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Congratulations Best MIFF Shorts Winners!
09/08/2008

The Best MIFF Shorts winners were announced last night at the RMIT Capitol Theatre. Congratulations to all the winners...


Best MIFF Shorts
City of Melbourne Grand Prix for Best Short Film ($7000)
DENNIS (DENMARK)Directed by Mads Matthiesen

Melbourne Airport Emerging Australian Filmmaker ($5000 + airfare to an international festival)
HELL’S GATES (AUSTRALIA) Directed by Jonathan auf der Heide

Film Victoria Erwin Rado Award for Best Australian Short Film ($5000)
296 SMITH STREET (AUSTRALIA) Directed by John Evagora

Nova Cinemas Award for Creative Excellence in an Australian Short Film ($3000)
MUTT (AUSTRALIA) Animation Directed by Glen Hunwick
I LOVE SARAH JANE (AUSTRALIA) Directed by Spencer Susser

Best Fiction ($3000)
TWO BIRDS (Iceland) Directed by Runar Runarsson

Best Documentary ($3000)
HEART (AUSTRALIA) Directed by Amy Gebhardt

Best Animation ($3000)
I AM THE WALRUS (CANADA) Directed by Josh Raskin
JOHN AND KAREN (UK) Directed by Matthew Walker

Best Experimental Short Films ($3000)
MUMBLER (BELGIUM) Directed by Marc Roels and Wim Reygaert

Best Student Production ($3000)
HELL’S GATES (AUSTRALIA) Directed by Jonathan auf der Heide

Panavision Best Australian Achievement in Cinematography ($1000 + $5000 in-kind)
THE GROUND BENEATH (NSW) Simon Chapmen

Australian Writer’s Guild Award for best short Screenplay ($1000)
296 SMITH STREET (AUSTRALIA) John Evagora

Avid Technology for best achievement in Editing ($1000 + $2,500 in-kind)
JERRYCAN (AUSTRALIA) Jack Hutchings

Shannon’s Way Award for Short Film Promoting Human Rights ($1000)
NEW BOY Directed by Steph Green

Performance Award – Special Citation
Steve Mousakis and Tony Niholakopoulos for 296 SMITH STREET

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