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Nov
SYDNEY EVENT WRAP-UP

The 2012 JMC Academy Martini Awards were held on the 19th of November at The Vanguard in Sydney. This year was the first time the awards were held in Sydney.


JMC226-Martini-w-ear-logo-120px1.jpgThe event screened over 20 shortlisted films created by JMC Academy students across numerous categories including documentaries, short films and animations. What was witnessed was truly some of Sydney's most promising new filmmakers.

WINNERS:

BEST SCREEN PLAY
Wilted: Written by Andrew Smith

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Never Stop This: Steven Dao

BEST EDITING
Phoenix Will Rise: Edited by Mitch McKay

BEST DIRECTION
Brother: Directed by Gemma Atkinson

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Everybody Swims: by Kimberley Brewster

BEST ANIMATION
My Barry: by Dylan Deliseo, Adam Kavanagh and Nick McDonnell

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
12'Oclock: Directed by Sophie Mulley

BEST SHORT FILM
Twisted Drifter: Directed by Ned Speldewinde

BEST GRADUATE PRODUCTION
Honey Trap: Written, Produced and Directed by Hayden Anderson

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD
Honey Trap: Written, Produced and Directed by Hayden Anderson

BEST MOCKTAIL
In recognition of the supremely talented high school-aged filmmakers, we also ran an award category aptly named. the Mocktails. The Mocktails invited high school students across Sydney to submit a short film or documentary. The award and corresponding accolades went to talented High School Student and filmmaker Savannah Lamble from Pymble Ladies College for her film I'M SORRY