Way Out Assistance

7min SHORT FILM, 2018

Directed by Stef Smith

Produced by Briana Miller, Stef Smith

Executive Producers – Eleanor Winkler, Genevieve Clay-Smith, Henry Smith, Gerard O’Dwyer, Ann O’Dwyer

Director of Photography – Emma Paine

A fully inclusive film, on screen and behind-the-scenes made with the Program One 2018 students at Bus Stop Films.  Remotely colour graded between Sydney and Brisbane.


WAY OUT ASSISTANCE is a drama/sci-fi short film imagining a near future when virtual reality technology has developed to the point that a crisis support worker can be ‘transported’ to the caller in need of assistance.


Written by Stef Smith in collaboration with the Bus Stop Films students of 2018.