Australian director Zak Hilditch’s apocalyptic party film These Final Hours has scored a big deal at the Cannes Film Market, securing a North American distribution deal with Well Go USA.

Hilditch’s film screened in the Director’s Fortnight sidebar of the Cannes Film Festival and is also eligible for the Camera d’Or for a first film.

These Final Hours follows a party boy around the suburbs of Perth as the population awaits the arrival of an airborne catastrophe that is making its way across the globe. His plans to spend the day partying into the oblivion are cut short when he crosses paths with a young girl searching for her father.

Read our review of These Final Hours

Watch an interview with director Zak Hilditch below: