Australian genre film fest announces 48 hour film challenge winners.
SHOCK is proud to serve as one of the sponsors of Tasmania’s Stranger With My Face International Film Festival, an expansive, innovative genre film festival that celebrates filmmakers (with a focus on women filmmaker) from not just its native Australia, but from around the world.
A component of the fest in the 48 Hour Tasploitation Film Challenge, in which burgeoning cinema-slingers had exactly 2 days to make a movie.
Here are the list of winners. Stay tuned to SHOCK as well be profiling the winning directors and their films individually in the coming weeks.
Jury Award for Best Film:
THE THINGS WE TAKE BY THE DYING ARTS
Audience Choice Award:
THE THIN WHITE DUKE
Cooper Screen Academy Best Actor Award:
Simone Dobber in 271 REF: C12
Special Award (Best Score):
Matthew Taylor for FEATHERHEAD
Tasmaniana Award (for a film that incorporates a specifically Tasmanian aspect in the most original or interesting way):
Barbara Creed Award (for a film that reflects on gender issues in a thoughtful or clever way):
Next Generation Award (for an outstanding film made by a team which includes an under 16 year old filmmaker working in a key role):
As we said, well be doing mini-spotlight on the filmmakers and sharing their films over the next few weeks so stay tuned to SHOCK for the best in cutting edge indie/experimental filmmaking.
And visit the official fest site for more SWMF fest info.