Film on track at rail museum

More than 200 cast and crew filled the Bassendean Railway Museum, which doubled as a rural French railway station in 1946 from April 16-18, to bring to life the story of Australian soldier Danny who is on his final journey home after World War II.

Producer Roslyn Park said some expected hurdles were overcome with panache by the team.

�The filming was not without the usual challenges, these being lighting and the surrounding noise of traffic and local trains, but thanks to a diligent and highly skilled film crew these were swiftly dealt with and minimal time lost,� she said.

�Carriages dating back to 1908 added another factor of difficulty, forcing cast and crew to navigate extremely tight spaces.

�We were fortunate to be working among an amazing collection of railway carriages and for everyone involved this was certainly a step back in time.�

Ms Park said the production received valuable support |from local business and organisations.

�(They) made a massive difference to the quality and size of this production; it�s a tough industry and this level of support is always appreciated,� she said.

She hoped to get the film into the festival circuit.

�Looking ahead, we will see this film submitted in numerous festivals both within Australia and internationally,� she said.

�The latest short film released by director Jordon Prince-Wright is currently screening at the Corona Film festival in Ireland where he won Young Filmmaker of the year 2014.

�The majority of the crew (from La Chienne Francaise) are now working on the next film adventure Red Dirt, which takes cast and crew to a remote central-western Australian town in July.�