September 21 - 27, 2014: Issue 181
24/7 Youth Film Festival 2014 Winners of Young Film-Makers Competition
Some 200 people attended the 24/7 Youth Film Festival Final Awards Night on Sunday 14 September where winners of the 2014 competition were announced.
The 24/7 film festival in its 12th year encourages young residents of Mosman, Manly, Warringah and Pittwater to produce a seven minute film within 24 hours.
The finale of the festival was held this weekend, where the winners were announced and presented with their awards. The winners are:
People’s Choice – Stew
Best Sound - Stew
Most Original Film – Invisible Walls
Best Cinematography –Stew
Best Editing – Invisible Walls
Best Male Actor – Todd Hodgkins
Best Female Actor – Claire Stokes
Junior Encouragement Award - Captain Cook Australia
Best Script – Stew
Best Film Under 18 Years – Invisible Walls
Best Film - Invisible Walls
Mac & Me, Metro Screen, AMF. Miller, Adobe, Screen Actors Workshop, Screen Actors Workshop, Video Craft, AFTRS, Channel 7 and SHOROC provided prizes worth more than $10,000.
Long-time judge Pieter de Vries, addressed the young film makers attending the awards night, praising the quality of their submissions and providing them with valuable feedback and tips for future filmmaking.
In the lead up to the competition weekend, free workshops were provided to entrants providing coaching by professionals in script-writing, acting, post-production and cinematography in preparation for their film.
The 24/7 Youth Film Festival is run annually during September and supported by Manly, Mosman, Pittwater and Warringah Councils. Information relating to the competition and winners can be found at www.247youthfilmfestival.tumblr.com
Picture courtesy Warringah Council