2022 Dendy Awards for Short Australian Films

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In partnership with the Sydney Film Festival, we are proud to present the finalists for the 2022 Dendy Awards for Short Australian Films.

Selected from hundreds of entries from around the country the finalists will compete for three unique awards:

The Dendy Live Action Short Award (with the winner eligible for the Academy Awards), the Rouben Mamoulian Award for Best Director, and finally the Yoram Gross Animation Award.

We are proud to present the following short films:

Donkey - Dir. Jonathan Daw, Tjunkaya Tapaya

2166 – Dir. Anna Phuong Nguyen, Lilian Yu Wen Cao, Winston Liu

The Moths Will Eat Them Up – Dir. Luisa Martiri, Tanya Modini

Ghosted – Dir. Nathan Lacey, Nick Lacey

Right Here – Dir. Claudia Bailey

Sisyphus – Dir. Edward Mayo King

Stonefish – Dir. Megan Smart

Yao Yao Goes To Little Bay - Dir. Johnathan Lo

Speech – Dir. Charles Leversha

Farmers – Dir. Tim Carlier

Be sure to come along and watch the beginnings of some very promising screen industry careers.