Our Awards

Since its inception eleven years ago, 401 Sydney Film School films have screened in 188 prestigious film festivals locally and abroad with 65 awards. Sydney Film School has had it's films broadcast in most major territories and secured international and local DVD distribution deals for some of its films.

 

- I'm Fine, How Are You? -

Honorable Mention (Best Short Documentary category) - 2013 Asians on Film Festival, Sydney

 

- Human Meat Factory -

Best Film Award - 2012 Sandfly Film Festival, Australia

 

- Blood Brothers -

Best Local Film - 2012 Sydney Latin American Film Festival, Sydney

 

- Myrtil, Palemone -

Best Experimental Short - 2012 Arizona Underground Film Festival, USA


- Love -

'Blue Velvet' Award - 2012 Sydney Underground Film Festival, Australia

 

- The Room -

Best Direction in a Student Film - 2012 ADG (Australian Directors Guild) Awards, Australia

 

- Letters Home -

Best Film - 2012 Western Union Short Film Competition, Australia (part of the 2012 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne)

 

- All Gone Extreme Clean -

Audience Award - 2012 Und Bitte Film Festival, Hannover, Germany


- Beyond -

Best International Film - 2012 FFresh, The Student Moving Image Festival of Wales

 

- Camera Obscura -

Best Australian Animation - 2012 World of Women WOW Film Festival, Sydney

Best Student Film - 2012 Monstra Animation Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal
Best Composer Award (Christina Christensen) - 2012 World of Women WOW Film Festival, Sydney
Best International Film - 2011 SandFly Film Festival, Australia
Official Competition for New Portugese Filmmakers - 2011 Cinanima, 35th International Animation Film Festival, Portugal


- Reflection -

Best Performance Award (Sarah Jane Coombe for her role in Reflection directed by Kyle Sellers) - 2011 SandFly Film Festival, Australia

 

- Red and Green -

Children's Choice Award Gold - 2011 Sapporo International Short Film Festival & Market, Japan 

 

- Ol' Blue Eyes -

Best Student Film - 2011 Antenna International Documentary Film Festival, Sydney

- Real Time -  Boundary Breaking Award - 2011 Sydney Underground Film Festival, Sydney

- Broken Wings -

Special Mention - 2012 Harmony Film Festival, Sydney
Best Film Directed by 19 years old - 2011 Novemberfestivalen, Sweden
Best Film - 2011 Dalarnas Filmfestival, Sweden   

- Berry Bliss -

Finalist - 2012 Aurora Short Film Festival, Aurora Community Channel
Best Film Runner-up - 2011 Shorts on the Green Film Festival, Australia

 

- Clean Up On Aisle 9 -

Best Film - 2011 Shorts on the Green Film Festival, Australia
Best Director - 2011 Shorts on the Green Film Festival, Australia
Audience Award - 2011 The World of Women: WOW Film Festival, Sydney

- Hir -

Best in Session Award - 2011 BiReal Film Screening, Queensland, Australia

- Always the Godfather-

Outstanding Student Film Award - 2010 Queer Fruits Film Festival, Sydney 

- Eulogy -

Best Tertiary Experimental Film - 2010 ATOM Awards, Melbourne
Best Experimental - 2010 Tirana Film Festival, Albania
Best Film Finalist - 2009 Gstaad Film Festival, Switzerland

- Chasing Mel -

Best Film Finalist - 2010 SKANC Film Festival, Melbourne 

- Mr. Hector Dudley -

Best Film - 2009 Leichhardt Film Festival, Sydney

- My Little Musical -

Best Australian Student Film - 2009 WOW Film Festival, Sydney 

- Owned -

Best Short Film - 2009 Japanese Film Festival, Sydney
Audience Award - 2009 Japanese Film Festival, Sydney 

- Stain -

Best Tertiary Animation Finalist - 2010 ATOM Awards, Melbourne
Audience Award - 2009 WOW Film Festival, Sydney

- My Final Confession -

Best Cinematography - 2009 International Film Festival of India
Best Short Film Finalist - 2009 International Film Festival of India

- 7:23 -

Grand Prix - 2008 One Take Film Festival, Croatia
Best Cinematography - 2011 PASTO International Film Festival, Colombia

- My Dad Susan -

Best Documentary - 2008 St Kilda Film Festival, Melbourne
Best Film - 2007 Foster Community Film Festival, Australia

- Go Quickly -

Runner Up - 2007 Film For Film Festival, Sydney 
Best Film - 2007 Japanese Film Festival, Sydney
Best Editing - 2007 Japanese Film Festival, Sydney
Best Film Finalist - 2006 ATOM Awards, Melbourne
Highly Commended - 2006 Dendy Awards, Sydney Film Festival 

- I Met a Real Streety Once -

Best Film - 2007 Film For Film Festival, Sydney

 - Plato's Phaedrus - 

Best Tertiary Experimental Film - 2007 ATOM Awards, Melbourne

- Richard -

Best Documentary Director - 2007 Asian Festival of First Films, Singapore

- Tango Trois -

Best Student Film - 2006 Japanese Film Festival, Sydney

- Troy -

Best Documentary - 2006 South Florida International Student Film and Video Festival, USA