2019 selection

WINNER - Best Short Film

Answer

Directed by Adam Palmer

A lonely man confronts his past after his ex leaves a voicemail on his answer machine.

Trailer

Q&A with Adam Palmer

FINALIST

Bad Mother

Directed by Marnie Baxter/Nicola Stuart-Hill

Based on the true story of a mother at the end of her tether who finds understanding and solace from a stranger on the beach.

 

 

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Early Days

Directed by Nessa Wrafter

A short drama about a new mother, Kate. In the days following her return from hospital, she’s rocked by finding her world altered beyond recognition.

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Futures

Directed by Daniel Marc Janes

A tense moral thriller about fast money and predatory behaviour. Leo, a swaggering trader in the City of London, is an unreconstructed alpha male. Recently promoted, he wants to pursue riskier trades and bullies his underlings into going along with him.

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Jade

Directed by Angie Fleming

Set in 1960s Australia, JADE is about a isolated young girl, who must find the courage to escape the clutches of her abusive father in a harrowing tale of survival.

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Last Call

Directed by Harrington Day

A married couple struggle to come to terms with the recent tragic death of their six year old daughter. The young man responsible walks free from court but returns home only to find his dysfunctional family adding to his mental condition.

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Parting Gifts

Directed by David Yorke

Two exes agree to meet up and exchange belongings, only for old passions and argument to resurface - all hinging around one last item neither are happy to let go.

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Q&A with David Yorke

FINALIST

Tides

Directed by Ben Wicks

A woman reminisces about her life and the adventures she used to have.

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Two

Directed by Kenneth O'Toole

An unexpected turn of events leaves one young gay man with an experience that he will never forget. A short drama that explores themes of homosexuality and race in city of London.

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