Backwards Showgirl Variation - Allegra, a 40 something pole dancing instructor finds herself homeless, childless, single and practically penniless, starring Janine Burchett, directed, written, produced, edited and acted by Harriet McKern, shot by Ivan Lipanovic and sound design by Rob Crowe. Screenings inc. Flickerfest, Encounters, NY Filmmakers Co-op and St Kilda film festivals
A short about loneliness, reaching out and moving on set at the time of the axe murderer in King's Cross. Starring Rebecca Hamilton, Frank Whitten and Max Gallois. Produced by Jodea Bloomfield, Written & Directed by Harriet McKern, DOP Justine Kerrigan, Edited by Sam Hastie, Sound Design Sam Petty and music by Felicity Fox/Wilcox.
Beautiful from the outside in: a photographer's joy in seeing his subjects smile, co-produced with Fran Tinley, focusing on a photographic project giving free portraits to the community. Screenings inc. Virgin Inflight, St Kilda FF and Palm Springs Shortfest. Winner: Best Short Documentary - Indie Visions, Best Documentary - The Monochrome Film Festival & Judges Award - The Fifteen Minute
The search for the perfect red. With an off beat sense of humour, LIPSTICK looks at the politics and glamour of lipstick and the dilemmas of the modern woman in a marketed world. Premiering at the Melbourne International Film Festival and made for ABC TV in 1994, now re-digitised 2017. I am the writer director and pleased to get this film out to audiences again. Also check out harrietmckern.com