Our Best Short Film winner will receive our custom Global Shorts statuette which we ship anywhere in the world, free of charge. The award is manufactured by Society Awards, the same awards company that manufactures the Golden Globe and the Emmy. All winners will receive our Global Shorts Winner laurels in black, white, and gold.
Title: Beyond Ink: Deep Water (Pilot)
Runtime: 42 min
Director: Marcus Paul Peters
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: March, 2023
Synopsis: There is more to the tattoo than meets the eye!
BEYOND INK RIDES A NEW WAVE, AS 5 RENOWNED LOCAL TATTOO ARTISTS EXPLORE THE INTIMATE & PERSONAL CLIENT STORIES THEY ENCOUNTER; TRANSLATING THE MEANING OF THEIR DESIGNS INTO REAL LIFE EXPERIENCES ACROSS AUSTRALIA.
Beyond Ink seeks to understand the deeper meaning behind these permanent designs by navigating progressive themes; from cultural identity to your darkest fears. Combining the personification of tattoos with a never before seen side of the industry. We dive into the collaboration between artist and client both inside and outside the studio, as they forge a moment forever – in ink.
Beyond Ink is set on the world-renowned stretch of sand; the Gold Coast, Australia. The Nobby’s Beach studio plays host as the backdrop for our artists & client’s stories at one of the Coast’s most reputable parlours.