Bleeding Backs is a neo-noir, martial arts action short film featuring explosive fight choreography, a heart-pounding soundtrack and an epic finale that will have you on the edge of your seat.
Owen (Franco Flammia) is a morally ambiguous bodyguard with the weight of the world on his shoulders. He’s been hired to protect Bek (Kaitlyn Boyé) at all costs, but when a shaky deal with local mobster Marlon (Brendan Byrne) goes south, he must fight against both trained mercenaries, and his own inner demons.
Matthew C. Vella
Writer, Director, Producer & Editor
Director of Photography
Co-Producer & 1st AD
Composition, Sound Design, Mixing & Mastering
Bleeding Backs was originally created as a student film by passionate filmmaker Matthew C. Vella as part of a master’s degree at the University of Technology Sydney. This film is a collaboration between Vellamatt Films and Action Reaction Entertainment.
Bleeding Backs was also made possible thanks to the following: