Tim Marshall is an award-winning Australian writer/director whose short films have screened at notable film festivals the world over, including Sundance, Palm Springs, SXSW and MIFF. In 2013, his short film Gorilla won the Iris Prize in the UK, awarding him £25K to make his next short film.
The outcome of this, Followers, had its world premiere in competition at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival followed by a screening in competition at SXSW. The film had its Australian premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival, where Tim was invited to participate in the Accelerator program. Tim is currently developing Followers as a feature of the same name. The feature screenplay earned him a place in the 2014 Outfest Screenwriting Lab and made it to the semi-finals round of the 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowship. It is currently in development with Screen Queensland through their SQ Projector program.
In 2014, Tim was also the co-curator of a unique filmmaker residency program, The Weight of Mountains, held in northern Iceland over three months of winter. He also has a successful online series, TORSO, which has featured widely in international press, including the Huffington Post. TORSO has been presented as an interactive installation with a custom-built app at both Outfest Los Angeles and the Reykjavik International Film Festival.
Tim is currently developing several feature projects, as well as a television pilot Forever Alone, co-written with Luke Tierney, which recently won the WeScreenplay television screenplay competition, which is judged by Comedy Central in the US.