About the film makers

Film makers Thomas Hyland & Sean Fennessy
Thomas Hyland

Thomas Hyland is an Australian writer, musician and filmmaker. Primarily releasing music with Ivy St, Thomas has performed at the opening of the MONA gallery alongside Wire, been nominated for an APRA songwriters award, selected as a Next Crop Artists for Triple J and received critical acclaim from the Monthly and Mess + Noise. After starting to write and direct short films from a journalism background, Just Passing Through is his first major film work.

Sean Fennessy

Sean began his career as a newspaper photographer before pursuing a freelance practice in Melbourne. As a regular contributor to a range of local and international publications including Monocle, Feast, Nowness and Smith Journal, Sean has covered various assignments around the globe. He has been a finalist in The National Portrait Prize, The Bowness Prize and The Moran Contemporary Prize.