Winners Named at Canberra Short Film Festival

September 21, 2016
The Trophy Thief, Whoever Was Using This Bed and others lauded at 21st CSFF.

The 21st Canberra Short Film Festival is over, and a number of commendable films took home prizes over the weekend. The Trophy Thief was the big winner, handily picking up Best Canberra Film and Best Acting for Isaac Natoli in the Canberra Craft category, while Whoever Was Using This Bed took home Best Director for Andrew Kotatko and Best Actor for Jean-Marc Barr in the National Craft Awards category. Other winners include Wifey Redux and music video Frank Sinatra. The full list of winners is as follows:Best Canberra Film – The Trophy Thief – Dave Edwardz

Best Documentary – My Invisible Mother – Pascal Huynh
Best Music Video – Frank Sinatra – Marisa Martin
Best Animation – Balloon Ride – Evan Hughes
Best International Film – Wifey Redux – Robert McKeon
Best National Film – Inanimate – Ana Jimenez
Best 2 Minute Film – Double Blind – Zenon Kohler

International Category Craft Awards
Best International Film – Wifey Redux – Robert McKeon
Best Director – Wifey Redux – Robert McKeon
Best Sound Design – Behind the Wall – Arjun G. Sheth
Best Cinematography – Lost Face – Sean Meehan
Best Screenplay – Cub – Jamie Lawrence
Best Production Design – Behind the Wall – James Bartol

National Category Craft Awards
Best National Film – Inanimate – Ana Jimenez
Best Director – Whoever Was Using This Bed – Andrew Kotatko
Best Cinematography – Driftwood Dustmites – Burak Oguz Saguner
Best Editing – Not Real – Michael Nicholls
Best Screenplay – Rice Balls – Shingo Usami
Best Score – Black Cat – Alex Pozniak
Best Actor – Whoever Was Using This Bed – Jean-Marc Barr
Best Actress – Deepest Sympathy – Annie Lumsden

Canberra Category Craft Awards
Best Canberra Film – The Trophy Thief – Dave Edwardz
Best Director – Scars – Bruce Davie
Best Cinemarography – With Little Hope – Adam Lynch
Best Editing – Warm Up – Declan Shrubb
Best Screenplay – Life On The Inside – Luke Paterson
Best Acting – The Trophy Thief – Isaac Natoli
Best Sound – Weston – Liam Newton

Two Minute Film Awards
Best Two Minute Film – Double Blind – Zenon Kohler
Highly Commended – Pizza Man – Jeremy Teh
Highly Commended – Am I Alone – Daniel Goodridge

Music Video Commendations
Best Music Video – Frank Sinatra – Marisa Martin
Highly Commended – Wide Awake – Lief Liebmann
Highly Commended – Keoma/Black – Aviv Kosloff
Highly Commended – Born Again – Nicolas Dunn

Animation Awards
Best Animation – Balloon Ride – Evan Hughes
Runner Up Animation – World Wheel – Carly Wight

Commendations
Highly Commended – Through My Eyes – Zoe Carzino
Under 18 Highly Commended – Fatale – Evie Friedrich

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