Sweet Tooth

23min SHORT FILM, 2018

Director: Shannon Ashlyn

Producer: Katherine Shearer

Cinematographer: Emma Paine

Narrated by Cate Blanchett, who was drawn to the project by the filmmakers’ intention to tell a new kind of fairy story, Sweet Tooth is a tale about family, adventure and what it means to be brave. It’s about taking your fate into your own hands – no matter the consequences.


Inspired by the Brothers Grimm’s Hansel & Gretel, Sweet Tooth is the untold story of the wicked witch and her infamous gingerbread house. It’s a new kind of fairy tale in the tradition of Disney’s Maleficent but with a female protagonist, we’ve never heard from before.


Colour graded remotely between Sydney and Brisbane.