Balloon Ride


The story follows a young boy who is part of a dysfunctional family. He and his mother are victims of domestic violence inflicted by the father. The boy dreams of escaping with his mother, only to wake up to a tragic reality.

Director Biography
Evan Hughes is an award winning filmmaker who is particularly interested in stop motion. He has had a passion for film since childhood and has worked within the entertainment industry since completing secondary college.

Hughes has worked as an editor, freelance camera operator and currently works for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation as a rigger. He also manages a country pub. Evan considers himself to be a “Jack of all trades”.

Evan Hughes has a wicked and quirky sense of humour. He resides in Melbourne, Australia.

Country of Origin:Australia
Country of Filming:Australia
Film Language:English
Genres:Drama, Stop-motion
Runtime:5 minutes 22 seconds