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Winners

2014 winner (Generations 14plus) form y separately published work icon 52 Tuesdays Matthew Cormack , Sophie Hyde , ( dir. Sophie Hyde ) Australia : Closer Productions , 2014 6778858 2014 single work film/TV

'16-year-old Billie's reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons. Filmed over the course of a year, once a week, every week - only on Tuesdays - these unique filmmaking rules bring a rare authenticity to this emotionally charged exploration of desire, responsibility and transformation.'

2013 winner (Best Debut Film) form y separately published work icon The Rocket Die Rakete Kim Mordaunt , ( dir. Kim Mordaunt ) Australia : Red Lamp Films , 2012 Z1908219 2012 single work film/TV 'A boy who is believed to bring bad luck to everyone around him leads his family and a couple of ragged misfits through Laos to find a new home. After a calamity-filled journey, to prove he's not cursed he builds a giant rocket to enter the most lucrative but dangerous competition of the year: the Rocket Festival.' (Source: Screen Australia website)
2013 winner (Amnesty International Film Prize) form y separately published work icon The Rocket Die Rakete Kim Mordaunt , ( dir. Kim Mordaunt ) Australia : Red Lamp Films , 2012 Z1908219 2012 single work film/TV 'A boy who is believed to bring bad luck to everyone around him leads his family and a couple of ragged misfits through Laos to find a new home. After a calamity-filled journey, to prove he's not cursed he builds a giant rocket to enter the most lucrative but dangerous competition of the year: the Rocket Festival.' (Source: Screen Australia website)
2013 winner (Crystal Bear) form y separately published work icon The Rocket Die Rakete Kim Mordaunt , ( dir. Kim Mordaunt ) Australia : Red Lamp Films , 2012 Z1908219 2012 single work film/TV 'A boy who is believed to bring bad luck to everyone around him leads his family and a couple of ragged misfits through Laos to find a new home. After a calamity-filled journey, to prove he's not cursed he builds a giant rocket to enter the most lucrative but dangerous competition of the year: the Rocket Festival.' (Source: Screen Australia website)
Generation Kplus - Best Film
2012 form y separately published work icon Bino Billie Pleffer , ( dir. Billie Pleffer ) Melbourne : 2011 Z1843940 2011 single work film/TV children's young adult The film 'follows an albino boy’s realisation of an essential truth following a bizarre chance encounter with an Irish wolfhound.' Source: http://if.com.au/ (Sighted 12/02/2012) Special Mention from the Generation Kplus Children’s Jury.
2012 winner (Crystal Bear Best Short Film) form y separately published work icon Julian Matthew Moore , ( dir. Matthew Moore ) 2012 Randwick : Year of the Rabbit Films , 2012 Z1843801 2012 single work film/TV young adult 'Set in a year 4 classroom in 1981 Julian explores a day in the life of a 9 year old boy. Julian's need to speak his truth and his strong urge to do what he thinks is right begins to unravel his world. How does Julian deal with a bully, an impatient teacher turning a blind eye and a Principal with a secret? As Julian faces these challenges we begin to see qualities emerge that will inform the man he is to become.' Source: http://www.flickerfest.com.au/ (Sighted 22/02/2012).
2010 winner (Generation Kplus) form y separately published work icon Franswa Sharl Hannah Hilliard , Greg Logan , ( dir. Hannah Hilliard ) Australia : 2009 Z1670380 2009 single work film/TV humour
2005 winner (Panorama Best Short Film) form y separately published work icon Green Bush Warwick Thornton , ( dir. Warwick Thornton ) CAAMA Productions , 2005 Z1262751 2005 single work film/TV (taught in 1 units) Over one heartbreaking night, radio DJ Kenny discovers that his job at an Aboriginal radio station is about more than just playing music. He jokes that his programme is broadcast to a captive audience, namely the local prison.
2005 winner (Crystal Bear) form y separately published work icon The Djarn Djarns Wayne Blair , ( dir. Wayne Blair ) Sydney : RB Films , 2005 Z1519509 2005 single work film/TV 'A comedy drama very much suited for young people, The Djarn Djarns is a dance film with a sports feel, and the possibility of young people particpating in their cultural heritage is a very pertinent subject.' (Film Notes)
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