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Love snacking on short films? Addicted to watching web series? Want to make the next big thing online? AACTA Shorts + Web Fest was made for you!

AACTA Shorts + Web Fest presented by MINI is a FREE two-day event hosted by THE FEED’s Jan Fran featuring masterclasses with world-class web and short form creators; screenings of Australia’s top short films, documentaries, animations and web series; Q&A interviews and unique insights from industry leaders, Stand-Up Comedy; and opportunities to connect with Australia’s biggest names in digital creation between sessions in the Festival Courtyard, filled with food trucks, pop-up bars and a live DJ.

Whether you’re a creative, a film lover or are keen to start creating online and short form content, you’ll find everything you’ll need at AACTA Shorts + Web Fest!

Venue: The Factory Theatre | 105 Victoria Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204

 

FEST HOST
JAN FRAN
Jan Fran is a journalist, TV presenter and internet commentator best known for hosting THE FEED on SBS VICELAND, MEDICINE OR MYTH on SBS and the podcasts Sexism and the City and The Few Who Do. She is the creator, writer and presenter of opinion segment THE FRANT, and her videos have been viewed more than 18 million times since she first started making them in late 2017.

PROGRAM


 

 

SHORTLISTS FOR 2019 AACTA AWARDS


SHORT FILM

  • DESERT DASH
  • THE EGG
  • THE PROJECTIONIST
  • REBOOTED
  • SNARE
  • YULUBIDYI – UNTIL THE END
 

SHORT ANIMATION

  • ACCENTS
  • DELLA MORTIKA: CAROUSEL OF SHAME
  • JASPER
  • PINCHPOT
  • SOHRAB AND RUSTUM
  • SOLE
 

SCRIPTED ONLINE VIDEO

  • AUNTY DONNA – GLENNRIDGE SECONDARY COLLEGE
  • CONTENT
  • KOALA MAN
  • LIFT
  • OVER AND OUT
  • ROBBIE HOOD
  • SARAH’S CHANNEL
 

SHORT DOCUMENTARY

  • DEMONIC
  • HOME FRONT – FACING AUSTRALIA’S CLIMATE EMERGENCY
  • LOST RAMBOS
  • SAVING SEAGRASS
  • WAR MOTHERS: UNBREAKABLE
  • WOVEN THREADS

For a complete guide on all Short Form Shortlists, download the PDF here.


HOST & SPEAKERS

JAN FRAN HOST
DANIELLE CORMACK PRESENTER
JAKE RYAN PRESENTER
BEC BIGNALL MODERATOR
VICTORIA WHARFE MCINTYRE MODERATOR
DALEY PEARSON SPEAKER
MICHELLE LAW SPEAKER
ADELE VUKO SPEAKER
MICHAEL CUSACK SPEAKER
CHRISTIAAN VAN VUUREN SPEAKER
LUCY GAFFY SPEAKER
STEF SMITH SPEAKER
JJ WINLOVE SPEAKER
PERUN BONSER SPEAKER
NICOLE COVENTRY SPEAKER
LOANI ARMAN SPEAKER
INGRID JOHNSTON SPEAKER
BOBBY ROMINA SPEAKER
GEN FRICKER AACTA PITCH HOST
CARLY HEATON AACTA PITCH JUDGE
STEPHEN CORVINI AACTA PITCH JUDGE
BILLY BOWRING AACTA PITCH JUDGE
BECKY LUCAS COMEDIAN
BEC CHARLWOOD COMEDIAN
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