After losing her boyfriend and job all in one day, Emily, an English aspiring romance author tests her theories of perfect love when she swaps her London flat with an Australian surfer’s laid back beach house, only to find that true love is sometimes perfect and messy!
“I’m just trying to UNDERSTAND WOMEN?”
Cast & Crew
emily - Tori Webb
Tori Webb is an upcoming QLD actor who already has a long list of credits to her name, including working on Hollywood feature films Dora and the Lost city of Gold and Love and Monsters as well as numerous short films under her belt and a lead role in a TV pilot. Tori has a number of productions in the pipeline including a drama short film “Boys will Be” which will be released on Amazon Prime in Feb 2021. In between all of this Tori continues to hone her craft by training weekly with Tom McSweeney, Kristy Sexton, and Ben Parkinson.
matt - Barry Havenga
Barend (Barry) Havenga, was born in South Africa. At the age of 6 he, along with his family moved to Papua New Guinea in 2001. Following a family breakdown he then moved to Australia in 2009 and attended a Brisbane boarding school away from family for the remainder of his high school career. During this time he developed an interest in film/acting which became the catalyst behind why he then at 19 decided to move to Gold Coast, Australia to pursue this passion. From 2015 he started working on International productions in Australia. His career highlights include Thor: Ragnork, Aquaman and Godzilla vs Kong.
BIANCA - Aliandra Calabrese
Italian-Australian Aliandra Calabrese has been performing from a young age. She is an AMEB trained pianist, studied voice at the Young Conservatorium of Music and received her accreditation from the Trinity School of Musical Theatre in London. Aliandra has years of experience both on stage and screen including the lead role in the Australian Premiere of Jason Robert Brown’s ’13 The Musical ‘, also having worked on ‘Reef Break’ and ‘Aquaman’. Aliandra has recently landed a lead role in upcoming Australian feature film ‘The Imagination Investigation’.
JAMES - Joel Pierce
Joel completed his Bachelor of Arts majoring in Drama at the University of Pretoria and landed a lead role in a soap Egoli where he performed in over 300 episodes before crossing the Atlantic to work in Australia. Since being in Australia Joel has worked on both local and international projects. His career highlights recently include the Films Godzilla vs Kong by Warner Brothers and Monster Problems by Paramount Pictures.
Luisa Prosser was born in England and has an extensive acting portfolio both here and abroad. Television work includes: Harrow (Hoodlum) The End (Foxtel/ See Saw Films), Reef Break (Touchstone Prods), Tidelands (Netflix/Hoodlum) and Doctors (BBC).
Tam Sainsbury - Producer, Director
Since completing an internship with NBC and graduating from the University of Surrey in London 19 years ago with a degree in film and television, Tam Sainsbury has worked in the UK and USA on news programs, documentaries, commercials and television shows. She has written, directed and produced numerous short films, most recently the award winning short film Pinky Promise which received a silver award at Cinemafest in New York, an Honourable Mention at Canada Shorts, a nomination for best film at Golden Earth awards, semi-finalist at Los Angeles Cinefest and screened at the Swiss Film Festival, Ireland’s Richard Harris film festival and the Rome Film Festival. She wrote and directed the feature film Mind Fire starring Peter Sumner, Conrad Coleby and Rowena Wallace. She wrote, directed and produced webseries Time & Place in 2018 with Screen Australia as principal production investor, starring Lara Cox, Tracy Mann, Conrad Coleby, Lisa Kay and Bree Desborough. She is currently developing Time & Place pilot telemovie for broadcast and developing web series Perfect Messy Love as a proof of concept to a long form series.
Megan Williams – Producer, Screenwriter
Megan is Screenwriter and Producer who tells stories about people and life. Predominantly a screenwriter, Megan’s screenplays have placed as finalists in large international screenwriting competitions such as Shore Scripts, Scriptapalooza and Screencraft. She writes across platforms and genres. Most recently she co-produced the web series ‘Perfect Messy Love’. Megan brings her decades of experience of working with people in her corporate and counselling careers to her stories, elevating them with her unique ‘heaven and earth’ perspective of growing up on a farm.
Greenhouse Cafe, Caloundra
Cafe Twenty One, Caloundra
Grounded Emporium Tea Room
Dominos Pizza, Caloundra
Beerwah Chang Smile Thai
Farmers First, Rosemount
Fresh and Save Food Warehouse Beerwah
Monsters House of Smoking and Roasting BBQ