Clayton is an award-winning producer, director and writer whose experience spans across feature film, documentaries, commercials, music videos and online content. His debut comedy feature Kenny was a highly acclaimed box office hit, winning the 2006 IF Awards for Best Feature Film and Best Script, and the Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Original Screenplay. It also holds a 100% Rotten Tomatoes rating.
As a director, he helmed two episodes of the critically acclaimed comedy/drama series Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries and the ABC-TV comedy showroom episode Moonman starring Lawrence Mooney.
Clayton has also acted for many years in short films, features and television, including the internationally acclaimed Aussie crime drama Animal Kingdom and Jane Campion’s acclaimed series Top Of The Lake: China Girl. He also has a small role in Leigh Whannel’s new sci-fi drama Upgrade.
Clayton is held in high regard for his distinct style and commitment to feature film, television and the world of branded entertainment. Those who have worked with him know his deep love of film, style and technique filter into every detail of his inspired body of work.
On a cold morning in the middle of country Victoria, two brothers arrive at the family home intent with treacherous intent. Terry and Jeff’s motive is to make sure their dying Mother’s plan to change her will in favor of her husband- their stepfather – is upturned. It is all meticulously planned, but there is one thing the boys didn’t take into account – spending an entire day together. Old grudges, different worldviews and a general troubled history will pit these two brothers against each other.
BROTHERS’ NEST is a tragic comedy about family, loyalty and murder – demonstrating that ‘brotherly love’ has its limits.
You can check out the film when it hits cinemas across Australia on June 21.