2009 Award Winners


The 2009 festival showcased 15 feature films and 70 shorts and music videos, along with hosting parties, filmmaking forums, and the inaugural screenplay writers competition.


Best Film: Splinter Splinter
Best Foreign Language Film: No Morire Sola (I'll Never Die Alone) I'll Never Die Alone (No Morire Sola)
Best Australian Film: I Know How Many Runs You Scored Last Summer I Know How Many Runs You Scored Last Summer
Best Director: Adrián García Bogliano (I'll Never Die Alone) I'll Never Die Alone (No Morire Sola)
Best Australian Director: Ursula Dabrowsky (Family Demons) Family Demons
Best Female Performance: Olga Fedori (Mum and Dad) Olga Fedori (Mum and Dad)
Best Male Performance: Shea Whigham (Splinter) Shea Whigham (Splinter)
Best Special Effects: Splinter Splinter
Best Special Effects (Short Film): Treevenge Treevenge
Best Short Film: Una Storia Di Lupi (A Wolf's Tale) Una Storia Di Lupi
Best Short Animation: The Facts in the Case of Mr Hollow The Facts in the Case of Mr Hollow
Best Lovecraft Film: AM 1200 AM 1200
Best Short Australian Film: A Break in the Monotony A Break in the Monotony
Best Music Video: More Control - The Heist and the Accomplice
(Dir: Steve Daniels)
More Control
Directors' Choice (BEST FEATURE): Reel Zombies Reel Zombies
Directors' Choice (BEST SHORT): Allure Allure
Independent Spirit Award (FEATURE FILM): Finale Finale
Independent Spirit Award (SHORT): The Red Hours The Red Hours
Independent Spirit Award (AUSTRALIAN FILM): Taber Corn Taber Corn




Feature Screenplay Winners:
1st - Terminal - (Paul Campion & Elisabeth Pinto)
2nd - Children of the Night - (Harry Basil)
3rd - Footage - (Duncan Samarasinghe)


Short Screenplay Winners:
1st - Brother Moose's Broken Shorts - (A. J. Mitchler)
2nd - Fragments of Normal - (Gwyn Duffy)
3rd - Mr. Roach - (Franck Zuanic)
Fantastic Planet
Cockneys Vs. Zombies