Jennifer Piper | Australia | 3:27 | Short Film

Status: Official Selection

What’s not to love about being woken before dawn by your neighbour’s power saw?

A story about busy neighbours, early birds and worms.

Scripted, shot and edited in 24 hours during the social lockdown.

Take care of your neighbours.

Director Biography – Jennifer Piper

Jennifer ‘JP’ Piper is a multidisciplinary storyteller who loves messing with the boundaries of artform. In 2019, JP created ‘The Representation Hour’ for Triple Bi-Pass on JOYFM Melbourne, exploring queer representation in pop culture. Her stageplays A Scandal in the Weimar and That Time Everything Went Well And We Were Totally Fine are published via Australian Plays and her short films, Facing the Future, At Home with Anne Zieté, skate. and Breakfast Tea – all created in isolation during Melbourne lockdown – have enjoyed official selection at various film festivals. This year, her academic writing will feature in a new text, Queering the Vampire Narrative, published by Brill | Sense. Having spent the last 12 years away, JP is thrilled to be back on Whadjuk Noongar Boodjar.