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Saturday, June 25, 2022

Nathan Hill – Revenge of the Gweilo



Multi talented artist Nathan Hill, one of Melbourne’s hidden gems is to shine at MUFF on closing night with his latest feature film “Revenge of the Gweilo”, in which he directed and starred in.

Nathan Hill has begun making waves even back as a student at Footscray City College Film Dept. when Nathan Hill was accredited with pioneering the diploma program of two year to instilling the advanced diploma to a four year study “They used me as the first student to help pioneer the 3rd year, for which during that time I was almost alone in my work”. Nathan Hill culminated his film studies with the production of his first feature film, ‘Tomboys’ which went on to win at festivals in L.A.

Nathan Hill takes the film industry seriously.Nathan Hill takes the film industry seriously.

To date Nathan Hill has made an impressive eight feature films, many of which have won at festivals around the world, with ‘Revenge of the Gweilo’ having recently won best music score at the Prestige Awards in L.A. (composer-Gerard Mack), & Best Action Film at the 21st Indie Gathering International Film Festival USA & Official selection Action on Film in L.A. (the AOF).

Along with his passion for directing, Nathan is also an outstanding actor having featured in 15 feature films, 7 of those in lead roles, at one point went to extreme lengths of losing 15 kilos to authentically act the role of tortured character, in Nathan Hill’s first horror film, “The Tub”, nominated for an international award.

Nathan Hill as Joel Haydon in short film, "The Tub".Nathan Hill as Joel Haydon in short film, “The Tub”.

With a slew of commercials currently airing for RACV, Work Safe & Healthy Break, being the face of Monsterfest’s 2016 trailer, also starring festival creator Neil Foley and actor Glenn Maynard, he is also the casting director for ‘Cult Girls’ directed by Mark Bakaitis, starring Jane Badler & Dean Kirkright, and is in post production for his latest feature film ‘Colourblind’ (co-starring Jake Ryan & Anne Gauthier).

The time has come for the world to see a whole lot more of Nathan Hill with Channel 31 being a loyal supporter having aired ‘Running on Empty’ interviews with Nathan Hill three times this year and now will be raising Nathan Hill’s recognition further with showcasing 13 NHP films dating over the past 13 years, by airing one per week, on Monday nights for the last 13 weeks of the year.

Nathan Hill delivers a fly kick during filming for "Revenge of the Gweilo".Nathan Hill delivers a fly kick during filming for “Revenge of the Gweilo”.

The Melbourne Underground Film Festival will screen ‘Revenge of the Gweilo’ on closing night, 17th September, at 8pm Alex Theatre, 135 Fitzroy Street St Kilda 3182 (Richard Wolstencroft’s 17th year running), tickets available at the door and through Ticketek.