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2019 FILM SCREENING
Benalla Shorts screened Saturday 6th April to a sell out audience. What a day!
Best Film $1,500. We had a tie for Best Film with our Judges not able to separate
ROBBIE AND ROSE THE SHADOW
EACH RECEIVE $750 AS THEIR SHARE OF FIRST PRIZE.
The Friends of the Benalla Library donated $1,000 towards this major prize. FRIENDS OF BENALLA LIBRARY
Our judges, Tony Bonner AM and John Orcsik, presented the awards and congratulated all involved in the movies entered for 2019. Those in attendance had the opportunity to discuss their work with these very famous Australian Actors.
DINK RECEIVES THE $500 FOR THIS CATEGORY. The Benalla Rotary Club and Benalla Bowls Club jointly sponsored this award.
THE $500 LOCAL ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD (WITHIN 100 KILOMETRES OF BENALLA) WENT TO …
Filmed in the Shepparton area and won the $500 sponsored by the Friends of Benalla Performing Arts and Convention Centre.
THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD WAS WON BY SKETCHBOOK
SKETCHBOOK RECEIVED THE $200
Two other awards were made
This film received a Junior Encouragement Award sponsored by AFI/AACTA. Congratulations to Caleb Willdon (aged 11 years)
Best Performance Award was won by Actor Jack Braddy and he received an award also sponsored by AFI/AACTA
A big Thank You to our 2017 Benalla Shorts winner, Michael Raso, for filming the evening and we look forward to have some ‘live’ footage. Michael continues to be a great ambassador for Benalla Shorts during the last 2 years. We are indebted to him for his continued support.
Congratulations to our other finalists
ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS of BENALLA SHORTS WILL BE HELD – and we thank the following Cinemas for their support.
Bright 5 May 3.15 pm
Swanpool 10 May 7.30 pm
To be advised
NOW TO 2020 – watch this space for details soon.