The crowd-funding target for the short film Welcome to Dookie has been passed.By Alexandra Bolkas
Funding for short film Welcome to Dookie has reached its budgetary target of $8000.
The film is based on a father and son who are the sole inhabitants of a fictional country town and who try to boost the town’s population by reviving a closed rail line.
It stars Kath and Kim actor Peter Rowsthorn and young actor Khye Skoda.
The film is being crowd-funded through website www.pozible.com
At the time of writing the film had received $8100, with funding pledges ending last night.
Director Justin Evans of Rough Diamond Pictures said he hoped to submit the short comedy to Tropfest.
He said he would include interviews with Dookie locals to raise the profile of Friends of Dookie Railway.
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Cobram Barooga Apex Club have raised more than $3600 for Irvin House at Cobram District Health.
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