How To See Through Fog

How To See Through Fog is a 2016 documentary film that details the closure of Tasmania's Mt Lyell copper mine through the eyes of a small group of locals. Filmed over the course of a year, it is an atmospheric perspective on a community dealing with grief and change.

For a limited time you can watch the film online via The Guardian.


The Film

How to see through fog is a 30 minute documentary that was independently produced by Clones & Clones. Filmmaker's Thomas Hyland & Sean Fennessy made several production trips to the small mining community through 2014 filming strong atmospheric scenes, local football matches and various intimate interviews with community members.



The film was written, produced, directed and edited by Thomas Hyland. Sean Fennessy was the Production Designer and Director of Photography. Glenn Richards composed the original score.

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How to see through Fog had a preview screening at the Australian arts & cultural festival, The Unconformity in October 2016. Future screenings and broadcast details are TBC. If you wold like to know more about the project, you can email Thomas Hyland below.