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2015 Sunshine Short Film Festival News

Free Screen Skills Workshops for people aged 12 to 25

Film Skills Workshops 2015

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Winners 2015 Sunshine Short Film Festival

Winners of the 2015 Sunshine Short Film Festival

Congratulations to all entrants to this year's festival on a great night's entertainment. Some stunning takes on this year's super hero theme and loads of great cinematography, visual design expertise and mayhem for all to appreciate! And taaa daa, the winners of this year's 2015 Sunshine Short Film Festival

Audience Vote: Primary School Category: Banjo Swann for Solve Man

Audience Vote: Secondary School Category: Patrick Ilagan for Imagination of a Hero

Audience Vote: Open Category: Hayley Adams for Ms Mighty

Judges’ Award for Best Film: Chris Broadstock for Super Daughter

Academy of Design Australia Award: Connick Cheung for Super Ted

Stay on our mailing list for updates about watching movies from this year's festival on youtube and the theme for next year's festival!

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2015 Festival Primary School Screening 6.00pm

Little Super HeroThis year Primary School films will screen at a special session at 6pm Friday 30th Oct at Village Cinemas Sunshine.

Entry for Primary School students is free. All other seats are $15.00

Tickets for the Primary School session are not available from the box office or Village on-line and can only be purchased by cash on the night at the SSFF desk (not at the box office).

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Films that screened at the 2015 SSFF

Super Heros 2015

Primary School Category (Screened at Village Cinemas Sunshine 30th Oct 2015)

A Day in the Life of Justice Dog

Brayden Dowd

Lil Superheroes

Tom Vogel

Rubbish Man

Ryan-Jay Campbell

Super Sneeze

Cabramatta Primary School

Super Tales

Cabramatta Primary School

The Super Fantastic

Cabramatta Primary School

The School Yard

Truganina Primary School

Finding Superhero in You

Meikah Mercieca

The Power Maker

Orlando Catoggio

Super Hugo

Liz Dalgleish

Solve Man

Banjo Swan

Secondary School Category (Screened at Village Cinemas Sunshine 30th Oct 2015)

First Time Superheroes

Zakanj Family

Imagination of a Hero

Patrick Ilagan

Professor Zavier's Zootent Zecademy

Chris Gioftsidis

The Arcane Aussies

Nathan Langridge

Masked

Lucy Murphy

The Tennis Ninja

Nicholas Crawford Smith & Oliver Bailey

Serum

Rederick Dio

The Adventures of Rap Man and Beat Boy

Dermot O’Brien

Dante

Dante Matakino, James Newton & Kami Gillick Lewis

Super Ted

Connick Cheung

Open Category (Screened at Village Cinemas Sunshine 30th Oct 2015)

Millennium Man

Andrew Robb

Black Rat

Perry Lam

Luke Nyght Origin

Chris Barnes

Echo

Brontae Keighery & Monica Caceres

Mightier Than The Sword

Christel Chia

Ms Mighty

Hayley Adams

Never Fear

Ned Madigan

Sgt. Verge

Kipp Scott & Anthony Woodford

Captain Diffusion

Jordan Webster

The Haircut

Leanne Sampson-Bowd

Super Daughter

Chris Broadstock

I Am Steve

Sebastian Chan

Platypus Man

Thomas Gruevksi

Top 5 Things to be a Superhero

Jayden Lunt

The Right Andrew Formossa

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SSFF 2015 poster

Help promote our festival: Download and print or share the screening poster.

Congratulations on a super heroic effort by all!

We have received a record number of film submissions including International and Interstate entries! See below the final selections that will screen at the 2015 Sunshine Short Film Festival on Friday 30th October 2015 at Village Cinemas Sunshine. With over $5,000 worth of prizes to be won we wish the best of luck to all entrants. Along with the judge’s award, voting for the best film is an audience vote so come out to support your favourite film. 

Main Festival Screening 7.30pm 30 Oct

Tickets for the main festival screening at 7.30 pm on Friday 30 October 2015 are available from Village Cinemas on-line or at the Box Office.

Main Festival Bookings

Primary School Screening 6.00pm 30 Oct

This year we have a special primary school festival screening at 6.00pm on Friday 30th October also at Village Cinemas Sunshine. There will be loads of prizes to be won. All primary school students get in for FREE. All other seats $15 purchased by cash on the night at the SSFF desk (not at the box office)

Primary School Bookings

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Free workshops for those aged 15 – 25

The Sunshine Short Film Festival in collaboration with Melton City Council Youth Services and Brimbank Youth Services are offering free Short Film Script Writing workshops in August.

Discover the art of story telling for the screen in these Free Scriptwriting workshops.

  • The Art of the Screen Story Saturday 1st August 2pm to 5pm
  • Short Film Script Masterclass Saturday 15th August 2pm to 5pm

The workshops are to be delivered in Footscray with free transportation offered from Melton and Caroline Springs.

For more information or to register your interest please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 9747 5373.

 

Free Script Writing Courses

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SSFF2015 launches!

Sunshine Super HeroesEntries are open from Friday 1st  May and will close Wednesday 30th September 2015

“Superhero” is the theme for the 2015 Sunshine Short Film Festival competition the only community based film festival in the west. Both budding and accomplished film makers are invited to enter an original film five minutes or less featuring their very own version of a Superhero real or imagined and compete for prizes worth up to $5,000.

The categories for entry this year are PRIMARY for those films that feature primary school children involved in key creative roles in the production (script, conception), SECONDARY for films that feature secondary school children in key creative roles production roles and the OPEN for everybody else.

Judging is by popular vote and there are lots of prizes to be won. The prize for the winning primary school entry is $500. There are three prizes for secondary school entries: 3rd place wins $500, 2nd place $1,000 and 1st place gets $2,000. The winner in the open category gets a grand $5,000. We also have a judge’s prize awarded for artistic and cinematic merit open to entries in all categories.

All finalists’ films will be screened at Village Cinemas Sunshine on Friday 30th October at a red carpet, gala event.

Bruce White, Chair of the Sunshine Business Association and Director SSFF is really looking forward to the 2015 festival. “We keep building on the success of the previous festivals. This year should be really exciting particularly with the superhero theme. We are surrounded by superheros” Bruce said “both people around us and in our own imaginations. We don’t want the ususal suspects but people’s own ideas of what makes a superhero.”

The Festival is sponsored by the Sunshine Business Association, Brimbank Council, Village Cinemas Sunshine, Academy of Design Australian and Open Channel.

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Call for Entries

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The fourth Sunshine Short Film Festival competition is open for entries.

“Superhero” is the theme for the 2015 Sunshine Short Film Festival competition, the only community based film festival in the West! Both budding and accomplished film makers are invited to enter an original film offive minutes or less duration and featuring their very own version of a Superhero real or imagined and compete for prizes worth up to $5,000.

Little Super HeroThe categories for entry this year are PRIMARY for those films that feature primary school children involved in key creative roles in the production, SECONDARY for films that feature secondary school children in key creative, production roles and OPEN for everybody else.

Judging is by popular vote and there are lots of prizes to be won! The prize for the winning primary school entry is $500. There are three prizes for secondary school entries: 3rd place wins $500, 2nd place $1,000 and 1st place gets $2,000. The winner in the open category gets a grand $5,000. We also have a judge’s prize awarded for artistic and cinematic merit open to entries in all categories.

There are going to be two screenings on FRIDAY 30TH OCTOBER at the Village Cinemas Sunshine. The Primary school category will have their gala festival screening in the afternoon (Time TBC) while the Secondary and Open category films will screen at an evening screening (Time TBC).

Entries close on Wednesday 30th September 2015 at 5pm.

 

Super Powers

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