Flinders Flicks 2014
A panel of judges will chose the “Best Festival Film” & “Encouragement Awards” – the audience will play the role of critic to select the “Peoples Choice Award” with prizes being awarded to these films.
2014 Best Film – Sponsored by Flinders Island Regional Arts
2014 Audience Choice Award – Sponsored by Flinders Island Fresh
2014 Judges Encouragement Award –Sponsored by Unavale Vineyard
2014 Most Creative Use of Theme – WAVE –Sponsored by SW Building
2014 Young Filmmaker of the Year (under 16 years)
–Sponsored by Morning Mist Accommodation
This year our special guest judge was Jane Longhurst.
Jane grew up in Hobart and has worked extensively in theatre, television and radio since graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts. Her television credits include Blue Heelers, GP and Janus (ABC Television), The Flying Doctors, Neighbours and A Country Practice. Jane has performed for various independent theatre companies, Melbourne Theatre Company, La Mama and in A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the Royal Botanical Gardens of Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney. Jane lived in Japan for two years where she worked as a radio broadcaster for a multilingual radio station and voiced characters for video games destined for international markets.
Returning to live in Tasmania, Jane has worked in marketing and sponsorship roles with Ten Days on the Island, Theatre Royal and Festival of Voices. Recent theatre credits include The Breath of Life directed by Julian Meyrick, This Uncharted Hour by Finegan Kruckemeyer and Terminus and The State of the Tasmanian Economy for Blue Cow Theatre. For the last two years Jane has been the Executive Officer for the Theatre Council of Tasmania, the peak body for theatre in the state and is currently the Co-Chair of the Tasmanian Creative Industries Council.
Jane has presented concerts with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, hosted events big and small and can be heard regularly discussing sport on Statewide Mornings with Leon Compton on ABC Local Radio where she also works as a fill in presenter. She will appear in the role of Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf for Tasmanian Theatre Company in November, performed in the Fort Nelson House, Sandy Bay.
Jane joined Jon ‘the Juggler’ Hizzard and Vicki Warden as the judging panel of Flinders Flicks 2014.
The 2014 Rules
Your short film can be made on any topic or subject matter – it’s your choice.
Films must be under 3 minutes.
Films must include titles and credits
Films must include the ‘Flinders Flicks” icon – this year its WAVE