In late 2009 I worked as a stills photographer on the set of ‘Needle’; a horror film directed by John Soto starring Michael Dorman, Jessica Marais, Travis Fimmel, Trilby Glover, and Ben Mendelsohn, as well as John Jarrat, who does a great job in his role as the Coroner.
Being a big fan of horror photography and films, it was very exciting to work on this film. The best part was that I was hired to photograph the death scenes! The special effects were so good I even noticed a few people on set looking queasy, I’m sure the cleaners were kept busy mopping up a few of the locations.
The film was shot entirely around the city of Perth with locations in Maylands, Beaconsfield, Point Peron and Claremont.
Here is a gallery of never before seen behind-the-scenes photos of the cast and crew. Not for the squeamish!
All images are © Needle Productions 2009.