The next leap for the man who started Hopscotch Films

Troy Lum, formerly of Hopscotch Films, is back in action with two new companies - Brouhaha and Kismet.
Troy Lum close up, looking boyish

Kismet: (n) portion, lot, fate, destiny.

Kismet is also the name of a new Australian and New Zealand distribution company, established by Troy Lum and Jason Hernandez, which expects to handle around 20 titles a year for theatrical release. That is a number which makes competitors whistle over the phone. 

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.