Adam Tzinis

Adam Tzinis

Short Films

Gatekeeper (2019)
A trans girl seeks guidance for, and understanding of, her emerging identity from a therapist who leaves her feeling worse, and more lost, than before meeting him.
Writer/Director, Cinematography/Editing

Transfixed (Pre-Production)
Kairi and Hope exhaust every available option to fulfill their desire to start a family. Met with failure after failure, reeling in the midsts of what feels like irrevocable despair, they accept that parenthood and family are things mutually exclusive from biology.
Drama, Dark Comedy

Serial Monogamy (Pre-Production)
A Serial Killer who uses a popular dating application to farm victims falls in love with their latest catch.
Romantic Comedy

QUANTA (Pre-Production)
Nobody experiences their own death. Everybody survives, somewhere, undying in the multiverse. QUANTA is an agency dedicated to policing, and supporting, the quantum immortal.
High Concept, Science Fiction

Zany + Zany Behind The Scenes (2018)
An Entry into Rode My Reel Short Film Competition, Zany is a silly film that, with its Behind the Scenes as a companion, explores the madness and intensity with which artists create, even when they create things that, maybe, the world could have gone without.
Comedy, Mockumentary
Writer/Director, Cinematography/Editing

The Sounds of Science (Fiction) (2017)
An Entry into Rode My Reel Short Film Competition, The Sounds of Science (Fiction) is a, silent, dreamlike journey through the aesthetics of film, and the power of
Science Fiction
Writer/Director, Cinematography/Editing

ennui (2016)
ennui is like boredom, but in black and white, with cigarettes, and old film-stock cameras, and nobody wears pants. It’s like being sad, but nobody talks about it.
Drama / Satire
Writer/Director, Cinematography/Editing

how to own your own home (2016)
Homeownership is a hollow pursuit which exacts an enormous toll from young people, emotionally and financially.
Writer/Director, Cinematography/Editing

Locked in the Basment. (2014)
In a satire of gratuitously violent thrillers and horrors and their unsubtle sexual subtext, a girl is kidnapped, locked up, and murdered for absolutely no good reason.
Thriller / Satire
Writer/Director, Cinematography/Editing

"Script Name" (2014)
An Entry in the 48 Hour Film Project-- after killing her boyfriend with her favourite metal ruler, an artist will stop at nothing to get it, and her creative mojo, back.
Dark Comedy
Writer/Director, Cinematography/Editing

Feature Length and Serial

face-to-face (Pre-Production)
Four friends seek independence and struggle to arrest adulthood from a world that constantly trivializes and infantilises their experience as they navigate their emerging sexualities, identities, and despairs in the oppressive glare of new, everexpanding, digital landscapes.
Serial Drama / Comedy

reverie (working title) (Pre-Production)
A little girl goes on a journey to recapture something she has lost, only to lose it all over again.
Feature Length Drama

Other Cinematic Work

Studio Amori
Cinematic Wedding Video and Boutique Photography for a luxury clientele.
Director of Photography

The Make Believe Toyshop (2018-)
A YouTube series showcasing the artistry of toys and action figures, through the lens of meticulous cinematography and lighting.
Web Series (Non-Fiction)
Producer, Cinematography/Editing

The Single Greatest Moment of All Time (Pre-Production)
A series of video essays exploring what makes good comedy, or drama, or anything else in the context of storytelling. Using examples such as the Single Greatest Fart Joke of All Time to break down exactly why jokes and stories work, through the lens of different story types and contexts.
Video Essays
Producer/Writer, Editing

Behind the Scenes: DOAB (Unreleased)
Behind The Scenes documentary for a local feature, currently unreleased.

Disappear - Fan Girl (2017)
A bizarre, surrealist, abstraction for a local Melbournian band.
Music Video

Role With It (Pre-Production)
A Podcast based on the Tabletop Role Playing Game, Masks.
Radio Drama, Improvisational