short film – domestic

Domestic can also be viewed on iThentic YouTube Channel.


It’s crouching lover, hidden agenda when a couple puts their relationship and martial-arts skills to the test, in this short film about fidelity, forgiveness, and how to turn domestic objects into menacing weapons.



Independently funded & produced by Brett Snelgrove, Domestic is a HD short film based on an award winning play of the same name.

Domestic has screened at 20+ festivals and won the 2006 St Kilda Film Festival’s Editing and Craft awards, plus numerous accolades for best film, best actor and audience choice. Domestic has screen on SBS TV, Canal+, Sogecable and Atom Films as well as numerous other cinemas and television networks in Europe.


Domestic was first developed as a short play by writer Brett Snelgrove and director/actor Lawrence Carmichael. It went on to win the People’s Choice Award at the 2005 Short and Sweet Theatre Festival in Sydney.

Read my “making of” blog post here.


Writer/Producer – Brett Snelgrove

Director – Katie Hides

DOP – Marcus Hides

Editor – Ben Joss

Fight Director – Kyle Rowling

Fight Coordination and Design – Lawrence Carmichael


Patricia Rowling (patriciacott [at] netscape [dot] net)

Lawrence Carmichael (mail [at] lawrencecarmichael [dot] com)


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