Alfred J. Hemlock


Australia  |  2018  |  14 minutes  |  Director: Edward Lyons

When Emily’s boyfriend abandons her in the night, her only way home is through an alleyway where she is terrorised by the mysterious entity Alfred J. Hemlock.


Edward started his career as an actor, graduating from the prestigious Victorian College of the Arts. He went on to obtain a degree in English from Sydney University and a Master of Media Arts and Production from the University of Technology, Sydney. His first short film, 'Can I Call You', premiered at the Academy Award ® Qualifying Chicago International Film Festival and was sold for distribution to ‘Fangoria’ magazine. He went on to write and direct the short films ‘Delusion’ (2012), ‘Thylacoleo’ (2013) and ‘Puncture’ (2013). At this time the AWG honoured him with an AWGIE nomination for his short screenplay ‘Drive-By’. His previous short film, ‘A Man On The Edge’ (2014), played in over 50 international film festivals, winning him awards for both directing and editing.