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Winners Announced 2022

Very Short Film Festival Winners Announced

The Very Short Film Festival is delighted to announce the winners for the 2022 national competition. The festival is a vehicle for social change – a place where diverse voices are front and centre in an environment full of opportunity. Using the power of storytelling through film, the festival provides a chance for creative sides to be discovered and encourages all sorts of stories to be told and shared. Justin Kurzel says, ‘The quality of films at the festival are really exceptional. I am just so pleased I had the pleasure of judging such a unique festival here in Australia.’ Open Category Winner : Mark Bernard ‘New Life’ (Vic)  Junior Category Winner : Javhis Loveday and Joy Ben Hur ‘Home’ (Aged 21, NSW) Open Category Second : Matthew Newton and Anna Brozek ‘Spring Release’ (Tas), Third : Adam Bigum, Dan Farmer, Ramas McRae ‘The Hunted’ (Vic) Junior Category Second : Anika Jocumsen ‘Under the Rainbow’ (Aged 18, QLD) Third : Lily Lunder (Aged 17), Koko Crozier (Aged 18): The Backwater (Vic). All films can now be viewed online. As part of the prize, the two winning films are featured on Guardian Australia website for one month.