Tyler De Nawi
as JAMAL ALAMEIN
as OMAR ALAMEIN
as MANAL ALAMEIN
Sam Buddy Dannoun
as YAHYA HAZEEM
as HEIDI ALAMEIN
as MAYA ALAMEIN
as YUSEF ALAMEIN
WRITER & DIRECTOR
An award winning Australian filmmaker, Serhat’s films have screened at over 50 local and international film festivals, winning numerous prizes and awards. His first feature ‘Cedar Boys’, won the Audience Award at 56th Sydney International Film Festival, screened at 5 international film festivals and garnered many nominations and accolades in Australia, including AWG, ADG, IF and an AFI (AACTA) nomination for Best Original Screenplay. Currently attached to direct the film adaption of best selling American author Michael Prescott’s book ‘Mark of Kane’ and the true crime story ‘Killer Country’ inspired by Sandra Lee’s book ‘Beyond Bad’, starring Jessica Marais, Kate Box and Laura Gordon. Serhat is also working on numerous other projects all in various stages of development through his company Bonafide Pictures with support from Screen NSW, Screen Australia and other production companies. Serhat also comes from an extensive background in theatre, drama and performing arts studies. His vast array and experience covers all aspects of working on stage, TV and film. His recent acting credits include the award winning Australian TV series ‘East-West 101’ and ‘The Principal’, also the 2016 U.S Sci-Fi series ‘Hunters’, produced by Gale Anne Hurd (‘Terminator’ 1 & 2) and created by Natalie Chaidez (‘Heroes’). An AFTRS Directing graduate, Serhat also teaches casually at UNSW, Sydney Theatre School and NIDA.
Liz Burton has been working and developing many projects over the last 4 years, including the feature films 'Killer Country', 'My Country', 'The Hilton Conspiracy', 'Z Block' and the web series 'Magpie and The Pigeon'.
She worked on the production of 'Cedar Boys' as Assistant to Director and Extras Casting Co-ordinator, casting over 300 extras.
In 1998, Liz was the recipient of Screen NSW Emerging Filmmakers Fund (EFF) grant for the short film Burnout which had its premiere at the St Kilda Film Festival and was invited to screen at the Sundance and Edinburgh Film Festivals in 2000.
Liz was the General Manager of Actors Centre Australia from 1991-1999 and helped to establish the Centre as one of Australia’s leading actor training facilities. Liz has also produced many independent theatre shows and helped to establish numerous independent theatre groups in Sydney including Burning House Theatre Company with Richard Roxburgh, Tamarama Rock Surfers, East Coast Theatre Company, Living Room Theatre Company and Cumulus Productions.