The votes have been tallied and the critics have had their say… Congratulations to all of our winners, and thank you to everyone who watched and voted!
$2000 CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARD WINNER:
Rosie O’Rosey’s Big Speech, by Sheraden Robins
Our panel of industry experts gathered at the offices of Screen Australia to view all of the films and pick the winner of the $2000 major prize. They all agreed that Rosie O’Rosey’s Big Speech was clever, funny, beautifully animated, and a uniquely Australian story. Congratulations to Producer Sheraden Robins and her team!
The judging panel this year included:
- Jason Van Genderen – from Treehouse Creative. Winner of the Nokia Music Prize Sundance London 2013, Runner Up Tropfest 2012 and Winner Tropfest New York 2008.
- Dave Taylor – Managing Director, Ink Project. One of the country’s leading creative agencies, winners of over 100 industry awards in Australia and overseas.
- Graham Burrells – Creative Director, Foxtel Movies and Premium Drama.
- Phyllisse Stanton – CEO Aurora Community Channel.
The remaining winners were selected by the public. Thousands of votes were cast, and here are the films YOU selected:
The “Best of the Rest”, a collection of finalists and outstanding entries from the entire festival, will be screened on Aurora Channel 183 FOXTEL on Sundays in June at 8pm.