It Will Peck You

Katie Found

Short film

When you love someone who is unwell, how far do you go to care for them?


Lou’s anxiety has manifested in him obsessively collecting porcelain bird figurines. The studio apartment that he shares with his partner Alice is filled with them, to the point that they can hardly move. Lou, convinced that the birds are real, is petrified of them and cannot bring himself to touch …

About Katie Found

Katie Found is a Melbourne-based screenwriter. Her latest script, It Will Peck You, won the Monte Miller Award at the 2016 AWGIES. Prior to that, her screenplay The Widow received funding from Screen NSW, was developed through Metro Screen’s First Breaks Program, and screened at film festivals nationally and internationally, including POWFest, BoFA Film Festival, Sarasota Film Festival and Cause Film Festival, where it was awarded Best Film. Katie is also the founder of Line Break, a free poetry reading service.

Katie Found Screenwriter
Katie Found