Crossing the Line



An ordinary man struggles against the indifference of people who aggravate him at every turn,
only to also succumb to the same frustrations as he takes a stand.


When frustrations build, even an ordinary man can’t help… Crossing the Line.


 2008, 17.26 mins
Location: Canberra, ACT, Australia
Camera Used: Silicon Imaging 2K Sony


Writer/Producer/Director: Joseph Kisch

Assistant Director: Bruce Davie

Editor: Pat Gallagher, Scott Maybury

Cinematographer: Rohan Dadswell

Continuity: Pat Gallagher

Audio: Andy Hogan

Art Designer: Brian Sudding

Grip: Warren Coulton

Crane: Jon Kovaks

Make-up: Michelle Borak

Director’s Assistant: Christopher Reavell

Armourer: Dave Eichner, John Fox

Caterers: Alison Mortimer & Simone Davie

Road Manager: Nick Brightman

Lighting: Pete Smith

Photographer: Robert Coppa

Graphic Designer: Heath West

Squib designer: Dave Knee

Assistants: Les Kiss, Justin Watson, Peter Fock, Brendan Woolcott, Larry Schoenberg, Brendan Sheather, John Baird

Special thanks to:

PJ’s Towing

Mmm!  Coffee

Aim Pavement Solutions

Brian at IGA Supermarket, Isabella Plains

Tuggeranong Mall Management

ACT Police

Homeworld Management

Lines, Signs and Pavements

Kevin Reid

Isabella Plains Neighbourhood House

Roads ACT


Raoul Craemer
Rob Defries
Nicole Nesbitt-Allen
Warren Coulton
Tania Bunk
Jenny Rixon
Peter Fock
Peter Greig
Andy Min Trieu
Farnoush Parviastati
Ben McCullough
Ann Murn
Jeremey Broom
Brendan Sheath
Matt Lutton
Pat Gallagher
Nick Brightman
Michelle Borak
Alex Rogers
Larry Schoenberg
Dave Dalla Costa
Ian Winchester



Semi-finalist, Canberra Film Festival, 2008
Official selection, Dungog Film Festival, 2009