A Nice Place To Stop, Short Film 2019

A Nice Place To Stop by HIBALL - Kaltult Magazine

Official selection of Cork Film Festival 2019
Official selection of Dublin International Film Festival 2020

Official selection of Leiden International Short Film Festival 2020
Official selection of Southern Nomads Independent Film Festival 2020





A portrait of a place. The lives of a visiting tourist couple intertwine with the local youth of an Australian coastal town over 24 hours, displayed in a series of increasingly surreal vignettes.

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Directed and written by HIBALL (Stanton Cornish-Ward & Alexandra Kirwood)

 Cast in Order of Appearance:
David Wong
Saya Minami
Benjamin Imani
Lydia Kirwood
Izzy Rowland
Emaniel Yek

Director of Photography: Jesse Gohier-Fleet

1st AC & Steadicam operator: Lachlan Wright

Gaffer: Aaron Meredith

Composer: Mitch Mackinstosh

Sound Recordist: James Hartley Francis Browning

Sound Designer: David Augustus

BTS photography - Wednesday Sutherland


Executive Producer: Richard Kirwood


Co-Producer: Wednesday Sutherland


Associate Producers 

Judith Kirwood,

Steven D’Alessandro

Michelle Walker

Hair and Makeup: Zoe Jane Crawford

Colourist: Abe Wynen

Costume Designer: Hiball

Jewellery designer Mia Carroll


Special thanks to:


Tom’s Banana Field

The Clog Barn Tourist Attraction & Caravan Park

Big Windmill Corporate & Family Motel

The Big Banana Fun Park

Sawtell RSL Club

Edelweiss Bavarian Restaurant