CLAYTON JACOBSON HEADS JUDGES IN 2016 AUSSIE BOFA SHORT FILM COMPETITION
The panel of judges this year will include one of Australia’s best known film directors and actors, Clayton Jacobson, who is best known for Kenny, Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries and internationally distributed Kenny’s World plus many shorts such as Mordy Koots, Melma, I Love U, Tanaka and Tickler. Clayton has had, as well, a long association with Tropfest.
The competition is open to all Aussie film makers with a film of 15 minutes or less made in the last five years. Up to 40 of the short film entries will be selected for screening at the Festival.
Aussie Launceston is a proud partner of the 2016 BOFA Aussie Short Film Competition. Chris Antypas, Aussie Launceston Franchisee said: “Aussie Launceston is a natural partner for the BOFA Aussie short film competition. We love Australian stories and are excited that a leading Australian film maker like Clayton Jacobson is getting involved and joining this year’s judging panel.”
There will be separate awards for Best Aussie Short Film and Best Tassie Short Film.
Each winning film maker will receive the unique hand crafted blown glass BOFA Devil Short Award plus $1,000.
All short film entrants will receive a pass to see eight films of their choice at the 2016 BOFA Festival and an invitation to the industry only BOFA Devil Awards function.
The seventh Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival will be held in Launceston from Thursday, November 10 to Sunday, November 13.
Entries for the Aussie Short Film Competition close on July 31 and details are on the BOFA web site at www.bofa.com.au/short-film-awards/