Session 13: Best of the Fest
Time/Date: 12.30pm 13 July
An extra special collection of films as voted by kids and industry juries.
Rating TBC | International Short Films | 59.40 mins | 5+
Post No Bills (2017), dir. Robin Hays and Andy Poon, CANADA
On an urban city wall plastered with posters, Noodle Boy must make his way through a series of obstacles and challenges in order to save his crush, Miss Fortune from the city’s clean up crew.
Taking It Too Far (2018), dir. Alako Myles, AUSTRALIA
Things become problematic for two strangers waiting at a bus stop after a joke goes too far.
Cookie? (2017), dir. Peter Trandžik, SLOVAKIA
A young boy who has no friends, lives in a house far away from city and goes to school by bike every day.
Handball Legends (2017), dir. Class of S3M – Hobartville Public School, AUSTRALIA
Rocky Rodgerson is the undefeated handball champion of Hobartville PS, he also happens to be the school bully. Nathan decides to challenge Rocky for the title, helped along the way by a mysterious elderly lady named Ethel.
Sherbert Rozencrantz, You’re Beautiful (2018), dir. Natalie van den Dungen, AUSTRALIA
It’s 1987 and 10 year old Milly’s world revolves around her pet guinea pig Sherbert. When her mother attempts to engineer for her a ‘real’ friend, it results in ridicule and forces Milly to question her sense of self.
The Pen Licence (2018), dir. Olivia Peniston-Bird, AUSTRALIA
Nine-year-old Tiana knows it will take a miracle to get her Pen Licence. She’s fallen behind in class, her writing loops are a mess, and the pressure’s really on.
Lost and Found (2018), dir. Andrew Goldsmith and Bradley Slabe, AUSTRALIA
A bumbling knitted dinosaur must unravel himself to save the love of his life.
Two Balloons (2017), dir. Mark C. Smith, UNITED STATES
Two adventurous lemurs navigate their dirigibles halfway around the world to a place where happenstance and fate threaten to disrupt their reunion.