Fleurieu Film Fest

Fleurieu Film Festival winners announced

The winners of the 2023 Fleurieu Film Festival were announced on Saturday night.
Under a Fleurieu night sky, filmmakers and fans enjoyed food and wine among the vines at the picturesque McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Coast Visitor Centre. Opened by the Hon Andrea Michaels MP, Minister for the Arts, the festival screened twelve finalist short films by emerging filmmakers with a theme of gift, followed by the presentation of awards across thirteen categories.
Watch the finalist short films and our interviews with the filmmakers on C44 at 8.30pm on Saturday 18 February or catch up on CTV+.
Daniel Roach Memorial Award (Best Fleurieu School Film Production) 
Victor Harbor High School, Sarah Johnson, Noemi Nesslauer and Poppy Weir for A Queen Of Hearts.
Best Use Of Theme 
Director Angus Rawson for Picture Perfect.
Best Documentary
Samuel Chen for Goanna.
Best Actor
Hamish Phillips in Patricide.
Best Young South Australian Filmmakers (Under 24 Years of Age) 
Director Harrison ‘Rizz’ Thomas for Selma and director Ryan Nash for IN THE PRESENT.
Best Production Design
Pierah Summers for Picture Perfect.
Best Cinematography 
Samuel Chen for Goanna.
Best Edit 
Dante Niedzwiedz for IN THE PRESENT.
Best Sound Design
Roisin Gleeson for Desiderium.
Best Score Composers
Nick Boniciolli, Daish Malani & Ben Cosford for The Love We Lost.
Best Script Writers 
Angus Becke-Smith and Ryan Nash for IN THE PRESENT.
Best Director 
Jon-Luc D’Lima for The Love We Lost.
Best Films 
Director Grace Shuying Liu and producer Wei Gao for All Is Well .
Director Nick Crowhurst and producer Jasmin Watkins for Beat.
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