Catchlight Film Festival Unveils Finalists

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Sydney, Aug 24: Sony Australia has revealed the contenders for the third annual Catchlight Film Festival, a platform designed to honor the finest achievements in short-form filmmaking captured using Sony cameras across Australia and New Zealand.
This event serves as an inspiration for filmmakers of all calibers, spotlighting the remarkable skills of cinematographers and storytellers who rely on the Sony system to encapsulate their narratives.
The victors of this edition’s Catchlight Film Festival are scheduled to be unveiled on Saturday, September 9, during the awards ceremony held in Sydney.

Catchlight Film Festival Unveils Finalists
Catchlight Film Festival Unveils Finalists.

Hosted by Sony Australia, the event will showcase winners in four distinct categories: Fiction (scripted), Non-Fiction (documentary), Student Fiction, and Music Video, thereby encouraging submissions from a diverse spectrum of short filmmakers.
Last year, the Fiction category was won by “The Urn,” as highlighted by the 2022 Catchlight Film Festival’s movie poster.
Built upon Sony’s extensive involvement in the global film and television domain, coupled with its technological prowess in the realm of digital imaging, the Catchlight Film Festival aspires to provide a nurturing environment for the thriving filmmaking communities of Australia and New Zealand.Finalists for the Catchlight Film Festival 2023 include:

Fiction Category:

  1. “HAVEN” directed by Krish Maharaj
  2. “Straight on ‘til Mourning” directed by Kaitlyn Boye
  3. “Subject” directed by Fraser Whitehead
  4. “Bangay Lore” directed by Jahvis Loveday
  5. “Forgiving” by Chromatic Aberration Productions

Non-Fiction Category:

  1. “HaMidbar” directed by Kirsten Slemint
  2. “We Can Be Heroes” directed by Hayden Huynh
  3. “The Instigator” directed by Chelsea Williams
  4. “Pitch Black” directed by Guillym Davenport
  5. “Where The Dreamings Come From” directed by Matt Deavin

Music Video Category:

  1. “Baby Prince – Shake ft. Blessed” directed by Bronson Moyle
  2. “Burnout” directed by Jon Copson
  3. “Tatsuya & Moog – Celosia Fields”

Student Fiction Category:

  1. “It Takes a Village” directed by Amelia P
  2. “The Extra” directed by Tyler Kang
  3. “Hill’s Hoist” directed by Angus Becke-Smith
  4. “Bovine Rider” directed by Percibrey Constance

For an opportunity to watch the films created by these finalists, please visit the following link: Catchlight Film Festival Official Website.

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