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MINCA's 2010 CARBON CUTS SHORT FILM COMPETITION
MINCA’s short-film competition, funded by the Department of
Environment and Resource Management, and based on the theme: ‘Protecting the
Environment by Reducing our Carbon Footprint’, can only be described as an
The event attracted an amazing 16 films – all bar one of which
was made on the island by islanders (not bad for a resident population of
around 2500!). There were 8 films in the ‘Under 18 years’ category and 8 in the
‘18 years and over’ category. The
World Premier Screening and Awards took place on Sunday 6 June (World Environment Day) at Magnetic
Island’s All Seasons Hotel. Around 170 people made it standing room only in the
Endeavour Room – with others sitting on tables and the floor!
The films have been uploaded to YouTube; you'll find them here
Olivia Illidge accepts her prize from judges Sue Clothier (l), Charlie Veron and Julie Heath (Photo: George Hirst)
Producer/Directors of 'Sick World', George Hirst and Pen Sheridan (l) and cast members
(Photo: Wendy Tubman)
And the winners were...
UNDER 18s CATEGORY
Ist - Save the Puffy Bird by Brittany Weatherspoon 2nd - It’s All About Crap by Jalu Kyle, Jumara Kyle & Marli Kyle 3rd - Our Lorax by Olivia Illidge
To Marley Hannan for Creativity and Risk-taking in Film-making (Films: Anti-Electro Man; Carbon Cutting; and The Wimp)
To Eden Pigram for Special Use of Music in Film-making (Film: Bridge to Nature)
To Reuben Micic, Toby Bealy & Jude Micic forPassion and Enthusiasm in Film-making (Film: Not Radical Bay Too)
Sam Kininmonth accepts his prize - and threatens to use it to buy a leaf-blower... (Photo: George HIrst, Magnetic Times)
The successful Kyle producer/directors (front) with judges Sue Clothier (left), Charlie Veron and Julie Heath (Photo: George Hirst, Magnetic Times)
OVER 18s CATEGORY
1st - Practical Ways to Save Carbon by Sam Kininmonth 2nd - Take the Lead by Penelope Sheridan & George
Hirst 3rd - Nature's Perspective by Stuart Kininmonth
To Penelope Sheridan and George Hirst for Outstanding Overall Production (Film: Sick World)
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS
Under 18 Category: It's All About Crap by Jalu, Jumara
& Marli Kyle
18 and Over Category: Sick World by Pen Sheridan & George Hirst
Other films in the competition were:
Under 18s category...
Anti-Electro Man by Marley Hannan
Carbon Cuts by Marley Hannan The Wimp by Marley Hannan
Bridge to Nature by Eden Pigram
Not Radical Bay Too by Reuben Micic, Toby
Beale & Jude Micic
The Girl and the Plastic Bags by Lindsay
The C-Change Allowance by Lawrence and
The Recycling Dilemma by Robbie-Lyn Wood
The 16th film, 3Rs4..., was not included in those up for awards
as one of the people involved in its creation was the organiser of
the Film Festival and was involved in selecting the judges.
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