the audience into an appreciation of the local environment and its fragile relationship to human impact. As an educational tool this aims to make audiences realise the risks of a future that lacks biodiversity, but also encouraging responsibility as well as an ability to take action.
How will this documentary achieve its outcomes?
The documentary will be a finished artwork that people will enjoy for years to come.
How will partnerships with this project help inform the project development?
The project has changed development and has become a collaboration between experimental filmmakers and classical trained musicians.
Audience Engagement and Social Impact
What actions does this project hope for its viewers after seeing this film?
An awareness and interest in local ecosystems
Measurement and Evaluation
What is the projects indicators for success?
- Completion of a film whose narrative process will have evolved through artistic collboration.