An extract from an article on ‘Acolytes’ by David Hull of Encore Magazine.
(The Producers) set out to find a “good-quality” thriller, (they) actually found two, each written by Shane Krause and Shayne Armstrong. The Film Finance Corporation Australia (FFC)’s Evalutation Door was identified as the best funding option for Acolytes.
“We knew we had a good script and [FFC evalution manager] Tait Brady recognised that to”, (Producer) Richard Stewart says. “We took the script to the American Film Market in 2005 and managed to get marketplace interest”.