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Best Short Fiction Film
Subcategory of Australian Film Institute Awards
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Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2010

winner form y separately published work icon The Kiss Ashlee Page , ( dir. Ashlee Page ) Australia : Sacred Cow Films , 2010 Z1780975 2010 single work film/TV

'Returning home through the scrub after a night out two teenage girls seek respite from the stifling heat. Fuelled by cheap alcohol and teenage hormones they make their way to an isolated fire-water tank, lured by the promise of cool water. Once inside the tank the intimate mood takes a dangerous turn when they discover they are trapped with no way out.'

Source: (Sighted 23/05/2011).

Year: 2008

winner form y separately published work icon Jerrycan Julius Avery , ( dir. Julius Avery ) 2008 Z1516634 2008 single work film/TV

Year: 2007

winner form y separately published work icon Spike Up Anthony Maras , ( dir. Anthony Maras ) Adelaide : AntHouse Films , 2007 Z1601968 2007 single work film/TV A tale of family, friendship and international drug mules. (Internet Movie Database record)

Year: 2005

winner form y separately published work icon Jewboy Tony Krawitz , ( dir. Tony Krawitz ) 2005 Australia : Porchlight Films , 2005 Z1189274 2005 single work film/TV

'After the death of his father, Yuri returns from Israel to the strict Chasidic community of Sydney. Losing his faith in Judaism, he rejects his former girlfriend Rivka and starts driving taxis. He falls for Sarita and in his grieving state takes much more from their budding friendship than she does. In his confused search for intimacy he ends up in some of the least intimate spaces, like porn shops and peepshows. Jewboy is a film about a young man's search for his place in the world, his family and his faith.'

Source: Publisher's synopsis.

Year: 2000

winner form y separately published work icon Confessions of a Headhunter Confessions of a Head Hunter Archie Weller , Sally Riley , ( dir. Sally Riley ) South Melbourne : Australian Film Institute , 2000 Z1465746 2000 single work film/TV 'Frank and Vinnie are modern day headhunters. They don't just want any heads, they want famous heads, heads with a price on them. Confessions of a Headhunter is a thought provoking and political exploration of the way in which iconic representations of Australia's history have typically masked indigenous realities and glorified injustice.' Source: Libraries Australia. (Sighted 05/02/2008).