A24 and DirecTV have acquired North American rights to Stephen McCallum’s debut feature 1%.  The Australian crime thriller will be released in US theatres and via DirecTV. On average, A24 distributes and produces around 12 films a year. Their films have been nominated for Academy Awards fourteen times, and won their first Oscar for Best…

Ahead of the film’s premiere at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival, we’re excited to share the first look at Stephen McCallum’s feature debut: 1%! For more of Stephen’s work, check out his reel.  

It was announced yesterday that Penguin director Stephen McCallum’s debut feature “1%” will have its premiere at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival. The script is written by Matt Nable who also stars alongside Ryan Corr, Abbey Lee and a large ensemble of Australian and West Australian talent. 1% is produced by Jamie Hilton and…

Penguin’s first feature project – Mother – has made its way onto the prestigious Black List.  Announced online by Lisa Joy – Co-Creator of HBO’s Westworld – the acknowledgement is a huge win for writer Michael Lloyd Green and co-creator Grant Sputore. Since its inception in 2005 The Black List has grown to become the most prestigious honour that can…

Penguin Empire director Stephen McCallum has been announced as the recipient of Screenwest’s $750,000 West Coast Visions funding scheme, for his debut feature entitled: 1%. 1% is a fictional tale set within the primal underworld of outlaw motorcycle clubs, delving into the themes of brotherhood, loyalty and betrayal. It follows the heir to the throne of a motorcycle club, who has to betray his…