The Moogai

Director and Writer:
Jon Bell

Shari Sebbens, Meyne Wyatt

Release date:
August 2020


An Aboriginal psychological horror, The Moogai is the story of a family terrorized by a child-stealing spirit.

MIFF Shorts Winner
Brooklyn Horror
Palm Springs
International Premiere: SXSW 2021, Winner, Grand Jury Award
Melbourne International Film Festival 2020, Winner Best Australian Short Film
Sydney International Film festival 2021
Brooklyn Horror Film Festival 2021, Winner Best Director
Palm Springs International Shortfest 2021

“The Moogai is a haunting, psychological thriller that explores postpartum depression in an impressive display of disciplined filmmaking that stuck the landing at every pivotal moment”

SXSW Jury Statement