A Nice Place To Stop, Short Film 2019

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.

Release late 2019.




















This production was  the recipient of the Coffs Harbour Community Arts & Cultural Development Grant 2018/19





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