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The winner will receive a cash prize of $5000 and a custom-made Geoffrey Drake-Brockman Wasa trophy..
Last year.s winner, producer Lauren Brunswick (Top Knot Detective) said the value of the award lived within its ability to empower other emerging filmmakers to feel they could achieve their ambitions.
"The feat of beginning a career becomes more manageable when we feel someone has tackled it before us. A spotlight of this nature allowed me to meet more people within the film community, feel the enormous support they offer, and remember to whittle the pressures of our aspirations down to a series of steps that we must collectively be brave to undertake,". she said. »
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Shan and Kate. Aussie short Shan and Kate will make its world premiere at the Palm Springs International ShortFest this week.
The Academy Award accredited Shortfest is the largest of its kind in North America, screening over 300 films. Speaking to If from Palm Springs, producer Bronte Jovevski described debuting at the festival as a .literal dream come true.. .We.re still pinching ourselves,. she said. Set in 1996, Shan and Kate is a teen comedy that follows best friends Shan (Jenna Owen, Puberty Blues) and Kate (Chelsea Williamson, The Reckoning, Broken Contract), through the school week leading up to their first big high school party. .It.s very much a movie about best friendship and dealing with crushes,. said Jovevski. The short was written and directed by Jovevski.s own best friend, Zoë Rae (Slaughterhouse Bride). The screenplay was based on a story that Jovevski wrote while studying at Uts. .While »
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