Jay Jay Jegathesan

Australia, 2017

A film that explores the relationship between man and technology…told from the perspective of a phone.

Variously described as an Animation, an Experimental Film, a Narrative, a Documentary or a Film-Poem depending on who you speak to, this hand drawn animated film is based on the poem ‘Seven Billion’ written by the film director that won 2 National poetry awards: The Young Australian Writer’s National Award for Poetry, selected out of a field of 30,000 and the Karen W Treanor Poetry Award (Youth).

Project Type: Animation, Experimental, Short, Student

Duration: 00:07:53

Language: English

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About The Filmmaker

Radheya Jegatheva is a young Perth based Australian filmmaker who was born in Johor, Malaysia in 1999 to parents of South Korean and Malaysian ancestry. He is a 1st year Bachelor of Commerce student at Curtin University in Western Australia.

Radheya’s skill set cuts across a number of creative areas and he has won prizes for his creations in the fields of writing, poetry, art and film making, among others.

This was his last film before turning 18 !

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