Closing Night

Closing Night is an invitation-only event.

The 35th St Kilda Film Festival draws to a close with the Closing Night Awards Ceremony. Filmmakers in the Top 100 Competition will contend for a prize pool valued at over $50,000 in cash and in-kind services. Judged by industry professionals, the awards cover a wide range of filmmaking crafts, with the Best Short Film taking home a $10,000 cash prize courtesy of the City of Port Phillip.

2018 NOMINEES ANNOUNCED!

 

BEST SHORT FILM

$10,000 cash prize

CoPP

CRAFT AWARD

$2,000 cash prize

FILM VICTORIA

BEST DIRECTOR

$2,000 cash prize from AFTRS plus an Australian Directors Guild member pack

ADG
AFTRS

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN INDIGENOUS FILMMAKING

Three 12-month subscriptions to Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe

Best Documentary

An Australian International Documentary Conference sessions pass

AIDC

Best Comedy

$2,000 worth of equipment hire

Lemac

Best Young Actor

$500 cash prize, plus ongoing agency representation

Profile

Best Actor

$1,000 cash prize

Chameleon Casting

Best Achievement in Visual Effects

$1,800 in-kind on selected services from Artisan

Artisan

Best Achievement in Screenplay

$1000 cash prize, plus one digital copy of Final Draft and one year of Associate Membership to the Australian Writers Guild


Best Achievement in Editing

$3,000 in-kind services from Roar Digital, plus an Australian Screen Editors Guild member pack

ROAR

Best Achievement in Cinematography

An ACS member pack, plus a BlackMagic URSA Viewfinder, VLock Battery Plate and URSA Mini Shoulder Kit $11,070.

Blackmagic

Best Original Score

$2,000 cash prize

APRA AMCOS

Best Achievement in Sound Post Production

$2,000 in-kind services from Music and Effects

Music and Effects

Best Animation

$1000 in venue hire, drinks and food for a film project, from Loop.

LOOP

Audience Choice Award

$2000 in credit for all finishing and dubbing services at Post Lab IO

Post Lab

Under the Radar – Best Youth Short Film

$1,000 cash prize + RMIT certificate

RMIT
Republica – St Kilda Venues