Freshflix Film Festival 2018: Award Winners

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Picture this: The sun sets over Sydney's glittering Circular Quay and the Vivid lights are splashed across the Opera House, Customs House, the Harbour Bridge and the Museum of Contemporary art where the 2018 season of Freshflix gets underway for its seventh season! Holy bananas, it was one heck of a night!! The mind-bending views were only matched by the epic lineup of short films that graced the silver screen at this sold-out extravaganza of cinematic glory! 

Check out the 2018 nominees and winners below!

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best comedy

WINNER: Dolls - Clare & Jasmine Sladden

 
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Best Comedy Nominees:

He’s Isis - Mansoor Noor

Jim’s A Pineapple  - Chris Thompson

Please Do Not Feed The Ducks - Tim Goodwin

PRIZE: Freshflix Trophy, Final Draft License, Rode VideoMicPro, $250 Ozflix voucher


best DRAMA

WINNER: The Blue Ducks - Ellen Richardson

 
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Best Drama Nominees:

Scumbag - Gene Alberts

La Licorne - Chloe Boreham

Fenced - Sophie Hawkshaw

PRIZE: Freshflix Trophy, Final Draft Licence, Rode VideoMicPro, $250 Ozflix Voucher

 


best SOUND DESIGN

WINNER: ON - Jelena Sinic

 
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Best Sound Design Nominees:

Cut Off - Ryan Cauchi

Round Trip - Ren Thackham

Jim’s a Pineapple - Chris Thompson

PRIZE: Freshflix Trophy, $485 single production license thanks to Audio Network, $250 Ozflix voucher

 


best CINEMATOGRAPHY

WINNER: JIM'S A PINEAPPLE - TIM BARNSLEY

 
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Best Cinematography Nominees:

Round Trip - Susan Lumsdon

Scumbag - Samuel Vines

The Blue Ducks - Josh Mitchell-Frey

PRIZE: Freshflix Trophy, $300 Camera Hire Voucher, $250 Ozflix Voucher

 


best SCREENPLAY

WINNER: PLEASE DO NOT FEED THE DUCKS - PEaRCE HOSKINSON & TIM GOODWIN

 
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Best Screenplay Nominees:

Dolls - Clare and Jasmine Sladden

He’s Isis - Mansoor Noor

La Licorne - Chloe Boreham

PRIZE: Freshflix Trophy, Final Draft Licence, $250 Ozflix voucher

 


best PERFORMANCE

WINNER: LADYLIKE - EMMA HARVIE

 
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Best Performance Nominees:

Shot Clock - Richard Davies

La Licorne - Chloe Boreham

The Blue Ducks - Mia Barrett

PRIZE: Freshflix Trophy, Final Draft Licence, $250 Ozflix voucher


best DIRECTOR

WINNER: LA LICORNE - CHLOÉ BOREHAM

 
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Best Director Nominees:

The Blue Ducks - Ellen Richardson

Jim’s a Pineapple - Chris Thompson

Please Do Not Feed the Ducks - Tim Goodwin

PRIZE: Freshflix Trophy, Final Draft Licence, Rode VideoMicPro, $250 Ozflix voucher

 


NEXT BIG THING

WINNER: HE'S ISIS - MANSOOR NOOR

 
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Next Big Thing Nominees:

The Blue Ducks - Ellen Richardson

Cut Off - Ryan Cauchi

On - Jelena Sinic

PRIZE: Freshflix Trophy, Final Draft Licence, $200 hire voucher from Camera Hire, $250 Ozflix voucher

 


FEMALE FROTHER

WINNER: ROUND TRIP - REN THACKHAM

 
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Female Frother Nominees:

Dolls - Clare & Jasmine Sladden

Fenced - Sophie Hawkshaw

On - Jelena Sinic

PRIZE: Freshflix Trophy, Final Draft Licence, $250 Ozflix voucher, mentorship with Megan Riakos, President of WIFT NSW, FROTH championship ring

 


AUDIENCE CHOICE

WINNER: LADYLIKE - TEL BENJAMIN

 
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PRIZE: Freshflix Trophy, Ozflix $250 voucher


CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF OUR NOMINEES AND WINNERS!! WE LOVE YOU!!

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