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Director:  Brett Halliday

Writers:  Brett Halliday & Bhekisisa Walter Mncube

Producers: Gillian O'Donoghue

Genre:  Psychological Drama

Status: In Development

Set in Zululand South Africa three Zulu men must re-awaken sleeping demons when Mpiyakhe, now a successful Johannesburg businessman in Johannesburg, returns to his childhood home in rural Zululand. Under adversity they are compelled to “look in the mirror” and make life changing choices. Choices that set off a chain of events with irreversible consequences.   


Production Company: Dreamlands Film & Media. Creative team: Writer/Director: Brett Halliday. Translator: Bhekisisa Walter Mncube. Producers: Gillian T O'Donoghue, David Wurawa, Brett Halliday. Director of Photography: Devin Carter. Casting Director Fikile Hlatswayo, Production Design , 1st Unit Director: Gillian T O'Donoghue. Still Photography, Poster Design: Barry Downard. Sound Engineer: Marciano Monjane. Editor: Daniel Mitchell. Sound Design: Tyler Halliday. Line Producer, 1st AD: Debbie Ferguson. Production Manager: Wendy Moulton.  Cast: David Wurawa, Sello Maake-Ncube, Dr Gcina Mhlope, Muzi Mthabela, Nay Maps, Mbulelo Grootboom, Rolanda Marais, Graham Clarke, Mapule Ndhlovu Sorisha Naidoo, Coco Merckel, Fikile Hlatswayo, Frank Malaba, Yasmin Hankel, Mark Mulder, Ashley Dowds, Victoria Zondi, Brendan Grealy, Sizwe Mzizi, Trish Downing, Ntokoza Ndlela, Annie Robinson.

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Director:  Brett Halliday

Screenwriters: Gillian O'Donoghue and Brett Halliday

Genre:  Psychological thriller/drama

Status: Completed       


This fast paced, dramatic thriller is set on a remote farm in the KZN Midlands. A family that once dreamed of an idyllic country existence find themselves submerged in a dystopian nightmare. Keira (Annie Robinson) and her young daughter, Emma (Ella Grealy), struggle to survive a devious cat and mouse game played out by the deranged Panos (Brendan Grealy) and his ruthless sister, Olga (Fiona Ramsay). With prevailing menace and a dysfunctional family agenda, the victims appear to have the odds stacked against them.

RARE BLOOD features a strong cast of South African actors. In order of appearance: Brendan Grealy, Annie Robinson, Mark Mulder, Fiona Ramsay, Graham Clarke, Janna Ramos-Violante, Ashley Dowds, Emily Stockil Smith, Gary McKenzie, Ella Grealy, Hlengewe Zondi, Sizwe Mzizi, Kim Goodwin, and Ernest Mzizi

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Director: Brett Halliday   DoP lighting: Barry Downard   Production manager: Wendy Moulton   Production Design: Gillian O'Donoghue   Production and post production: Neil Campbell   DoP Cinematographer: Devin Carter  2nd Camera and first AD: Louis Bolton   Sound: Marciano Rebelo Monjane and Darren Jaynarayan   Offline editor and Data Wrangler: Richard Hambloch   Script supervisor: Wendy Moulton  Make up: Kim Powell   Props master: Peter May   Catering: Wendy Moulton  Catering assistant: Hlengwe Zondi  Gaffer's best boy and runner: Sizwe Mzizi



Screenwriter:  BRETT HALLIDAY

Genre:  Drama​

Human conflict at it's most disturbing, human emotion at it's most noble. The WAKE is set in  1970’s Dublin where Danny is holding his beloved wife of 30 years hostage in his apartment...but she's dead. A powerful drama. The Wake is in development with Irish Producer John Phelan, Bootstrap Fims.  The view to starting principal photography early in 2022.

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Screenwriter:  BRETT HALLIDAY


A six part returnable TV series set in UK

While an insecure teenage girl battles to retain her sanity as the world around her descends into disarray, a burned-out once brilliant detective struggles to solve the case that has haunted him for a decade, and destroyed his career. With both parents at loggerheads on how to help their daughter, our detective gets a long overdue chance at redemption when he stumbles on a lead, and both stories head for a head-on collision as the story unfolds.