A Song for Skyla

2023 | Australia | 9 mins | 1.85:1
Genre: Romantic Comedy | Heartwarmer
Themes: Disability | Love | Relationships
Disability represented on screen: Autism Spectrum Disorder | Neurodiverse
Language: English, with Closed Captioning available

Synopsis: Ben is a hopeless romantic and wants to date his best friend, Skyla. He prepares a picture-perfect picnic to pop the question, but Skyla is not interested in dating someone with Autism, as she too has Autism and dating is hard enough.


Skyla – Mary Hossack
Ben – Miles Barton


Director – Martha Goddard
Writer – Martha Goddard in collaboration with Bus Stop Films students
Producer – Dianna La Grassa
Cinematographer – Shing Fung Cheung
Production Design – Matti Crocker
Editor – Stu Mannion
Sound Design – Tfer Newsome
Composer – Daniel O’Brien