Winner of Best Student Film
Director: Katie Witchard
Producer: Katie Witchard
Cinematographers: Josh Wheatley
Editor: Karan Mandhian
Western Culture has seen the demise of many initiations that in earlier times confirmed adulthood and strength for civilisations. This short documentary examines the practice of 'Suspension' as an appropriation of an ancient ritual and how it serves today to create community, clarify and an affirmation of life.
Winner of Treehouse Award
Director: Chih-Kuang Tu
Producer: Chih-Kuang Tu
Scriptwriter: Chih-Kuang Tu
Cinematographers: Sarah Vaughan
Editor: Chih-Kuang Tu
Anne Lui, James Du
Chia-Ming moves to Australia with her family. The whole family is excited about the new life except Chia-Ming…
Winner of Best Independent Film
Director: Eve Spence
Producer: Liam Branagan
Scriptwriter: Eve Spence
Cinematographers: David Burr ACS
Editor: Tanya Trochoulias
Sam Gorman, Isaac Gorman, Tom Walters, Murphy
Making friends can be a dangerous venture.
Two young brothers trespassing on a building site are chased and cornered by a guard dog. Rescued by the dog's unlikely master, Floyd, the boys enter his worldly 'playground' where a fragile friendship is formed and tested.
Winner of Director's Choice
Director: Vincent Taylor
Producer: Vincent Taylor
Scriptwriter: Vincent Taylor
Cinematographers: Marcus Dineen
Editor: Paul Williamson
Brendon O'Connor, Terri Brabon
A motel room, a heatwave and a conversation.
Winner of the JVC Award
One Shoe Billy
Director: Aidan Keogh
Producer: Aidan Keogh, Joanne & Brian Keogh
Scriptwriter: Aidan Keogh
Cinematographers: Aidan Keogh
Editor: Aidan Keogh
Evan Morgan Grahame,Callum lofts,Jordan Gallerway,Tim Shelley, Alex Rapley, Aidan Keogh
A light hearted tale about over coming adversity and handball.