The Ball!  A very special film made by local film director Jess Leski – screening tonight on the ABC!

The Ball features four beautiful Melbourne kids – From top left, Renato, Natasha, Anthony and Lauren.

OK this post has nothing to do with design.   But, at the risk of sounding like OPRAH, I must take this final opportunity to plug a truly wonderful film directed by my bestest friend in the whole world, Jessica Leski.

Ms Leski is a a graduate of the VCA School of Film and Television, and a very talented Melbourne film maker.  This is the first of her projects to be screened on TV!  The Ball follows a group of beautiful kids who attend The Ashwood School -  a school for students with special needs in suburban Melbourne.  Leski followed these teenagers and their families in the lead up to their school debutante ball – giving a unique, heart-warming (and at times hilarious!) insight into the challenges and triumphs of these kids and their families.

The Ball is a truly beautiful local film – I guarantee it’ll make you both laugh and cry!   Please support this very special creative project by tuning in to the ABC tonight at 9.30pm!

The Ball
Directed by Jess Leski
Director of Photography – Adam Arkapaw
Produced by Princess Pictures and Screen Australia

Screening Tonight, 9.30pm on ABC

(You can also watch the trailer on YouTube!)

Below are some pics of me helping Leski out with a photoshoot for the DVD and other promo material… I actually only helped out for one day but hey, credit where credit’s due.  :)

Lucy (that’s me!) helping Leski with The Ball promotional photo shoot.

Gorgeous lauren on the left and the very lovely Jess Leski on the right!