Play It Safe | 2015 | Narrative Feature | Writer, Director, Producer

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"This new film will resonate with every struggling musician you know." -

"Play it Safe is what I want other Australian films to aspire to. Pahlow has created a film that is refreshingly real and startlingly engaging... there’s an authenticity that a lot of films struggle to achieve, with all the emotion, conflict and woes that come along with being twenty-something." - Sharona Lin, Pop Culture-Y

"A sharp-witted and effortlessly quirky dramatic comedy that’s deftly judged and hugely likeable... With Play It Safe Pahlow marks himself out as a director to watch and an exciting new talent who’s not afraid to follow a curve ball." - Stephen A Russell, The Lowdown Under

"First time director Chris Pahlow is a talent to watch... Play It Safe is a film to relish – something fresh and brave but with likeable characters you'll easily engage with, and a heartfelt connection to the city of Melbourne and its vibrant music scene. " - Sharon Hurst, Cinephillia