Promotional poster for Spike Up.
|Directed by||Anthony Maras|
|Produced by||Kent Smith|
|Written by||Anthony Maras|
|Music by||Duncan Campbell
|Edited by||Anthony Maras|
Spike Up is a 2007 Australian short film, written and directed by award winning film-maker Anthony Maras, and produced in association with the Australian Film Commission, the Adelaide Film Festival Investment Fund and the South Australian Film Corporation.
In September 2007, Spike Up was one of four films nominated for Best Short Film in the 2007 Australian Director's Guild Awards.
|Roy Billing||Steve Barker|
|Marcus Graham||Tolly Manditis|
|Lisa Flanagan||Raving Woman|
|Peter Green||Detective Robson|
|Mark Constable||Detective Daniels|
|Jake Chamberlin||as Chris|
Policeman Steve Barker hopes to reunite with Tolly Manditis, a former protégé who has risen to become a star undercover officer, only to find Manditis is a habitual drug user.
Awards and nominations
- 2007 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Short Fiction Film 
- 2007 Australian Directors Guild Awards: Best Short Film - Nomination
- 2007 Austin Film Festival: Best Short Film - Nomination
- 2007 ATOM Awards: Best Short Fiction Film - Nomination
- 2008 St Kilda Film Festival: Best Achievement in Post Production Sound
- 2007 Austin Film Festival
- 2007 Adelaide Film Festival
- 2008 International Film Festival Rotterdam
- 2008 Santa Barbara International Film Festival