The second annual Unscene Film Festival invited filmmakers to create a short film based around the theme of 'The Future of Cinema”. After viewing a ton of excellent entries, our judges decided these films deserved the podium.
Samuel Kidd took out first place with his film 'Reunion', taking out the $10,000 first prize, along with a swag of gear from Blackmagic.
Molly Daniels and Ryan Zorzut came in second for their film 'Build a Film', bringing home $2,000 and a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera.
Finally, Kyron Gray and Steven Santillan from Slapshop Films grabbed third place with their entry 'Girl in the Machine', winning $1,000 cash and a Blackmagic Video Assist 4K.
Created by: Sam Kidd
Bio: Created by a hard working group of young whipper snappers who simply wish to leave their print on the film industry. Cheerio!
Synopsis: Cinema is hesitantly attending his 10 year reunion. Is the future for this medium really as bleak as everyone thinks?
Created by: Molly Daniels and Ryan Zorzu
Bio: Molly Daniels and Ryan Zorzut are best friends and two thirds of production company Yung Victoria. They were delighted to a) make a movie about movies and b) fill the cast and crew with their talented friends.
Synopsis: In the year 2038, streaming services and the demand for content has culminated in Build-a-Film, an app that lets you create a unique film by combining two genres.
Created by: Kyron Gray and Steven Santillan
Bio: Steven Santillan and Kyron Gray are Brisbane based filmmakers who have a flair for making comedy and action films. Kyron and Steven have a passion for film making and plan to continue pursuing the craft to ensure their love of storytelling continues. Slapshot Films is a local Brisbane based film production company created in 2011. Their aim is to develop studio into a film and television production company with both local and international reach.
Synopsis: Holographic TV's are the Future of Cinema and offer the most immersive movie experience ever. Aiden and Susie get more than they bargained for when the marketing hype gets a little too real.