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Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2023

winner form y separately published work icon Talk to Me Danny Philippou , Michael Beck , ( dir. Danny Philippou et. al. )agent South Australia : Causeway Films , 2023 24535453 2023 single work film/TV horror

'Teenager Mia becomes hooked on the thrills of conjuring spirits through a disembodied hand, but when she is confronted by a soul claiming to be her dead mother, she becomes plagued by supernatural visions that threaten to splinter her reality and force her to decide who to trust: the dead or the living.'

Source: South Australian Film Corporation.

Year: 2022

winner form y separately published work icon The Stranger Tom Wright , ( dir. Tom Wright ) South Australia : Anonymous Content See Saw Films , 2022 24377188 2022 single work film/TV thriller

'A friendship forms between two strangers. For Henry Teague (Sean Harris), worn down by a lifetime of physical labour, this is a dream come true. His new friend Mark (Joel Edgerton) becomes his saviour and ally. However, neither is who they appear to be, each carry secrets that threaten to ruin them – and in the background, one of the nation’s largest police operations is closing in.'

Source: See Saw Films.

Year: 2020

winner form y separately published work icon Babyteeth Rita Kalnejais , ( dir. Shannon Murphy ) Australia : Whitefalk Films , 2019 13197206 2019 single work film/TV

'When seriously ill teenager Milla Finlay falls in love with smalltime drug dealer Moses, it’s her parents’ worst nightmare. But as Milla’s first brush with love brings her a new lust for life, things get messy and traditional morals go out the window. Milla shows everyone in her orbit—her parents, Moses, a sensitive music teacher, a budding child violinist, and a disarmingly honest pregnant neighbor—how to live like you have nothing to lose. What might have been a disaster for the Finlay family instead leads to letting go and finding grace in the glorious chaos of life. Babyteeth joyously explores how good it is not to be dead and how far we will go for love.'

Source: Venice International Film Festival.