Featured Artist


Lleyton Hails

Lleyton is a young filmmaker from Scone.  He participated in the Blue Heeler Film Festival for three years winning three awards including "The Bluey" (best short film).  He was a finalist in the 2016 Dungog Festival. Lleyton was recently nominated for a 2018 Upper Hunter Australia Day Award.  

The world premiere of Lleyton’s latest film, My Black Dog will be on 2nd March at Scone Rugby Club and the short film will be released online on Lleyton’s Studios Youtube channel on 3rd March. Read more....

The trailer of My Black Dog can be viewed at http://lleytonsstudios.wixsite.com/lleytonsstudios

Where did you find the poem My Black Dog by Jim MacCallum and what made you decided to do the short film ‘My Black Dog’?

“I was at a stage after I created my last short film Madness that won the 2016 People’s Choice Award at the Blue Heeler Film Festival, that I didn’t know what short film I wanted to make next.” Read more…


Contact Details

Mark Reedman
Regional Arts Development Officer
0409 382 509

Sandra Reichel
Office Manager:

02 6541 4776 

Arts Upper Hunter is supported by Upper Hunter Shire Council, Singleton Council, Muswellbrook Shire Council, Dungog Shire Council.
Arts Upper Hunter is a member of Regional Arts NSW.