Booming short-film pageant celebrates winners

Danielle King in Canberra movie, “Echo Pines.”

WINNERS within the 27th Canberra Brief Movie Pageant have been introduced  at a packed occasion at Dendy final evening (November 19).

Among the many winners was Stephanie Begg’s “Echo Pines,” for which she gained greatest director within the Canberra class and Barry Jarrot gained greatest manufacturing design, wherein rookie Detective Barnes (Danielle King) takes the lead on a lacking little one case, solely to come across a punch of unexplainable phenomena in a forest clearly close to Canberra and getting no assist from her fellow officers.

Finest Movie of the Pageant went to “Acts for the Invisible”, directed and written by Kate Vinen, which appears at Alistair Trung,  one among Australia’s most celebrated trend designers, who grapples with the  which means of grief after his life companion dies.


Nationwide Class winner was “Amissa Anima,” a brief drama directed by Tatiana Doroshenko the place 4 boys survive on the evening streets of St Kilda in Australia within the ’80s till an act of betrayal pushes the boys to take motion

Pageant director, John Frohlich stated the 2022 occasion had been its largest pageant, with greater than 600 submissions, together with greater than 70 from the ACT, with 215 movies from 21 international locations screened.

It was, he stated, proof obvious that the short-film format is having a resurgence, attributable to its extra artistic, accessible and unbiased format than seen in function movie or tv.

Yet another class, “Smith’s Brief Shorts,” will probably be introduced tonight (November 20), after the finale screening at Smith’s Various.

Successful and recommended movies 

 Finest Movie of the Pageant

Acts for the Invisible

Nationwide Class

Finest Movie: Amissa Anima

Finest Director: Tatiana Doroshenko – Amissa Anima

Finest Screenplay: Ismail Khan – Sunnies

Finest Enhancing: Raymond J Evans – Mars

Finest Cinematography: Petra Leslie – Acts for the Invisible

Finest Manufacturing Design: Barry Jarrot – Hermit

Finest Sound: Nest

Finest SFX/VFX: Shudder

Finest Comedy: Hatchback

Finest Actor: Mitchell Brotz – Animal Work

Finest Actress: Claudia Hruschka – Jungle

Rising Expertise: The Get together Job

Extremely Counseled:

Laughter Membership

Encourage Me

Sundown Nation

Worldwide Class

Finest Movie: Protected As Homes

Finest Director: Kohei Hirota – Falling in Love with A#

Finest Artwork Path: Fishwife

Finest Cinematography: Hunros Jorna

Finest Screenplay: Fabien Ara – Fairyocious

Innovation & Creativity Award: As soon as I Handed

Finest Rating: Martin Gerigk – As soon as I Handed

Finest Sound Design: Mohammad Okay Alavi – Silence Once more

Finest Enhancing: Jean-Baptiste Guignot – Freefall

Finest Actress: Lauren Corah – Jackson

Finest Manufacturing Design: Carlos Flores – Distance of Time


Human Rights Award: Water, Wind, Mud, Bread

Extremely Counseled:

The Savior


The Discovering

Break up Ends

Silence Once more


Finest Movie: The Energy of Love

Finest Director: Stephanie Begg – Echo Pines

Finest Cinematography: Cameron Dunlop – Mud Cloud

Finest Enhancing: The Energy of Love

Finest Rating: Not All the things’s About You

Finest Manufacturing Design: Barry Jarrot – Echo Pines

Finest Actor: Jacob Brede – BLOOMIN’ (alex’s monologue)

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Finest Actress: Danielle King – Echo Pines

Finest Screenplay: Maura Pierlot – Fragments Collection

Rising Expertise: Zain Oskar Brown – Concrete Cylinders

Finest TV or Net Collection: Dan Sanguinetti – Fragments Collection

Finest Comedy: Not All the things is About You

Finest VFX: Echo Pines

Finest SFX: Violet Daze

Extremely Counseled:

A Letter Dwelling

BLOOMIN’ (alex’s monologue)

Music Video

Finest Worldwide MV: David Lindmer // Omen

Finest Nationwide MV: Let’s Make a Child – The Maes

Finest MV: Ain’t Many Like Lenny – CJ Shaw

Extremely Counseled

Hippo – The Lazy Eyes

Alaska – Holly George

Mess of Iguanas – Entangled

Steel Bruises – Effie Li

First Nations Tales

Finest Movie: Mikayla

Extremely Counseled

Mourning Nation



The Yapas


Finest Movie: Saturation

Finest Nationwide Animation: Nervousness

Finest Canberra Animation: Ain’t Many Like Lenny

Finest Colleges/U18s Animation: Below the Mattress

Extremely Counseled

Our Picture Memento

Memento Mori


Blow Out

The Statue


Finest Worldwide Doc: Not Like You

Finest Nationwide Doc: Acts For The Invisible (trophy)

Finest Colleges/U18s Doc: The Rock Pool Waltz

Extremely Counseled:

Encourage Me




Finest Experimental: The Value

Finest Nationwide: 101 Days of Lockdown

Finest Worldwide: As soon as I Handed

Extremely Counseled


The One Who Went South

Earthquake with out Richter

2-Minute Movie

Finest Nationwide: Kudzu

Finest Worldwide: Leo

Finest Canberra: The way to do Laundry

Extremely Counseled

Fortunate Dumplings

Defy the Odds

Strictly Rest room

Methane: An Underdog Villain of World Warming

Colleges/Below 18

Finest movie: The Rock Pool Waltz

Extremely Counseled

Devoted Avenue

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The Multigrain Murders


The Name

Spiritus Awards

The Sanctuary

Mourning Nation

The Rock Pool Waltz (Junior Award)

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Ian Meikle, editor