The Makeover Movie

Films Made by Colm O'Murchu


  • Production Company International Film Base
  • Director Colm O’Murchu
  • Producer Colm O’Murchu 
  • Film Shoot – 28 Days
  • Shot on location in Eastern Suburbs Sydney  
  • Watched 2.701,203  times online and averages about 6000 views per day. 
  • Released Australia New Zealand on DVD everywhere.
  • Oz Flicks
  • iTunes America
  • Pay TV America
  • Pay TV Europe
  • Best Comedy Drama at the New York Film Festival.
  • Available right now on Ozflix 
  • Watch on Amazon Prime Here


The Makeover is a modern day “My Fair Lady”. The Running time is a 100 minutes. The feature film staring Lara Cox and Martin Dingle-Wall.  He is now co staring with Antonio Banderas in a new Hollywood movie called Salty currently in postproduction. 

The Makeover won Best Comedy Drama at the New York Downtown Film Festival. The film was also sold to Pay TV in Europe and on Pay Per view everywhere in the USA.

The Makeover has come a viral success on the internet with over 3 million views online and watched thousands of times per day all over the world.

Released on DVD with Blockbuster  everywhere in Australia and New Zealand in 2010 and on Quickflix (Australian Netflix)  April 2011.

Director, Producer & Writer – Colm O’Murchu Film History

Colm O’Murchu is a successful Indie Filmmaker and Director of three world wide successfully released feature films and one documentary. He created and runs Australian Film Base since 2004 and helped filmmakers produce hundreds of short films, made on the 4 Month filmmaking courses.

He also owns and runs the worldwide Blog /Podcast Indie Filmmaking Passion that helps other filmmakers make and create their own films and get them seen by a worldwide audience. He has spoken at Indie Film Seminars all over the world and created online film courses availalble here

His most recent film Tabernacle 101 has been released worldwide in 2019 and will be released in Australia in late 2020 premiering at the Sci Fi Film Festival. He is currently in development on his next feature film Absolute Freedom, an action adventure film set in the outback. He lives in the Blue Mountains NSW Australia and loves the outdoors and the mountains.

  • 2019 Tabernacle 101 – 90 minute Movie   Released August 2019 USA  Releases everywhere else in 2020
  • 2020 Producer Writer Director “Absolute Freedom”, 110 minute motion picture, in Development 
  • 2014 DOP Fractured Light    
  • 2012 DOP Repressed
  • 2011 – Director, Dealing with Destiny feature film  (Trailer below, available on ITunes) 
  • 2010 – Producer, Director, Editor, DOP, Writer, THE MAKEOVER feature film 
  • 2009- DOP, Editor, Another Day Another Dollar
  • 2006 – Director, DOP, Editor, Central Station Records Records DVD 60 mins available in all major record stores
  • 2006 Common Ancestor Short Film 15 minutes DOP
  • 2006 KLM TV  DOP
  • 2006 In and Out Short Film DOP Editor
  • 2005 Andorra Music Clip Screened Foxtel Music Chanels SBS Director DOP Editor
  • 2005 Documentaries for Ethnic Business Awards 90 Minutes Screened SBS November 2005
  • 2005 Hidden Ciriculem Short Film DOP Edito
  • 2005 Duality Short Film 15 Minutes Director DOP Editor Writer
  • 2005 The Beach House Feature Film DOP Sydney Shoot
  • 2005 The Negotiation Short Film DOP
  • 2005 Ducking for Cover Short Film DOP Editor
  • 2004 Three The Hard Way Feature Film Starring Sam Worthington and Steve Bestoni DVD Behind the Scenes
  • 2002 – The Elixir 82 mins, Super 16mm, Producer, Writer & Director. Screenings: Cairns Film Festival (Work in Progress) 2002, Byron Bay Festival Work in progress 2001, Two awards at the Down Under Film Festival Best Director and Best Editor.The Elixir won Best Director and Best Editor awards at the Down Under Film Festival. Sales Agent for the film is Film Works in Australia New Zealand and American Film Partners in LA.
  • 1999 – Celebrity Suicide 5mins, DV, Producer, Writer & Director.
  • 1998 – Xenophobia 7mins, 16mm, Producer, Writer & Director. Screenings: Comedy Channel.
  • 1996 – Metamorphis 20mins, 16mm, Producer, Director, & Writer. Awards: Best Editor, Sydney New Film Festival, Best Special Effects, Sydney New Film Festival.
  • 1994 – Best Friends 13mins, 16mm, Producer, Director & Writer.

Related Film Experience

  • 2012 – 1997 –  (15 years) The Film Making and Directing Course. Colm is the  founder and  Head Film Instructor of the 4 Month Film School and Australian Film Base teaching emerging film makers how to make films. Colm has been involved with 171 student film productions.
  •  1997 – 2000 Freelance Writer, IF Magazine.
  • 1986 – 1985 – Freelance Photojournalist, Cambodia

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