Rebekah Pitt, John Graham & Christine Peacock

Rebekah Pitt is a Yidinji woman from the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland. While making this short film Rebekah was in her third year of study in Communication Design (Animation), at Queensland University of Technology. Rebekah teamed up with writer John Graham to produce “Boy and Moth” for the Cross My Country event as a part of Colourised Festival 2005 – corridors.

Award winning published poet John Graham, Kombumerri, lives on the Gold Coast. Writer of "Boy and Moth", animated by Rebekah Pitt. John has recently begun to write stories and is also a published poet, as well as an accomplished artist and musician.

Christine Peacock is a descendent of Erub in the Torres Strait Islands. She is a writer, producer, director for Brisbane based arts media organisation Uniikup Productions Ltd., t/a Murriimage Community Video and Film Service. Christine is also the Director of the Colourised Film Festival, an Indigenous bi-annual event in Brisbane, which commissioned these animations in 2005, with funding support from the Brisbane City Council.

The Boy Who Had The Magic Word and The Whispering Moth

This is a contemporary myth, or re-Dreaming, which works to reinforce existing ideas—about secret words and sacred knowledge—by connecting ancient storytelling traditions with contemporary animation and literary practice.

an animation by Rebekah Pitt, John Graham and Christine Peacock.