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

Picture courtesy Warringah Council